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Dakar vs Windhoek Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Windhoek, Namibia is approximately 5,603 km or 3,482 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Windhoek bearing 314.5° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 317.1° or NW .
  • Both have a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Windhoek is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 5 °C (9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4 °C (7.2°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 42.9 mm (1.7 in) more which is equivalent to 42.9 l/m² (1.05 US gal/ft²) or 429,000 l/ha (45,863 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/9 as much.
  • There are 554 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Dakar. In whichever way circa 1h 30' less per day or about 6/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.6° higher in Dakar than in Windhoek.
  • Relative humidity levels are 33.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 15.3°C (27.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +-1 (-2) +3 (+5) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +-1 (-2) +-3 (-5) +1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +7 (+13) +13 (+23) +15 (+26) +12 (+21) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) +1 (+1) +5 (+9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +11 (+20) +16 (+29) +19 (+34) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +9 (+16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -75 (-3) -72 (-3) -81 (-3) -38 (-1) -5 (0) +9 (+0) +60 (+2) +165 (+6) +133 (+5) +25 (+1) -32 (-1) -47 (-2) +43 (+2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7.5 ( -24) -8.5 ( -30) -8 ( -26) -2.5 ( -8) -0.5 ( -2) +2 (+7) +9 (+29) +15 (+48) +13 (+43) +3 (+10) -3.5 ( -12) -5.5 ( -18)   +6 (+1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 15' -0h 21' +0h 38' +1h 00' -0h 23' -1h 44' -3h 09' -4h 30' -3h 26' -2h 05' -1h 24' -1h 23'   -1h 30'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 59' -1h 14' -0h 13' +0h 51' +1h 45' +2h 12' +2h 00' +1h 14' +0h 11' -0h 53' -1h 47' -2h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -30.9 -12.9 +8.4 +31.7 +37.2 +37.3 +37.1 +31.8 +9.1 -13.4 -30.7 -37.2   +5.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +15 +14 +12 +24 +38 +38 +44 +53 +57 +53 +29 +21   +33.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.5 (+5) +3 (+5) +3.2 (+6) +8.5 (+15) +17.8 (+32) +22.8 (+41) +26.7 (+48) +27.8 (+50) +26.7 (+48) +23.9 (+43) +12.9 (+23) +8.1 (+15) +15.3 (+28)

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