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Dakar vs Santiago Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Santiago, Chile is approximately 7,779 km or 4,834 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Santiago bearing 55.5° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 45.3° or NE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Santiago has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Santiago is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 10.7 °C (19.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.4 °C (11.5°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 151.3 mm (6 in) more which is equivalent to 151.3 l/m² (3.71 US gal/ft²) or 1,513,000 l/ha (161,750 US gal/ac) more. About 1 4/7 as much.
  • There are 589 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 1h 36' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.1° higher in Dakar than in Santiago.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.1°C (16.4°F) higher.

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) +-5 (-9) +-4 (-7) +-2 (-4) +2 (+4) +9 (+16) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +-1 (-2) +6 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +4 (+8) +8 (+15) +13 (+23) +18 (+33) +20 (+36) +19 (+34) +16 (+30) +13 (+24) +9 (+17) +4 (+8) +11 (+19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +14 (+25) +19 (+34) +22 (+40) +21 (+38) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +13 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) 0 (0) -3 (0) -7 (0) -40 (-2) -46 (-2) -20 (-1) +127 (+5) +119 (+5) +27 (+1) -7 (0) 0 (0) +151 (+6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2) -1 ( -3) -3.5 ( -12) -7.5 ( -24) -8 ( -27) -1 ( -3) +6 (+19) +5 (+17) -1 ( -3) -2.5 ( -8) -0.5 ( -2)   -15 ( -4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 21' -1h 16' +1h 11' +3h 56' +5h 50' +5h 32' +3h 48' +2h 01' +2h 00' +1h 29' -0h 24' -2h 32'   +1h 36'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 43' -1h 41' -0h 18' +1h 10' +2h 24' +3h 02' +2h 45' +1h 41' +0h 16' -1h 12' -2h 26' -3h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.8 -2.1 +19.4 +42.7 +48.1 +48.2 +48 +42.7 +19.9 -2.9 -21 -28.1   +16.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 -2 -4 -6 -10 -15 -13 -7 -4 +0 -2 -6   -5.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.2 (+0) +1.2 (+2) +3.2 (+6) +6.7 (+12) +10.5 (+19) +14.7 (+26) +17 (+31) +17 (+31) +15.1 (+27) +12.8 (+23) +8.4 (+15) +2.4 (+4) +9.1 (+16)

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