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Dakar vs Shendi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Shendi, Sudan is approximately 5,442 km or 3,382 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Shendi bearing 275.2° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 260.5° or W .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Shendi has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Shendi is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 4.8 °C (8.6°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6 °C (10.8°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 335.3 mm (13.2 in) more which is equivalent to 335.3 l/m² (8.23 US gal/ft²) or 3,353,000 l/ha (358,458 US gal/ac) more. About 5 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.9° higher in Dakar than in Shendi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 39% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.8°C (17.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -9 (-17) -11 (-19) -8 (-15) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -5 (-10) -5 (-8) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) -5 (-9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) -1 (0) +6 (+0) +40 (+2) +125 (+5) +125 (+5) +35 (+1) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +335 (+13)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 06' +0h 04' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 05' -0h 07' -0h 06' -0h 04' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 05' +0h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +2 +2 +2 +2 -2 -2 -1.9 +1.9 +1.9 +1.9 +1.9 +1.9   +0.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +24 +36 +43 +50 +52 +47 +39 +36 +43 +45 +34 +20   +39.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.7 (+14) +10.7 (+19) +11 (+20) +12.1 (+22) +11.3 (+20) +10.4 (+19) +8.3 (+15) +6.9 (+12) +8.7 (+16) +11.2 (+20) +11.8 (+21) +7.8 (+14) +9.8 (+18)

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