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Dakar vs Santos Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Santos, Brazil is approximately 5,318 km or 3,305 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Santos bearing 39° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 36.5° or NE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Santos has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Santos is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 3 °C (5.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.7 °C (3.1°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1667.9 mm (65.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1667.9 l/m² (40.93 US gal/ft²) or 16,679,000 l/ha (1,783,096 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.7° higher in Dakar than in Santos.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.2°C (0.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Dakar relative to Santos. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Santos 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) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +6 (+10) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +3 (+6) 1 (+1) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +3 (+6) +8 (+14) +11 (+19) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +3 (+5) 0 (0) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -5 (-8) -5 (-9) -1 (-2) +3 (+6) +8 (+15) +11 (+21) +9 (+17) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +3 (+6) 0 (-1) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -276 (-11) -219 (-9) -243 (-10) -195 (-8) -170 (-7) -90 (-4) -52 (-2) +94 (+4) +6 (+0) -126 (-5) -162 (-6) -235 (-9) -1668 (-66)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 04' -1h 17' -0h 14' +0h 53' +1h 50' +2h 18' +2h 05' +1h 17' +0h 12' -0h 55' -1h 51' -2h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -29.8 -11.5 +9.9 +33.1 +38.6 +38.7 +38.4 +33.1 +10.4 -12.2 -29.8 -37.5   +6.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -24 -20 -20 -16 -11 -12 -6 +0 -7 -9 -17 -27   -14.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.3 (-15) -7.5 (-14) -8.3 (-15) -4.4 (-8) +0.8 (+1) +5 (+9) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +3.6 (+6) -1.1 (-2) -6.6 (-12) -0.2 (0)

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