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Atbara vs Dakar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Atbara, Sudan and Dakar, Senegal is approximately 5,489 km or 3,411 mi.
  • To reach Atbara in this distance one would set out from Dakar bearing 79.1° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Atbara bearing 94.5° or E .
  • Atbara has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Atbara is in or near the tropical desert biome whereas Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 5.6 °C (10°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.9 °C (12.4°F) more in Atbara. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 353 mm (13.9 in) less which is equivalent to 353 l/m (8.66 US gal/ft) or 3,530,000 l/ha (377,380 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.5° lower in Atbara than in Dakar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 36.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.9°C (14.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +7 (+12) +9 (+17) +11 (+20) +10 (+17) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +1 (+3) 0 (0) +6 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -2 (0) -1 (0) +0 (+0) 0 (0) +3 (+0) -9 (0) -41 (-2) -138 (-5) -128 (-5) -35 (-1) -1 (0) 0 (0) -353 (-14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 09' -0h 06' -0h 01' +0h 04' +0h 08' +0h 11' +0h 10' +0h 06' +0h 00' -0h 04' -0h 08' -0h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -3 -3 -3 -3 +3 +3 +2.8 -2.9 -2.9 -2.9 -2.9 -2.9   -1.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -19 -32 -41 -47 -50 -47 -39 -39 -45 -43 -26 -14   -36.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -5.3 (-10) -8.8 (-16) -9.8 (-18) -9.7 (-17) -9.2 (-17) -9.4 (-17) -6.8 (-12) -6.3 (-11) -8 (-14) -9.7 (-17) -7.3 (-13) -4.7 (-8) -7.9 (-14)

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