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Dakar vs Santa Elena Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Santa Elena, Venezuela is approximately 4,902 km or 3,046 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Santa Elena bearing 73.5° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 81.2° or E .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Santa Elena has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Santa Elena is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.9 °C (5.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5 °C (9°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1281.1 mm (50.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1281.1 l/m² (31.44 US gal/ft²) or 12,811,000 l/ha (1,369,581 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • There are 730 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 1h 59' more per day or about 1 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.6° lower in Dakar than in Santa Elena.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.7°C (1.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -4 (-6) +-2 (-3) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +-1 (-2) +0 (-1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) +1 (+2) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +9 (+15) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) +5 (+8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -66 (-3) -56 (-2) -87 (-3) -165 (-6) -213 (-8) -244 (-10) -169 (-7) -21 (-1) +21 (+1) -85 (-3) -113 (-4) -85 (-3) -1281 (-50)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -12.5 ( -40) -10.5 ( -37) -12 ( -39) -14.5 ( -48) -23.5 ( -76) -25 ( -83) -17 ( -55) -9 ( -29) -3 ( -10) -9 ( -29) -15.5 ( -52) -15.5 ( -50)   -167 ( -46)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 38' +1h 46' +3h 13' +4h 00' +4h 27' +3h 52' +1h 48' +0h 21' -0h 44' +0h 25' +1h 38' +1h 32'   +1h 59'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 32' -0h 20' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 28' +0h 35' +0h 32' +0h 20' +0h 03' -0h 14' -0h 28' -0h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -10.1 -10 -9.9 +4.6 +10.1 +10.1 +10 +4.6 -9.8 -9.9 -10.1 -10.2   -2.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -24 -16 -13 -13 -15 -19 -17 -12 -9 -10 -22 -27   -16.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6 (-11) -4.4 (-8) -4 (-7) -3.1 (-6) -1.9 (-3) +1 (+2) +3.3 (+6) +4 (+7) +3.8 (+7) +3.2 (+6) -0.6 (-1) -4.1 (-7) -0.7 (-1)

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