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La Paz vs Dakar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between La Paz, Bolivia and Dakar, Senegal is approximately 6,559 km or 4,076 mi.
  • To reach La Paz in this distance one would set out from Dakar bearing 239.9° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach La Paz bearing 240.8° or WSW .
  • La Paz has a tundra climate (ET) whereas Dakar has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • La Paz is in or near the polar desert biome whereas Dakar is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 16.8 °C (30.2°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.5 °C (4.5°F) less in La Paz. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 151.1 mm (5.9 in) more which is equivalent to 151.1 l/m² (3.71 US gal/ft²) or 1,511,000 l/ha (161,536 US gal/ac) more. About 1 3/8 as much.
  • There are 759 fewer hours of sunlight per year in La Paz. In whichever way circa 2h 05' less per day or about 3/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.7° lower in La Paz than in Dakar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.2°C (30.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -11 (-20) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -14 (-25)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -13 (-23) -14 (-24) -17 (-30) -21 (-37) -22 (-40) -21 (-38) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -17 (-30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -14 (-25) -16 (-29) -20 (-36) -25 (-45) -27 (-49) -26 (-47) -24 (-43) -22 (-40) -20 (-36) -17 (-31) -20 (-36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +114 (+4) +109 (+4) +66 (+3) +26 (+1) +13 (+1) -7 (0) -55 (-2) -153 (-6) -92 (-4) -8 (0) +43 (+2) +96 (+4) +151 (+6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +19.5 (+63) +15.5 (+55) +11 (+35) +5.5 (+18) +2.5 (+8) 0 ( 0) -7 ( -23) -12 ( -39) -5 ( -17) +3 (+10) +8.5 (+28) +15.5 (+50)   +57 (+16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -2h 07' -3h 13' -4h 56' -4h 36' -2h 25' -0h 34' +0h 15' +0h 30' -0h 58' -2h 23' -2h 48' -1h 48'   -2h 05'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 38' +1h 01' +0h 11' -0h 42' -1h 27' -1h 49' -1h 39' -1h 01' -0h 09' +0h 43' +1h 28' +1h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +30.4 +18.5 -2.5 -25.7 -31.2 -31.2 -31 -25.7 -2.9 +19 +30.1 +31.3   -1.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +16 +13 +7 -1 -18 -24 -19 -27 -19 -11 -1 +12   -6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.5 (-15) -9.4 (-17) -10.4 (-19) -13.1 (-24) -19.5 (-35) -24.8 (-45) -25 (-45) -26 (-47) -23.2 (-42) -19.6 (-35) -15.8 (-28) -11 (-20) -17.2 (-31)

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