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Dakar vs Kita Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Kita, Mali is approximately 887 km or 551 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Kita bearing 283° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 281.1° or W .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Kita has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Kita is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.8 °C (6.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.5 °C (0.9°F) less in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 497.7 mm (19.6 in) less which is equivalent to 497.7 l/m² (12.21 US gal/ft²) or 4,977,000 l/ha (532,074 US gal/ac) less. About 4/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.7° lower in Dakar than in Kita.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -15 (-26) -13 (-23) -6 (-10) +-1 (-2) +0 (0) +-1 (-2) -4 (-7) -6 (-11) -6 (-11) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -8 (-14) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -9 (-17) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) -4 (-7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -8 (-14) -6 (-11) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +2 (+0) +1 (+0) -1 (0) -12 (0) -10 (0) -131 (-5) -145 (-6) -118 (-5) -54 (-2) -27 (-1) -4 (0) 0 (0) -498 (-20)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 05' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 04' +0h 06' +0h 05' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 04' -0h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.7 -1.6 -1.6 -1.6 +1.6 +1.7 +1.6 -1.5 -1.6 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7   -0.7

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