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Dakar vs Shirakawa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Shirakawa, Japan is approximately 13,794 km or 8,572 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Shirakawa bearing 333.7° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 201.4° or SSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Shirakawa has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Shirakawa is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 13.2 °C (23.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17 °C (30.6°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 884.7 mm (34.8 in) less which is equivalent to 884.7 l/m² (21.71 US gal/ft²) or 8,847,000 l/ha (945,803 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19° higher in Dakar than in Shirakawa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.7°C (19.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+37) +20 (+37) +17 (+30) +10 (+17) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +7 (+12) +12 (+22) +16 (+29) +20 (+35) +12 (+21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+38) +21 (+37) +18 (+32) +12 (+21) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +4 (+8) +8 (+15) +14 (+26) +19 (+33) +21 (+38) +13 (+24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+39) +21 (+38) +18 (+33) +14 (+25) +11 (+19) +9 (+15) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +9 (+16) +16 (+28) +21 (+37) +22 (+40) +14 (+26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -27 (-1) -42 (-2) -68 (-3) -99 (-4) -112 (-4) -167 (-7) -102 (-4) -36 (-1) -57 (-2) -79 (-3) -63 (-2) -33 (-1) -885 (-35)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 28' +0h 54' +0h 09' -0h 37' -1h 18' -1h 38' -1h 29' -0h 54' -0h 08' +0h 38' +1h 19' +1h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +22.4 +22.4 +22.5 +22.5 +11.4 +5 +10.8 +22.2 +22.2 +22.1 +22.2 +22.3   +19
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -13 -7 -2 +1 +0 -11 -13 -7 -7 -5 -12 -18   -7.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +16.4 (+30) +17.5 (+32) +16 (+29) +11.4 (+21) +7.7 (+14) +5.1 (+9) +2.7 (+5) +2.6 (+5) +6.4 (+12) +12.7 (+23) +15 (+27) +15.3 (+28) +10.7 (+19)

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