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Dakar vs Sobral Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Sobral, Brazil is approximately 3,246 km or 2,017 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Sobral bearing 50.3° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 52.6° or NE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Sobral has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Sobral is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 2.3 °C (4.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.9 °C (7°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 547.5 mm (21.6 in) less which is equivalent to 547.5 l/m² (13.44 US gal/ft²) or 5,475,000 l/ha (585,314 US gal/ac) less. About 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.4° lower in Dakar than in Sobral.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.6°C (4.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) +-3 (-5) +-3 (-5) +-5 (-9) +-6 (-10) +-6 (-11) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -6 (-10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -3 (-6) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) -1 (-2) -4 (-6) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -5 (-8) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -3 (-6) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -99 (-4) -128 (-5) -231 (-9) -218 (-9) -149 (-6) -49 (-2) +36 (+1) +160 (+6) +133 (+5) +31 (+1) -8 (0) -25 (-1) -548 (-22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 57' -0h 35' -0h 06' +0h 24' +0h 51' +1h 04' +0h 58' +0h 35' +0h 05' -0h 25' -0h 51' -1h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -18.3 -17.9 -10.1 +12.9 +18.4 +18.4 +18.2 +12.9 -9.6 -17.7 -18.3 -18.5   -2.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -14 -14 -18 -18 -10 -5 +5 +20 +20 +14 +4 -9   -2.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.9 (-16) -9.2 (-17) -9 (-16) -9.6 (-17) -5.3 (-10) +0 (+0) +2.3 (+4) +5.3 (+10) +5.7 (+10) +3.7 (+7) +0 (+0) -5.8 (-10) -2.6 (-5)

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