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Dakar vs Sao Goncalo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Sao Goncalo, Brazil is approximately 3,305 km or 2,054 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Sao Goncalo bearing 43.6° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 45.1° or NE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Sao Goncalo has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Sao Goncalo is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 2.1 °C (3.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 590.4 mm (23.2 in) less which is equivalent to 590.4 l/m² (14.49 US gal/ft²) or 5,904,000 l/ha (631,177 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.9° lower in Dakar than in Sao Goncalo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.8% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.7°C (1.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -6 (-12) -5 (-10) +-2 (-4) +-1 (-1) +-3 (-6) +-4 (-8) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -9 (-16) -5 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) 0 (-1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -4 (-8) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -4 (-6) -1 (-1) +4 (+6) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -118 (-5) -183 (-7) -249 (-10) -178 (-7) -72 (-3) -39 (-2) +37 (+1) +143 (+6) +120 (+5) +17 (+1) -22 (-1) -49 (-2) -590 (-23)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 06' -0h 41' -0h 07' +0h 28' +0h 59' +1h 14' +1h 07' +0h 41' +0h 06' -0h 29' -1h 00' -1h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.3 -20.4 -7.2 +15.9 +21.4 +21.5 +21.3 +16 -6.7 -20.2 -21.2 -21.5   -1.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 -7 -10 -7 +0 +4 +12 +21 +22 +21 +9 -2   +4.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.3 (-13) -7 (-13) -7.2 (-13) -5.8 (-10) -0.4 (-1) +1.8 (+3) +4.2 (+8) +6.4 (+12) +6.1 (+11) +4.8 (+9) +0.9 (+2) -4.6 (-8) -0.7 (-1)

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