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Cape Town vs Matam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cape Town, South Africa and Matam, Senegal is approximately 6,465 km or 4,017 mi.
  • To reach Cape Town in this distance one would set out from Matam bearing 149° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Cape Town bearing 143.2° or SE .
  • Cape Town is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome whereas Matam is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 13.2 °C (23.8°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.7 °C (3.1°F) less in Cape Town. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 108.2 mm (4.3 in) more which is equivalent to 108.2 l/m² (2.66 US gal/ft²) or 1,082,000 l/ha (115,673 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.2° lower in Cape Town than in Matam.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -10 (-18) -14 (-25) -20 (-35) -23 (-41) -22 (-40) -20 (-36) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -17 (-31) -14 (-25) -8 (-15) -16 (-28)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -6 (-10) -10 (-19) -16 (-28) -20 (-36) -21 (-38) -19 (-35) -17 (-30) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -11 (-19) -5 (-9) -13 (-24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) -7 (-12) -12 (-21) -17 (-30) -19 (-35) -19 (-34) -17 (-30) -16 (-28) -13 (-24) -7 (-13) -2 (-4) -11 (-19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +14 (+1) +15 (+1) +21 (+1) +40 (+2) +67 (+3) +68 (+3) -2 (0) -56 (-2) -54 (-2) -18 (-1) -2 (0) +16 (+1) +108 (+4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 48' +1h 44' +0h 19' -1h 12' -2h 29' -3h 08' -2h 50' -1h 45' -0h 16' +1h 14' +2h 31' +3h 08'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +21.3 +2.6 -18.9 -42.2 -49.5 -49.6 -49.4 -42.3 -19.5 +3.2 +21.3 +28.6   -16.2

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