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Dakar vs Turku Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Turku, Finland is approximately 6,009 km or 3,734 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Turku bearing 229.8° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 202.9° or SSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Turku has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Turku is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 19.5 °C (35.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.2 °C (29.2°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 248.1 mm (9.8 in) less which is equivalent to 248.1 l/m² (6.09 US gal/ft²) or 2,481,000 l/ha (265,235 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • There are 1281 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 3h 31' more per day or about 1 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.4° higher in Dakar than in Turku.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.7°C (31.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+50) +28 (+50) +24 (+43) +18 (+32) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +15 (+27) +21 (+38) +25 (+45) +27 (+49) +19 (+34)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +27 (+49) +27 (+49) +24 (+42) +19 (+33) +13 (+24) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +17 (+30) +21 (+38) +25 (+46) +27 (+49) +20 (+35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+47) +27 (+49) +25 (+45) +20 (+36) +17 (+31) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +17 (+31) +22 (+40) +24 (+43) +25 (+45) +20 (+37)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -43 (-2) -32 (-1) -34 (-1) -38 (-1) -34 (-1) -33 (-1) -18 (-1) +81 (+3) +62 (+2) -32 (-1) -70 (-3) -59 (-2) -248 (-10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -18.5 ( -60) -13.5 ( -48) -11 ( -35) -11.5 ( -38) -9.5 ( -31) -9 ( -30) -4 ( -13) +1 (+3) -2 ( -7) -12 ( -39) -17.5 ( -58) -18.5 ( -60)   -126 ( -35)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +6h 48' +5h 56' +4h 09' +3h 52' +1h 17' -1h 06' -0h 50' -0h 13' +2h 34' +5h 27' +7h 16' +7h 03'   +3h 31'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 54' +2h 52' +0h 30' -1h 57' -4h 15' -5h 39' -5h 00' -2h 52' -0h 26' +2h 01' +4h 19' +5h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +45.6 +45.6 +45.7 +45.8 +34.7 +28.4 +34.2 +45.6 +45.7 +45.5 +45.5 +45.6   +42.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -31 -20 -7 +3 +17 +12 +13 +13 +7 -5 -24 -36   -4.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +19.3 (+35) +21.7 (+39) +20.5 (+37) +17.9 (+32) +16.5 (+30) +13.4 (+24) +13.6 (+24) +14.7 (+26) +17.5 (+32) +19.5 (+35) +19.3 (+35) +18.2 (+33) +17.7 (+32)

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