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Dakar vs San Francisco, California Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and San Francisco, California, Usa is approximately 10,273 km or 6,383 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from San Francisco, California bearing 69.3° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 130° or SE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas San Francisco, California has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas San Francisco, California is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 10.3 °C (18.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.3 °C (4.1°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 87.5 mm (3.4 in) less which is equivalent to 87.5 l/m² (2.15 US gal/ft²) or 875,000 l/ha (93,543 US gal/ac) less. About 5/6 as much.
  • There are 14 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 0h 02' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.5° higher in Dakar than in San Francisco, California.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.3°C (16.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Dakar relative to San Francisco, California. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of San Francisco, California vs Dakar.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +9 (+16) +12 (+22) +14 (+24) +9 (+16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +10 (+18) +9 (+17) +8 (+15) +9 (+15) +10 (+17) +10 (+19) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +13 (+24) +14 (+25) +10 (+19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +10 (+18) +9 (+17) +10 (+17) +10 (+18) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +15 (+26) +14 (+25) +12 (+21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -108 (-4) -80 (-3) -78 (-3) -34 (-1) -4 (0) +8 (+0) +60 (+2) +163 (+6) +129 (+5) +6 (+0) -72 (-3) -78 (-3) -88 (-3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -10.5 ( -34) -9.5 ( -34) -9 ( -29) -5.5 ( -18) -2.5 ( -8) +1 (+3) +8.5 (+27) +14.5 (+47) +12 (+40) +1 (+3) -6.5 ( -22) -9.5 ( -31)   -16 ( -5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 03' +1h 52' +1h 17' +0h 12' -0h 58' -2h 48' -2h 09' -2h 23' -1h 54' +0h 23' +1h 54' +2h 01'   +0h 02'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 30' +0h 56' +0h 10' -0h 38' -1h 20' -1h 41' -1h 32' -0h 56' -0h 08' +0h 40' +1h 21' +1h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +22.7 +22.7 +22.7 +22.8 +11.7 +5.5 +11.4 +22.9 +22.9 +22.8 +22.8 +22.8   +19.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -20 -11 -3 +1 +4 +4 +2 +6 +9 +7 -7 -22   -2.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6.5 (+12) +6.8 (+12) +8 (+14) +8.2 (+15) +9 (+16) +10.1 (+18) +10.4 (+19) +10.8 (+19) +10.5 (+19) +12 (+22) +10.9 (+20) +7.8 (+14) +9.3 (+17)

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