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Dakar vs Tessalit Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Tessalit, Mali is approximately 2,051 km or 1,275 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Tessalit bearing 255.7° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 250.1° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Tessalit has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Tessalit is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 4.4 °C (7.8°F) cooler.
  • 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 344.4 mm (13.6 in) more which is equivalent to 344.4 l/m² (8.45 US gal/ft²) or 3,444,000 l/ha (368,186 US gal/ac) more. About 6 as much.
  • There are 355 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 0h 58' less per day or about 8/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.9° higher in Dakar than in Tessalit.
  • Relative humidity levels are 48.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16°C (28.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-2 (-3) -5 (-9) -8 (-15) -12 (-22) -15 (-26) -14 (-25) -12 (-21) -11 (-19) -10 (-19) -7 (-13) +-3 (-5) +0 (0) -8 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) -1 (-3) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) -6 (-11) -7 (-12) -3 (-6) +1 (+2) +3 (+6) -4 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +2 (+4) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) +0 (+1) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +1 (+0) -1 (0) +0 (+0) -4 (0) +4 (+0) +44 (+2) +139 (+5) +123 (+5) +36 (+1) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +344 (+14)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -0.5 ( -2) 0 ( 0) -0.5 ( -2) 0 ( 0) +5 (+16) +8 (+26) +9 (+30) +4.5 (+15) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0)   +25.5 (+7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 27' -0h 59' -0h 03' +0h 08' -0h 17' -0h 12' -2h 01' -2h 40' -1h 38' -1h 01' -0h 42' -0h 40'   -0h 58'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 18' +0h 11' +0h 02' -0h 07' -0h 16' -0h 20' -0h 18' -0h 11' -0h 01' +0h 08' +0h 16' +0h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.4 +5.5 +5.5 +5.5 -4.8 -5.4 -4.4 +5.4 +5.4 +5.4 +5.4 +5.4   +2.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +38 +47 +50 +55 +56 +53 +49 +46 +54 +55 +45 +34   +48.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +16.9 (+30) +19.4 (+35) +18 (+32) +17.7 (+32) +15 (+27) +13.8 (+25) +11.8 (+21) +9.4 (+17) +14 (+25) +18.8 (+34) +20.1 (+36) +17.3 (+31) +16 (+29)

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