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Dakar vs Padang, Sumatra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia is approximately 13,025 km or 8,094 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Padang, Sumatra bearing 286.1° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 263.3° or W .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Padang, Sumatra has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Padang, Sumatra is in or near the tropical wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.7 °C (4.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.5 °C (11.7°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 4353.1 mm (171.4 in) less which is equivalent to 4353.1 l/m² (106.84 US gal/ft²) or 43,531,000 l/ha (4,653,753 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • There are 451 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 1h 14' more per day or about 1 1/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.7° lower in Dakar than in Padang, Sumatra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.6°C (4.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) +-1 (-2) +-1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) -3 (-6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-10) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -4 (-6) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -3 (-5) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -359 (-14) -251 (-10) -355 (-14) -409 (-16) -339 (-13) -279 (-11) -192 (-8) -185 (-7) -325 (-13) -536 (-21) -580 (-23) -545 (-21) -4353 (-171)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -15.5 ( -50) -12.5 ( -44) -15 ( -48) -16.5 ( -55) -13.5 ( -44) -10 ( -33) -3 ( -10) +1 (+3) -3 ( -10) -15 ( -48) -20.5 ( -68) -19.5 ( -63)   -143 ( -39)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 19' +0h 44' +2h 32' +2h 36' +1h 36' +0h 52' -0h 01' -0h 48' +0h 22' +1h 40' +2h 18' +1h 36'   +1h 14'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 48' -0h 30' -0h 05' +0h 21' +0h 43' +0h 54' +0h 49' +0h 30' +0h 04' -0h 21' -0h 44' -0h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15.5 -15.2 -12.4 +10 +15.5 +15.7 +15.6 +10.3 -11.8 -15.4 -15.6 -15.7   -2.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -12 -6 -3 +1 +5 +6 +9 +11 +10 +4 -7 -17   +0.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.8 (-16) -7.2 (-13) -6.4 (-12) -5 (-9) -2.7 (-5) +0.5 (+1) +2.7 (+5) +3.1 (+6) +2.3 (+4) +0.9 (+2) -2.7 (-5) -7.7 (-14) -2.6 (-5)

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