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Dakar vs Sao Tome Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Sao Tome, Sao Tome And Principe is approximately 3,103 km or 1,928 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Sao Tome bearing 302° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 298.8° or WNW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Sao Tome has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • The average annual temperature is 1.2 °C (2.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 459.1 mm (18.1 in) less which is equivalent to 459.1 l/m² (11.27 US gal/ft²) or 4,591,000 l/ha (490,808 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1380 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 3h 46' more per day or about 1 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.8° lower in Dakar than in Sao Tome.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.5°C (6.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +0 (0) -2 (-4) -2 (-3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +4 (+6) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) -1 (-2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -80 (-3) -83 (-3) -132 (-5) -120 (-5) -112 (-4) -6 (0) +61 (+2) +164 (+6) +116 (+5) -71 (-3) -99 (-4) -98 (-4) -459 (-18)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7.5 ( -24) -7.5 ( -27) -12 ( -39) -10.5 ( -35) -9.5 ( -31) -1 ( -3) +7 (+23) +12 (+39) +7 (+23) -7 ( -23) -10.5 ( -35) -7.5 ( -24)   -47 ( -13)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 29' +3h 30' +5h 34' +5h 42' +4h 34' +2h 40' +2h 07' +2h 00' +3h 54' +4h 36' +3h 56' +3h 15'   +3h 46'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 44' -0h 28' -0h 05' +0h 19' +0h 39' +0h 50' +0h 45' +0h 28' +0h 04' -0h 20' -0h 40' -0h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.3 -14 -12.7 +8.7 +14.2 +14.3 +14.2 +8.9 -12.5 -14 -14.3 -14.4   -2.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -23 -18 -13 -10 -9 -5 +1 +5 +1 -7 -18 -27   -10.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -12.2 (-22) -9 (-16) -7.7 (-14) -6.6 (-12) -4.9 (-9) -0.1 (0) +3.6 (+6) +4.5 (+8) +2.2 (+4) +0.4 (+1) -3.2 (-6) -9 (-16) -3.5 (-6)

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