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Dakar vs Wadi Halfa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Wadi Halfa, Sudan is approximately 5,197 km or 3,230 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Wadi Halfa bearing 270° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 253.7° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Wadi Halfa has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Wadi Halfa is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 2 °C (3.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.2 °C (18.4°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 408.3 mm (16.1 in) more which is equivalent to 408.3 l/m² (10.02 US gal/ft²) or 4,083,000 l/ha (436,500 US gal/ac) more. About 114 5/9 as much.
  • There are 913 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 2h 29' less per day or about 7/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.1° higher in Dakar than in Wadi Halfa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 37.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.4°C (20.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (0) +-2 (-4) -6 (-11) -12 (-22) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -7 (-13) +-2 (-4) +0 (0) -8 (-14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) -2 (-3) -6 (-11) -9 (-15) -7 (-13) -5 (-10) -5 (-9) -5 (-9) -2 (-3) +4 (+6) +5 (+10) -2 (-4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +10 (+0) +60 (+2) +164 (+6) +134 (+5) +36 (+1) +1 (+0) 0 (0) +408 (+16)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +0.5 (+2) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) +8.5 (+27) +14.5 (+47) +13 (+43) +4.5 (+15) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0)   +43 (+12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 05' -1h 46' -0h 36' -0h 46' -1h 42' -3h 20' -4h 21' -4h 46' -3h 34' -2h 32' -1h 58' -2h 25'   -2h 29'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 24' +0h 15' +0h 02' -0h 10' -0h 21' -0h 27' -0h 24' -0h 15' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 21' +0h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +7.1 +7.1 +7.1 +7.1 -3.8 -7 -3.9 +7 +7 +7 +7 +7   +4.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +14 +27 +37 +46 +50 +49 +48 +49 +50 +44 +24 +9   +37.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +8.5 (+15) +11.3 (+20) +11.6 (+21) +11.7 (+21) +11.4 (+21) +12.7 (+23) +12.8 (+23) +12.2 (+22) +12.8 (+23) +13 (+23) +10.8 (+19) +7.8 (+14) +11.4 (+21)

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