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Dakar vs Taif Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Taif, Saudi Arabia is approximately 6,149 km or 3,821 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Taif bearing 273.4° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 253.8° or WSW .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Taif has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Taif is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2 °C (3.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.7 °C (12.1°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 293.9 mm (11.6 in) more which is equivalent to 293.9 l/m² (7.21 US gal/ft²) or 2,939,000 l/ha (314,199 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.8° higher in Dakar than in Taif.
  • Relative humidity levels are 24.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.8°C (17.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +4 (+8) +1 (+2) 0 (-1) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) +4 (+8) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -5 (0) -3 (0) -15 (-1) +0 (+0) -30 (-1) +5 (+0) +57 (+2) +159 (+6) +128 (+5) +26 (+1) -21 (-1) -7 (0) +294 (+12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 23' +0h 14' +0h 02' -0h 09' -0h 20' -0h 25' -0h 23' -0h 14' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 20' +0h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +6.7 +6.8 +6.8 +6.8 -4.1 -6.7 -4.1 +6.6 +6.7 +6.6 +6.6 +6.7   +3.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -5 +8 +18 +24 +34 +46 +45 +47 +47 +33 +6 -6   +24.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +4 (+7) +6.2 (+11) +6.3 (+11) +6.4 (+12) +7.9 (+14) +14.6 (+26) +14.6 (+26) +14.7 (+26) +15 (+27) +13.5 (+24) +8.5 (+15) +5.4 (+10) +9.8 (+18)

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