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Dakar vs Tambora, Sumbawa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Tambora, Sumbawa, Indonesia is approximately 15,102 km or 9,384 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Tambora, Sumbawa bearing 282.7° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 266.6° or W .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Tambora, Sumbawa has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Tambora, Sumbawa is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.2 °C (3.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 3339.1 mm (131.5 in) less which is equivalent to 3339.1 l/m² (81.95 US gal/ft²) or 33,391,000 l/ha (3,569,720 US gal/ac) less. About 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.5° lower in Dakar than in Tambora, Sumbawa.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (+2) 1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) 0 (0) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -930 (-37) -573 (-23) -564 (-22) -320 (-13) -139 (-5) -148 (-6) -11 (0) +86 (+3) +63 (+2) -52 (-2) -291 (-11) -462 (-18) -3339 (-131)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -23.5 ( -76) -20.5 ( -73) -20 ( -65) -15.5 ( -52) -9.5 ( -31) -5 ( -17) +4 (+13) +12 (+39) +10 (+33) -1 ( -3) -16.5 ( -55) -20.5 ( -66)   -106 ( -29)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 11' -0h 44' -0h 08' +0h 30' +1h 03' +1h 19' +1h 12' +0h 44' +0h 07' -0h 31' -1h 04' -1h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22.7 -21.3 -5.9 +17.2 +22.8 +22.9 +22.8 +17.6 -5.1 -21.3 -22.7 -23   -1.5

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