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Dakar vs Tanta Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Tanta, Egypt is approximately 5,238 km or 3,255 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Tanta bearing 261.4° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 241.4° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Tanta has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Tanta is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 4.9 °C (8.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.5 °C (13.5°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 361.9 mm (14.2 in) more which is equivalent to 361.9 l/m² (8.88 US gal/ft²) or 3,619,000 l/ha (386,895 US gal/ac) more. About 8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.7° higher in Dakar than in Tanta.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.4°C (8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +5 (+10) +9 (+15) +10 (+18) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -11 (0) -7 (0) -7 (0) -3 (0) -1 (0) +10 (+0) +61 (+2) +165 (+6) +134 (+5) +35 (+1) -3 (0) -12 (0) +362 (+14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 59' +0h 36' +0h 06' -0h 25' -0h 52' -1h 06' -1h 00' -0h 36' -0h 05' +0h 26' +0h 53' +1h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +16 +16 +16 +16.1 +5 -1.3 +4.5 +15.9 +16 +15.9 +15.9 +16   +12.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -17 -9 -5 +7 +13 +11 +5 +4 +6 +5 -9 -19   -0.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +4.5 (+8) +5.6 (+10) +5 (+9) +4.6 (+8) +4 (+7) +3.4 (+6) +2.6 (+5) +2.6 (+5) +4 (+7) +6.3 (+11) +5.9 (+11) +4.7 (+8) +4.4 (+8)

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