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Gao vs Antananarivo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Antananarivo, Madagascar is approximately 6,499 km or 4,039 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Antananarivo bearing 303.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 305° or NW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Antananarivo has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Antananarivo is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 12 °C (21.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.7 °C (10.3°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1267.7 mm (49.9 in) less which is equivalent to 1267.7 l/m (31.11 US gal/ft) or 12,677,000 l/ha (1,355,255 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • There are 695 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 1h 54' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.3° higher in Gao than in Antananarivo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 55.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.6°C (17.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +7 (+13) +11 (+20) +15 (+28) +19 (+35) +21 (+37) +18 (+33) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +14 (+24) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) +13 (+23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +9 (+16) +13 (+24) +19 (+33) +21 (+37) +19 (+33) +17 (+30) +16 (+28) +14 (+24) +8 (+14) +4 (+6) +12 (+22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) +0 (+1) +5 (+8) +10 (+18) +16 (+29) +19 (+34) +17 (+31) +16 (+29) +16 (+28) +12 (+22) +5 (+9) 0 (-1) +10 (+17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -274 (-11) -279 (-11) -203 (-8) -62 (-2) -17 (-1) +14 (+1) +46 (+2) +59 (+2) +17 (+1) -72 (-3) -188 (-7) -310 (-12) -1268 (-50)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -21.5 ( -69) -17.5 ( -62) -18.5 ( -60) -9.5 ( -32) -8 ( -26) -6 ( -20) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) -6 ( -19) -14 ( -47) -20 ( -65)   -120 ( -33)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 48' +2h 18' +3h 05' +1h 28' +2h 09' +1h 48' +2h 13' +0h 54' +0h 54' +0h 46' +2h 16' +2h 07'   +1h 54'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 50' -1h 09' -0h 12' +0h 48' +1h 38' +2h 03' +1h 52' +1h 09' +0h 11' -0h 49' -1h 39' -2h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -33.3 -18.1 +3.1 +26.4 +35 +35 +34.9 +26.6 +3.8 -18.4 -32.9 -35   +2.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -67 -70 -74 -70 -61 -52 -38 -24 -33 -51 -62 -66   -55.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -21.7 (-39) -23.6 (-42) -23.4 (-42) -18.5 (-33) -6.3 (-11) +2.3 (+4) +7 (+13) +9.7 (+17) +5.3 (+10) -6.8 (-12) -17.9 (-32) -20.7 (-37) -9.6 (-17)

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