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Dakar vs Tamanrasset Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Tamanrasset, Algeria is approximately 2,572 km or 1,598 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Tamanrasset bearing 253.6° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 246.1° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Tamanrasset has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Tamanrasset is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.6 °C (4.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.6 °C (17.3°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 370.1 mm (14.6 in) more which is equivalent to 370.1 l/m² (9.08 US gal/ft²) or 3,701,000 l/ha (395,661 US gal/ac) more. About 9 5/8 as much.
  • There are 332 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 0h 54' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.9° higher in Dakar than in Tamanrasset.
  • Relative humidity levels are 43.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.9°C (32.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +-1 (-2) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -4 (-7) -4 (-7) +-3 (-5) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +-1 (-2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) -1 (-1) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) +1 (+1) +5 (+8) +9 (+16) +10 (+17) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) 0 (0) -3 (0) -1 (0) -5 (0) +6 (+0) +56 (+2) +159 (+6) +126 (+5) +34 (+1) -1 (0) -1 (0) +370 (+15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) 0 ( 0) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2) 0 ( 0) +7 (+23) +13 (+42) +10 (+33) +2 (+6) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2)   +31 (+8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 07' -0h 53' -0h 23' +0h 10' -0h 42' -0h 38' -2h 56' -3h 36' -1h 44' +0h 21' +0h 34' +0h 05'   -0h 54'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 27' +0h 17' +0h 03' -0h 11' -0h 24' -0h 31' -0h 28' -0h 17' -0h 02' +0h 12' +0h 24' +0h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +8 +8 +8.1 +8.1 -2.9 -7.9 -3.1 +8 +8 +8 +8 +8   +4.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +31 +38 +44 +48 +51 +49 +51 +53 +51 +44 +33 +25   +43.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +18 (+32) +18.7 (+34) +18.9 (+34) +17.3 (+31) +16.5 (+30) +16.2 (+29) +18.3 (+33) +18.2 (+33) +17.9 (+32) +18.5 (+33) +19.1 (+34) +17.3 (+31) +17.9 (+32)

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