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Yaounde vs Dakhla Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Yaounde, Cameroon and Dakhla, Western Sahara is approximately 3,676 km or 2,284 mi.
  • To reach Yaounde in this distance one would set out from Dakhla bearing 122.7° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Yaounde bearing 129.5° or SE .
  • Yaounde has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Dakhla has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Yaounde is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Dakhla is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 3.4 °C (6.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.8 °C (5°F) less in Yaounde. The continentality subtype is extremely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1595.3 mm (62.8 in) more which is equivalent to 1595.3 l/m² (39.15 US gal/ft²) or 15,953,000 l/ha (1,705,482 US gal/ac) more. About 49 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1454 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Yaounde. In whichever way circa 3h 58' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 8.4° higher in Yaounde than in Dakhla.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.6°C (4.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +6 (+11) +4 (+8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) -1 (-2) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +15 (+1) +50 (+2) +139 (+5) +179 (+7) +219 (+9) +162 (+6) +70 (+3) +100 (+4) +244 (+10) +294 (+12) +108 (+4) +15 (+1) +1595 (+63)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +1 (+3) +3 (+11) +12 (+39) +15 (+50) +17 (+55) +15 (+50) +9 (+29) +8 (+26) +17 (+57) +21 (+68) +13 (+43) +4 (+13)   +135 (+37)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 48' -2h 35' -4h 21' -4h 12' -4h 29' -5h 20' -5h 32' -5h 13' -5h 02' -4h 01' -2h 40' -1h 25'   -3h 58'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 05' +0h 40' +0h 07' -0h 28' -0h 58' -1h 13' -1h 06' -0h 40' -0h 06' +0h 29' +0h 58' +1h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +19.8 +19.6 +19.4 +3.7 -12.8 -19.1 -13.1 +3.4 +19.5 +19.6 +19.8 +19.8   +8.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -3 -4 -3 -3 -1 +0 -2 -1 -3 -2 -5 -6   -2.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +5.1 (+9) +5.5 (+10) +5 (+9) +4.2 (+8) +3.7 (+7) +2.3 (+4) +0.6 (+1) +0.2 (+0) -0.5 (-1) +0.4 (+1) +1.5 (+3) +3.5 (+6) +2.6 (+5)

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