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Dakar vs Trincomalee Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Dakar, Senegal and Trincomalee, Sri Lanka is approximately 10,694 km or 6,645 mi.
  • To reach Dakar in this distance one would set out from Trincomalee bearing 286° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Dakar bearing 259.4° or W .
  • Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Trincomalee has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • The annual mean temperature is 4.2 °C (7.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F) more in Dakar. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1156.1 mm (45.5 in) less which is equivalent to 1156.1 l/m² (28.37 US gal/ft²) or 11,561,000 l/ha (1,235,948 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2° lower in Dakar than in Trincomalee.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.5°C (9.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-8) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -9 (-15) -6 (-10) -4 (-8) -4 (-8) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) 0 (-1) -1 (-2) -4 (-8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -8 (-14) -5 (-8) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) -4 (-8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -8 (-14) -8 (-15) -8 (-14) -6 (-12) -3 (-6) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -4 (-8) -4 (-7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -130 (-5) -99 (-4) -54 (-2) -50 (-2) -51 (-2) -16 (-1) -10 (0) +76 (+3) +30 (+1) -180 (-7) -333 (-13) -341 (-13) -1156 (-46)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -12.5 ( -40) -5.5 ( -19) -5 ( -16) -6.5 ( -22) -5.5 ( -18) 0 ( 0) +5 (+16) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) -11 ( -35) -18.5 ( -62) -17.5 ( -56)   -62 ( -17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 19' -0h 12' -0h 02' +0h 08' +0h 17' +0h 21' +0h 19' +0h 12' +0h 01' -0h 08' -0h 17' -0h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6.1 -6 -6 +0.5 +6 +6.2 +6.1 +0.8 -6.2 -6.2 -6.2 -6.2   -2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -25 -17 -14 -8 +1 +6 +9 +11 +11 -2 -21 -30   -6.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -10.8 (-19) -9.6 (-17) -9.9 (-18) -9.4 (-17) -7 (-13) -2.9 (-5) -0.2 (0) +0.3 (+1) +0.1 (+0) -1.6 (-3) -5.5 (-10) -9.7 (-17) -5.5 (-10)

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