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Cork vs Dakar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cork, Ireland and Dakar, Senegal is approximately 4,210 km or 2,616 mi.
  • To reach Cork in this distance one would set out from Dakar bearing 9.1° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Cork bearing 14.3° or NNE .
  • Cork has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Cork is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 14 °C (25.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4 °C (7.2°F) more in Cork. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 635.1 mm (25 in) more which is equivalent to 635.1 l/m² (15.59 US gal/ft²) or 6,351,000 l/ha (678,964 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1634 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Cork. In whichever way circa 4h 28' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 33.8° lower in Cork than in Dakar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 19.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.6°C (17.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -12 (-22) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -12 (-22) -16 (-29) -18 (-32) -18 (-32) -14 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-28) -15 (-27) -14 (-24) -13 (-23) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -13 (-23) -17 (-30) -19 (-33) -18 (-32) -14 (-25)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -14 (-25) -17 (-31) -19 (-34) -17 (-31) -15 (-26)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +117 (+5) +78 (+3) +94 (+4) +57 (+2) +70 (+3) +47 (+2) +10 (+0) -94 (-4) -40 (-2) +62 (+2) +114 (+4) +122 (+5) +635 (+25)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +14.5 (+47) +10.5 (+37) +12 (+39) +10.5 (+35) +10.5 (+34) +8 (+27) +2 (+6) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) +7 (+23) +13.5 (+45) +15.5 (+50)   +99 (+27)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -6h 09' -6h 07' -6h 27' -5h 04' -3h 19' -2h 18' -2h 05' -1h 23' -3h 06' -5h 11' -6h 20' -6h 15'   -4h 28'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 07' -1h 53' -0h 20' +1h 17' +2h 44' +3h 31' +3h 10' +1h 53' +0h 17' -1h 20' -2h 46' -3h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -37 -37 -37.1 -37.2 -26.1 -19.8 -25.6 -37.1 -37.1 -36.9 -37 -37.1   -33.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +34 +28 +24 +14 +8 +10 +9 +8 +11 +18 +29 +37   +19.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.8 (-14) -8.7 (-16) -8.2 (-15) -9.2 (-17) -9.4 (-17) -9 (-16) -9.2 (-17) -9.6 (-17) -10.5 (-19) -12.6 (-23) -11.9 (-21) -8.8 (-16) -9.6 (-17)

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