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Dakar vs Toronto, Ontario Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Toronto, Ontario, Canada is approximately 6,633 km or 4,122 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Toronto, Ontario bearing 98.7° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 132.3° or SE .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Toronto, Ontario has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Toronto, Ontario is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 16.2 °C (29.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.7 °C (33.7°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 374 mm (14.7 in) less which is equivalent to 374 l/m² (9.18 US gal/ft²) or 3,740,000 l/ha (399,831 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1027 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 2h 49' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 25.5° higher in Dakar than in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.3°C (29.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+48) +26 (+47) +21 (+39) +15 (+27) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +10 (+18) +17 (+30) +22 (+39) +26 (+46) +16 (+29)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+46) +25 (+45) +21 (+37) +15 (+27) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +11 (+19) +17 (+30) +21 (+38) +25 (+45) +16 (+29)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+45) +24 (+44) +20 (+36) +16 (+28) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +9 (+15) +11 (+21) +17 (+31) +21 (+38) +25 (+44) +17 (+30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -49 (-2) -49 (-2) -60 (-2) -62 (-2) -66 (-3) -58 (-2) -8 (0) +85 (+3) +59 (+2) -23 (-1) -70 (-3) -73 (-3) -374 (-15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -14.5 ( -47) -12.5 ( -44) -13 ( -42) -11.5 ( -38) -11.5 ( -37) -7 ( -23) 0 ( 0) +6 (+19) +3 (+10) -5 ( -16) -12.5 ( -42) -13.5 ( -44)   -92 ( -25)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 32' +4h 55' +5h 15' +4h 26' +2h 30' -0h 00' -1h 54' -1h 50' +0h 40' +3h 13' +5h 40' +5h 25'   +2h 49'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 04' +1h 16' +0h 13' -0h 52' -1h 50' -2h 20' -2h 06' -1h 16' -0h 12' +0h 54' +1h 51' +2h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +28.8 +28.7 +28.7 +28.8 +17.8 +11.5 +17.4 +28.9 +28.9 +28.8 +28.8 +28.8   +25.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -16 -7 +1 +12 +15 +14 +17 +19 +16 +11 -6 -19   +4.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +20.2 (+36) +21.6 (+39) +19 (+34) +16.9 (+30) +14 (+25) +11.8 (+21) +10.8 (+19) +11.5 (+21) +13.9 (+25) +18.6 (+33) +18.7 (+34) +18.7 (+34) +16.3 (+29)

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