Gao Climate & Temperature
- Gao, Mali is at 16°16'N, 0°3'W, 260 m (853 ft). See map.
- Gao has a subtropical desert / low-latitude arid hot climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: BWh)
- According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Gao is situated in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
- The mean temperature is 29.9 degrees Celsius (85.8 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
- Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.3 °C (22.1°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic.
- Total annual Precipitation averages 188.6 mm (7.4 inches) which is equivalent to 188.6 Litres/m² (4.63 Gallons/ft²).
- On average there are 3385 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
- Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Gao you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Laucala Bay, Fiji where you would find a Tropical wet climate (Subtropical moist forest biome).
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