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Gao vs Asmara Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Asmara, Eritrea is approximately 4,165 km or 2,588 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Asmara bearing 276.9° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 265.9° or W .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Asmara has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Asmara is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average temperature is 14.3 °C (25.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.9 °C (14.2°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 330 mm (13 in) less which is equivalent to 330 l/m² (8.1 US gal/ft²) or 3,300,000 l/ha (352,792 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • There are 383 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 1h 02' more per day or about 1 1/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.4° lower in Gao than in Asmara.
  • Relative humidity levels are 35.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.7°C (4.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+15) +10 (+18) +12 (+22) +15 (+28) +18 (+32) +17 (+30) +17 (+31) +16 (+28) +16 (+28) +18 (+32) +14 (+25) +10 (+18) +14 (+26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +11 (+19) +13 (+23) +15 (+28) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +16 (+30) +17 (+31) +14 (+25) +11 (+19) +14 (+26)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +12 (+22) +13 (+24) +16 (+29) +18 (+33) +19 (+33) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +18 (+32) +17 (+30) +13 (+24) +11 (+20) +15 (+27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -4 (0) -2 (0) -14 (-1) -31 (-1) -35 (-1) -17 (-1) -118 (-5) -86 (-3) +12 (+0) -12 (0) -20 (-1) -3 (0) -330 (-13)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) -3.5 ( -11) -5.5 ( -18) -7 ( -23) -2 ( -7) -11 ( -35) -8 ( -26) +2 (+7) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3)   -38 ( -10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 13' +0h 29' +0h 46' +0h 48' +0h 03' +2h 02' +4h 15' +2h 50' +0h 42' +0h 07' +0h 42' -0h 29'   +1h 02'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 03' -0h 02' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 02' +0h 03' +0h 03' +0h 02' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 02' -0h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.9 -1 -0.9 -0.9 +1 +1 +1 -1 -1 -1 -1 -1   -0.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -39 -37 -37 -39 -31 -21 -36 -28 -19 -43 -53 -46   -35.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9.1 (-16) -10.3 (-19) -11 (-20) -9 (-16) +0.1 (+0) +6.8 (+12) +5.2 (+9) +7.3 (+13) +9.1 (+16) -1.6 (-3) -10.6 (-19) -9.8 (-18) -2.7 (-5)

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