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Dakar vs Entebbe Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Entebbe, Uganda is approximately 5,726 km or 3,558 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Entebbe bearing 288.9° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 282° or WNW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Entebbe has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Entebbe is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.8 °C (5.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1161.1 mm (45.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1161.1 l/m² (28.5 US gal/ft²) or 11,611,000 l/ha (1,241,293 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • There are 643 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 1h 45' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.7° lower in Dakar than in Entebbe.
  • Relative humidity levels are 14.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.5°C (0.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +0 (0) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +2 (+4) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) 0 (0) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -77 (-3) -84 (-3) -170 (-7) -278 (-11) -278 (-11) -103 (-4) -13 (0) +81 (+3) +57 (+2) -47 (-2) -136 (-5) -115 (-5) -1161 (-46)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6.5 ( -21) -7.5 ( -27) -13 ( -42) -17.5 ( -58) -16.5 ( -53) -8 ( -27) +2 (+6) +7 (+23) +6 (+20) -4 ( -13) -11.5 ( -38) -10.5 ( -34)   -80 ( -22)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 29' +1h 24' +3h 07' +4h 04' +3h 27' +2h 20' +1h 00' +0h 13' +0h 48' +1h 34' +1h 46' +0h 54'   +1h 45'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 45' -0h 28' -0h 05' +0h 19' +0h 40' +0h 51' +0h 46' +0h 28' +0h 04' -0h 20' -0h 41' -0h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.6 -14.3 -12.7 +9 +14.6 +14.7 +14.5 +9.2 -12.4 -14.4 -14.6 -14.7   -2.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -23 -18 -17 -16 -13 -13 -10 -6 -5 -7 -18 -27   -14.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.4 (-12) -5.1 (-9) -5.2 (-9) -3.9 (-7) -1.8 (-3) +2.1 (+4) +4.7 (+8) +5.6 (+10) +4.8 (+9) +3.8 (+7) +0.2 (+0) -4.6 (-8) -0.5 (-1)

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