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Dakar vs Wajir Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Wajir, Kenya is approximately 6,480 km or 4,027 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Wajir bearing 286.3° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 277.2° or W .
  • Both have a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Wajir is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean temperature is 5 °C (8.9°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 39.3 mm (1.5 in) more which is equivalent to 39.3 l/m² (0.96 US gal/ft²) or 393,000 l/ha (42,014 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.8° lower in Dakar than in Wajir.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.7°C (6.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -5 (-9) +-4 (-6) -4 (-7) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -8 (-15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -10 (-19) -9 (-17) -7 (-12) -2 (-3) +0 (+0) 0 (0) -1 (-3) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -6 (-10) -5 (-9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -7 (-12) -3 (-6) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -10 (0) -5 (0) -49 (-2) -89 (-4) -15 (-1) +5 (+0) +57 (+2) +158 (+6) +126 (+5) +7 (+0) -96 (-4) -52 (-2) +39 (+2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2) -3 ( -10) -5.5 ( -18) -2.5 ( -8) +2 (+7) +9 (+29) +15 (+48) +13 (+43) +3 (+10) -4.5 ( -15) -2.5 ( -8)   +23 (+6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 40' -0h 25' -0h 04' +0h 17' +0h 36' +0h 45' +0h 41' +0h 25' +0h 04' -0h 18' -0h 36' -0h 45'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -12.9 -12.7 -12.2 +7.4 +12.9 +13 +12.9 +7.6 -12.2 -12.8 -13 -13   -2.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -4 +4 +6 +2 +4 +1 +10 +14 +16 +13 -5 -12   +4.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9.2 (-17) -7.9 (-14) -8.2 (-15) -8.3 (-15) -5.4 (-10) -1.5 (-3) +2.6 (+5) +3.3 (+6) +2.6 (+5) +0.7 (+1) -5 (-9) -8.6 (-15) -3.7 (-7)

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