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Dakar vs Umm Benin Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Umm Benin, Sudan is approximately 5,545 km or 3,446 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Umm Benin bearing 278.4° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 265.2° or W .
  • Both have a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Both are in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 3.9 °C (7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.5 °C (2.7°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 121.3 mm (4.8 in) less which is equivalent to 121.3 l/m² (2.98 US gal/ft²) or 1,213,000 l/ha (129,678 US gal/ac) less. About 7/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.7° lower in Dakar than in Umm Benin.
  • Relative humidity levels are 26.5% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.6°C (10.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -5 (-8) -8 (-15) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -5 (-8) -1 (-1) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +1 (+0) 0 (0) -1 (0) -19 (-1) -71 (-3) -70 (-3) -11 (0) +34 (+1) +13 (+1) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) -121 (-5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 05' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 04' +0h 06' +0h 05' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 04' -0h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.7 -1.6 -1.6 -1.6 +1.6 +1.7 +1.6 -1.5 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7   -0.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +26 +36 +44 +48 +38 +27 +12 +8 +10 +21 +27 +21   +26.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6.6 (+12) +9.3 (+17) +10.6 (+19) +10 (+18) +3.9 (+7) +3.8 (+7) +2.5 (+5) +2 (+4) +1.3 (+2) +3.7 (+7) +7.3 (+13) +6.1 (+11) +5.6 (+10)

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