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Ouagadougou vs Dakhla Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and Dakhla, Western Sahara is approximately 1,971 km or 1,225 mi.
  • To reach Ouagadougou in this distance one would set out from Dakhla bearing 127.3° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Ouagadougou bearing 131.8° or SE .
  • Ouagadougou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Dakhla has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Ouagadougou is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Dakhla is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 8.4 °C (15.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) more in Ouagadougou. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 864 mm (34 in) more which is equivalent to 864 l/m² (21.2 US gal/ft²) or 8,640,000 l/ha (923,673 US gal/ac) more. About 27 1/5 as much.
  • There are 86 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Ouagadougou. In whichever way circa 0h 13' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.6° higher in Ouagadougou than in Dakhla.
  • Relative humidity levels are 32.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.1°C (5.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +14 (+25) +17 (+31) +16 (+29) +14 (+25) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +11 (+20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +8 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) +6 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -2 (0) +1 (+0) +12 (+0) +15 (+1) +82 (+3) +122 (+5) +203 (+8) +278 (+11) +134 (+5) +31 (+1) -2 (0) -10 (0) +864 (+34)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) +2 (+7) +5 (+16) +9 (+30) +11 (+35) +12 (+39) +7 (+23) +2 (+6) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3)   +45 (+12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 32' +0h 31' -0h 13' -0h 58' -0h 52' -1h 10' -1h 01' -2h 21' -1h 22' +1h 01' +1h 22' +1h 42'   -0h 13'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 38' +0h 24' +0h 04' -0h 16' -0h 34' -0h 43' -0h 39' -0h 24' -0h 03' +0h 17' +0h 34' +0h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +11.3 +11.2 +11.2 +11.3 -4.3 -10.6 -4.6 +10.9 +11.3 +11.3 +11.3 +11.3   +6.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -46 -47 -48 -42 -31 -24 -14 -9 -16 -30 -41 -43   -32.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -11.4 (-21) -9.3 (-17) -7.2 (-13) -2.3 (-4) +2.1 (+4) +2.1 (+4) +2.9 (+5) +1.8 (+3) +0.5 (+1) -2.1 (-4) -5.8 (-10) -8.7 (-16) -3.1 (-6)

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