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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 annual 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).

Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 31 (87) 34 (93) 37 (99) 41 (105) 43 (109) 42 (107) 39 (102) 37 (99) 39 (102) 39 (103) 36 (96) 31 (88) 37 (99)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 23 (73) 26 (78) 29 (84) 32 (90) 35 (96) 35 (95) 33 (91) 31 (88) 32 (90) 32 (90) 28 (82) 24 (75) 30 (86)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 15 (59) 17 (63) 21 (70) 25 (77) 29 (83) 29 (84) 27 (80) 26 (78) 26 (79) 25 (77) 20 (68) 16 (61) 23 (73)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 3 (0) 6 (0) 22 (1) 57 (2) 69 (3) 28 (1) 4 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 189 (7)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day) 0.5 (2%) 0.5 (2%) 0.5 (2%) 0.5 (2%) 1 (3%) 4 (13%) 9 (29%) 10 (32%) 7 (23%) 1 (3%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)   34 (9%)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 09:23 09:33 09:21 09:20 09:36 08:52 09:11 08:36 09:12 09:32 09:44 08:50   09:16
Average Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day 11h 15' 11h 35' 12h 01' 12h 29' 12h 52' 13h 04' 12h 58' 12h 39' 12h 12' 11h 44' 11h 20' 11h 09'   12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 84 (16) 83 (17) 79 (21) 75 (25) 75 (25) 68 (32) 71 (29) 69 (31) 76 (24) 82 (18) 87 (13) 80 (20)   77 (23)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 53.8 63 74 85.7 86 82.8 85.6 85.7 74.3 62.7 53.6 50.3   71.5

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