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Dakar vs Zaranj Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Zaranj, Afghanistan is approximately 8,172 km or 5,078 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Zaranj bearing 277.5° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 241.5° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Zaranj has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Zaranj is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 3 °C (5.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22 °C (39.6°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 361.4 mm (14.2 in) more which is equivalent to 361.4 l/m² (8.87 US gal/ft²) or 3,614,000 l/ha (386,361 US gal/ac) more. About 8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.9° higher in Dakar than in Zaranj.
  • Relative humidity levels are 25.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.6°C (19.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +6 (+11) +0 (0) -8 (-14) -11 (-20) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -11 (-20) -7 (-13) +-1 (-2) +6 (+11) +9 (+17) +-3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+26) +11 (+20) +5 (+10) -2 (-3) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) 0 (0) +5 (+9) +13 (+23) +15 (+27) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+30) +14 (+25) +9 (+17) +3 (+6) 0 (0) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) +0 (+0) +6 (+10) +12 (+21) +18 (+33) +19 (+35) +8 (+14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -17 (-1) -9 (0) -11 (0) -2 (0) +0 (+0) +10 (+0) +61 (+2) +165 (+6) +134 (+5) +36 (+1) -1 (0) -5 (0) +361 (+14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 00' +0h 37' +0h 06' -0h 25' -0h 53' -1h 07' -1h 00' -0h 37' -0h 05' +0h 26' +0h 53' +1h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +16.2 +16.3 +16.3 +16.3 +5.2 -1.1 +4.7 +16.1 +16.1 +16.1 +16.1 +16.2   +12.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +0 +10 +19 +27 +35 +40 +43 +46 +42 +31 +12 -2   +25.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +13.3 (+24) +12.8 (+23) +10.2 (+18) +6.1 (+11) +5.1 (+9) +6.9 (+12) +8 (+14) +10.7 (+19) +12.7 (+23) +13.4 (+24) +15.3 (+28) +13.2 (+24) +10.6 (+19)

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