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Dakar vs Seattle, Washington Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Seattle, Washington, Usa is approximately 9,875 km or 6,136 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Seattle, Washington bearing 69.2° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 139.3° or SE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Seattle, Washington has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Seattle, Washington is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 12.8 °C (23.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7 °C (12.6°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 552.5 mm (21.8 in) less which is equivalent to 552.5 l/m² (13.56 US gal/ft²) or 5,525,000 l/ha (590,659 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • There are 1007 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 2h 46' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29.5° higher in Dakar than in Seattle, Washington.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.3°C (20.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+31) +15 (+26) +13 (+23) +11 (+19) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +10 (+17) +14 (+26) +18 (+33) +19 (+34) +12 (+22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +14 (+26) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +10 (+17) +10 (+17) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +15 (+27) +18 (+33) +18 (+33) +13 (+23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+26) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +11 (+21) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +16 (+28) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +13 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -134 (-5) -101 (-4) -96 (-4) -63 (-2) -46 (-2) -30 (-1) +39 (+2) +134 (+5) +85 (+3) -46 (-2) -143 (-6) -152 (-6) -553 (-22)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -18.5 ( -60) -14.5 ( -51) -16 ( -52) -11.5 ( -38) -10.5 ( -34) -7 ( -23) +4 (+13) +10 (+32) +5 (+17) -9 ( -29) -16.5 ( -55) -18.5 ( -60)   -103 ( -28)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 01' +5h 03' +4h 29' +3h 14' +2h 00' +0h 48' -2h 48' -1h 36' +0h 44' +3h 48' +5h 40' +5h 52'   +2h 46'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 31' +1h 32' +0h 16' -1h 03' -2h 13' -2h 50' -2h 34' -1h 32' -0h 14' +1h 05' +2h 15' +2h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +32.7 +32.6 +32.7 +32.8 +21.7 +15.5 +21.4 +32.9 +32.9 +32.8 +32.8 +32.8   +29.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -23 -15 -6 +6 +10 +8 +10 +8 +5 -5 -19 -29   -4.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +9.9 (+18) +10.2 (+18) +10.9 (+20) +12.1 (+22) +11.4 (+21) +11.1 (+20) +11 (+20) +10.2 (+18) +11.7 (+21) +13.5 (+24) +13.2 (+24) +10.8 (+19) +11.3 (+20)

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