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Dakar vs Songea Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Songea, Tanzania is approximately 6,496 km or 4,037 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Songea bearing 294.8° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 292.7° or WNW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Songea has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Songea is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.3 °C (5.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.5 °C (0.9°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 737.1 mm (29 in) less which is equivalent to 737.1 l/m² (18.09 US gal/ft²) or 7,371,000 l/ha (788,009 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.8° lower in Dakar than in Songea.
  • Relative humidity levels are 11.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.2°C (11.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) +0 (0) +-1 (-2) +1 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +9 (+15) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +5 (+9) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -277 (-11) -204 (-8) -244 (-10) -115 (-5) -12 (0) +9 (+0) +58 (+2) +165 (+6) +133 (+5) +29 (+1) -73 (-3) -207 (-8) -737 (-29)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 19' -0h 49' -0h 09' +0h 34' +1h 10' +1h 28' +1h 20' +0h 49' +0h 07' -0h 35' -1h 11' -1h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.1 -22 -3.4 +19.8 +25.3 +25.4 +25.3 +20 -2.7 -22 -25 -25.4   -0.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -9 -5 -5 +2 +12 +16 +21 +29 +33 +33 +17 -6   +11.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.8 (-7) -2.7 (-5) -2.6 (-5) +0.5 (+1) +5.7 (+10) +12.1 (+22) +14.8 (+27) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +13.2 (+24) +7.3 (+13) -1.2 (-2) +6.2 (+11)

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