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Dakar vs Wad Medani Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Wad Medani, Sudan is approximately 5,475 km or 3,402 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Wad Medani bearing 277.2° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 263.5° or W .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Wad Medani has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Wad Medani is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 4.3 °C (7.7°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3 °C (5.4°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 106.5 mm (4.2 in) more which is equivalent to 106.5 l/m² (2.61 US gal/ft²) or 1,065,000 l/ha (113,856 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.1° lower in Dakar than in Wad Medani.
  • Relative humidity levels are 26.9% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.3°C (9.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-8) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -4 (-8)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) -1 (0) -13 (0) -18 (-1) -28 (-1) +53 (+2) +88 (+3) +21 (+1) -1 (0) +0 (+0) +107 (+4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 01' -0h 00' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 01' +0h 00' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.3 -0.3 -0.3 -0.3 +0.3 +0.3 +0.3 -0.3 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4   -0.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +23 +35 +43 +49 +43 +28 +13 +8 +13 +25 +26 +17   +26.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +5.6 (+10) +9 (+16) +10.2 (+18) +10.9 (+20) +5.6 (+10) +2.5 (+5) +1.2 (+2) +0.8 (+1) +1.1 (+2) +4 (+7) +7.4 (+13) +5.2 (+9) +5.3 (+10)

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