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Dakar vs Vaasa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Vaasa, Finland is approximately 6,174 km or 3,837 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Vaasa bearing 227.9° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 200.4° or SSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Vaasa has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Vaasa is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 20.9 °C (37.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17 °C (30.6°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 88.1 mm (3.5 in) less which is equivalent to 88.1 l/m² (2.16 US gal/ft²) or 881,000 l/ha (94,185 US gal/ac) less. About 5/6 as much.
  • There are 1249 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 3h 25' more per day or about 1 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44.9° higher in Dakar than in Vaasa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.6°C (29.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+52) +29 (+52) +26 (+47) +19 (+34) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +17 (+31) +23 (+41) +27 (+49) +28 (+50) +20 (+36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+52) +29 (+52) +25 (+45) +20 (+36) +15 (+26) +12 (+22) +12 (+21) +14 (+24) +18 (+32) +22 (+40) +27 (+48) +29 (+52) +21 (+38)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+50) +28 (+50) +27 (+49) +21 (+38) +18 (+32) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +19 (+34) +23 (+41) +26 (+47) +27 (+49) +22 (+39)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -28 (-1) -21 (-1) -24 (-1) -26 (-1) -32 (-1) -28 (-1) +3 (+0) +97 (+4) +72 (+3) -15 (-1) -48 (-2) -39 (-2) -88 (-3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -14.5 ( -47) -12.5 ( -44) -10 ( -32) -10.5 ( -35) -8.5 ( -27) -9 ( -30) -3 ( -10) +2 (+6) -1 ( -3) -10 ( -32) -15.5 ( -52) -15.5 ( -50)   -108 ( -30)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +7h 03' +5h 54' +4h 19' +3h 38' +1h 00' -1h 50' -1h 25' -0h 09' +2h 34' +5h 32' +7h 20' +7h 13'   +3h 25'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 45' +3h 16' +0h 34' -2h 13' -4h 56' -6h 43' -5h 52' -3h 17' -0h 29' +2h 17' +5h 00' +6h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +48.1 +48.1 +48.2 +48.3 +37.2 +30.9 +36.7 +48.2 +48.2 +48 +48 +48.1   +44.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -36 -29 -21 -12 -1 -1 -5 -7 -11 -17 -30 -40   -17.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +20.5 (+37) +22 (+40) +19.6 (+35) +16.5 (+30) +13.8 (+25) +11.6 (+21) +10.3 (+19) +11.8 (+21) +15.2 (+27) +18.6 (+33) +19.9 (+36) +19.6 (+35) +16.6 (+30)

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