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Dakar vs Tawau Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Tawau, Malaysia is approximately 14,665 km or 9,113 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Tawau bearing 294.2° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 250.2° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Tawau has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Tawau is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 2.3 °C (4.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.4 °C (9.7°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1349.9 mm (53.1 in) less which is equivalent to 1349.9 l/m² (33.13 US gal/ft²) or 13,499,000 l/ha (1,443,133 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.6° lower in Dakar than in Tawau.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -6 (-10) -6 (-10) -4 (-8) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -2 (-4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -136 (-5) -101 (-4) -101 (-4) -89 (-4) -125 (-5) -152 (-6) -147 (-6) -37 (-1) -44 (-2) -133 (-5) -149 (-6) -135 (-5) -1350 (-53)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 33' -0h 20' -0h 03' +0h 14' +0h 29' +0h 36' +0h 33' +0h 20' +0h 03' -0h 14' -0h 29' -0h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -10.4 -10.2 -10 +4.8 +10.3 +10.5 +10.4 +5.1 -10.3 -10.4 -10.5 -10.5   -2.6

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