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Dakar vs Sharjah Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Sharjah, United Arab Emirates is approximately 7,633 km or 4,743 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Sharjah bearing 276.7° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 248.1° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Sharjah has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Sharjah is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 1.9 °C (3.4°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.1 °C (18.2°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 306 mm (12 in) more which is equivalent to 306 l/m² (7.51 US gal/ft²) or 3,060,000 l/ha (327,134 US gal/ac) more. About 3 6/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.3° higher in Dakar than in Sharjah.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.6°C (1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) -1 (-1) -4 (-8) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -7 (0) -34 (-1) -33 (-1) -7 (0) 0 (0) +10 (+0) +60 (+2) +165 (+6) +134 (+5) +37 (+1) -4 (0) -15 (-1) +306 (+12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 37' +0h 23' +0h 04' -0h 16' -0h 33' -0h 41' -0h 37' -0h 23' -0h 03' +0h 16' +0h 33' +0h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +10.6 +10.6 +10.6 +10.7 -0.4 -6.8 -0.8 +10.5 +10.5 +10.4 +10.5 +10.6   +7.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -14 -8 -1 +11 +19 +13 +17 +18 +13 +8 -3 -17   +4.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -0.3 (-1) +0.4 (+1) -0.7 (-1) -1.2 (-2) -1.3 (-2) -2.3 (-4) -1.8 (-3) -1.4 (-3) -0.9 (-2) +1.1 (+2) +2 (+4) -0.5 (-1) -0.6 (-1)

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