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Dakar vs Santiago Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Santiago, Dominican Republic is approximately 5,658 km or 3,516 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Santiago bearing 86.5° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 103.3° or ESE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Santiago has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Santiago is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.5 °C (2.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.3 °C (4.1°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 608.8 mm (24 in) less which is equivalent to 608.8 l/m² (14.94 US gal/ft²) or 6,088,000 l/ha (650,848 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.5° higher in Dakar than in Santiago.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.6°C (6.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) +-2 (-4) +-1 (-2) -2 (-3) -4 (-7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -1 (-3) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-1) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) 0 (0) -1 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-3) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -48 (-2) -47 (-2) -59 (-2) -104 (-4) -150 (-6) -57 (-2) +4 (+0) +92 (+4) +38 (+1) -73 (-3) -125 (-5) -80 (-3) -609 (-24)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 15' +0h 09' +0h 01' -0h 06' -0h 14' -0h 17' -0h 16' -0h 09' -0h 01' +0h 07' +0h 14' +0h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +4.6 +4.6 +4.6 +4.7 -4.5 -4.7 -4.1 +4.7 +4.8 +4.7 +4.7 +4.7   +2.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -22.8 -15.9 -9.6 -5.5 -4.8 -3.4 -0.9 +2.4 +1 -4.1 -18.1 -27.6   -9.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.8 (-14) -6.4 (-12) -5.7 (-10) -5.1 (-9) -4.5 (-8) -2.1 (-4) -0.2 (0) +0.4 (+1) -0.3 (-1) -0.8 (-1) -3.4 (-6) -6.9 (-12) -3.6 (-6)

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