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Dakar vs Melgašo, Viana Do Castelo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Melgašo, Viana Do Castelo, Portugal is approximately 3,172 km or 1,971 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Melgašo, Viana Do Castelo bearing 199° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 194.4° or SSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Melgašo, Viana Do Castelo has a Mediterranean warm climate (Csb).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Melgašo, Viana Do Castelo is in or near the warm temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 10.1 °C (18.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.5 °C (11.7°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 743.1 mm (29.3 in) less which is equivalent to 743.1 l/m² (18.24 US gal/ft²) or 7,431,000 l/ha (794,423 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1006 more hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 2h 45' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24° higher in Dakar than in Melgašo, Viana Do Castelo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 3.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9°C (16.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +10 (+18) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +8 (+15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +10 (+17) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +9 (+15) +12 (+22) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +10 (+18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +11 (+20) +14 (+25) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +12 (+21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -111 (-4) -121 (-5) -141 (-6) -77 (-3) -86 (-3) -44 (-2) +41 (+2) +123 (+5) +74 (+3) -72 (-3) -155 (-6) -175 (-7) -743 (-29)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -11.5 ( -37) -12.5 ( -44) -15 ( -48) -9.5 ( -32) -10.5 ( -34) -6 ( -20) +5 (+16) +7 (+23) +5 (+17) -5 ( -16) -12.5 ( -42) -14.5 ( -47)   -80 ( -22)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 05' +4h 14' +5h 07' +4h 00' +2h 50' +0h 36' -1h 21' -1h 25' +1h 10' +3h 05' +4h 24' +5h 21'   +2h 45'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 55' +1h 11' +0h 12' -0h 48' -1h 42' -2h 09' -1h 57' -1h 11' -0h 11' +0h 50' +1h 43' +2h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +27.3 +27.3 +27.3 +27.4 +16.3 +10 +15.8 +27.3 +27.3 +27.2 +27.2 +27.3   +24
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -25 -14 -8 +6 +8 +6 +15 +16 +9 -1 -18 -31   -3.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6.8 (+12) +8.3 (+15) +7.3 (+13) +9 (+16) +8.9 (+16) +8.6 (+15) +9.9 (+18) +10.5 (+19) +10.2 (+18) +11.3 (+20) +10.4 (+19) +7.3 (+13) +9 (+16)

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