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Dakar vs San J. Matas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and San J. Matas, Dominican Republic is approximately 5,680 km or 3,529 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from San J. Matas bearing 86.4° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 103.1° or ESE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas San J. Matas has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas San J. Matas is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 0.3 °C (0.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.7 °C (3.1°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 813.7 mm (32 in) less which is equivalent to 813.7 l/m² (19.97 US gal/ft²) or 8,137,000 l/ha (869,899 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.4° higher in Dakar than in San J. Matas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) +-2 (-4) +-2 (-3) +-2 (-4) +-2 (-4) +-1 (-2) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) +-2 (-4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) +0 (+1) +1 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +0 (+0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) 0 (0) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +3 (+6) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -54 (-2) -65 (-3) -76 (-3) -150 (-6) -202 (-8) -91 (-4) +8 (+0) +100 (+4) +15 (+1) -105 (-4) -116 (-5) -79 (-3) -814 (-32)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 15' +0h 09' +0h 01' -0h 06' -0h 13' -0h 17' -0h 15' -0h 09' -0h 01' +0h 06' +0h 13' +0h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +4.5 +4.5 +4.5 +4.5 -4.3 -4.5 -4 +4.6 +4.6 +4.6 +4.5 +4.5   +2.4

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