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Dakar vs Shiraz Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Shiraz, Iran is approximately 7,304 km or 4,539 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Shiraz bearing 273.7° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 243.9° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Shiraz has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Shiraz is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 6.7 °C (12.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18 °C (32.4°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 107.3 mm (4.2 in) more which is equivalent to 107.3 l/m² (2.63 US gal/ft²) or 1,073,000 l/ha (114,711 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.5° higher in Dakar than in Shiraz.
  • Relative humidity levels are 24.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.5°C (26.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +13 (+24) +9 (+17) +5 (+10) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +9 (+15) +14 (+26) +17 (+30) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -78 (-3) -49 (-2) -48 (-2) -30 (-1) -6 (0) +10 (+0) +60 (+2) +165 (+6) +134 (+5) +32 (+1) -20 (-1) -63 (-2) +107 (+4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 53' +0h 33' +0h 06' -0h 23' -0h 47' -1h 00' -0h 54' -0h 33' -0h 05' +0h 23' +0h 48' +1h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +14.8 +14.8 +14.8 +14.9 +3.8 -2.6 +3.3 +14.7 +14.7 +14.6 +14.7 +14.7   +11.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -10 +2 +12 +21 +38 +47 +47 +51 +49 +38 +13 -9   +24.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +12.3 (+22) +12.9 (+23) +11.7 (+21) +10.5 (+19) +12.2 (+22) +15.8 (+28) +14.7 (+26) +16.5 (+30) +18.4 (+33) +19.2 (+35) +16.8 (+30) +13.3 (+24) +14.5 (+26)

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