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Dakar vs Sur Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Sur, Oman is approximately 8,075 km or 5,018 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Sur bearing 279.1° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 250.5° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Sur has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Sur is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 4 °C (7.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.9 °C (10.6°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 298.2 mm (11.7 in) more which is equivalent to 298.2 l/m² (7.32 US gal/ft²) or 2,982,000 l/ha (318,796 US gal/ac) more. About 3 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.6° higher in Dakar than in Sur.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.9°C (5.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-3) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) -11 (-19) -14 (-25) -11 (-20) -10 (-17) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) +-2 (-3) +-1 (-1) -6 (-12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -5 (-8) -8 (-15) -10 (-19) -8 (-15) -6 (-10) -4 (-6) -4 (-7) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -1 (-1) -4 (-6) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -15 (-1) -39 (-2) -11 (0) -11 (0) +1 (+0) +5 (+0) +56 (+2) +160 (+6) +134 (+5) +36 (+1) -9 (0) -8 (0) +298 (+12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 26' +0h 16' +0h 03' -0h 11' -0h 23' -0h 29' -0h 27' -0h 16' -0h 02' +0h 11' +0h 24' +0h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +7.8 +7.8 +7.9 +7.9 -3.1 -7.7 -3.3 +7.7 +7.7 +7.6 +7.7 +7.8   +4.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -14 -10 +0 +11 +17 +13 +12 +10 +12 +12 -5 -17   +3.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.2 (-8) -3.9 (-7) -4.2 (-8) -5.1 (-9) -5.3 (-10) -4.2 (-8) -2.3 (-4) -1 (-2) -0.7 (-1) +0.9 (+2) -0.6 (-1) -3.6 (-6) -2.9 (-5)

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