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Gao vs Astrakhan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Astrakhan, Russia is approximately 5,532 km or 3,438 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Astrakhan bearing 249.3° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 222.3° or SW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Astrakhan has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Astrakhan is in or near the cool temperate desert scrub biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 20 °C (35.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.4 °C (33.1°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 26.9 mm (1.1 in) less which is equivalent to 26.9 l/m (0.66 US gal/ft) or 269,000 l/ha (28,758 US gal/ac) less. About 7/8 as much.
  • There are 944 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 2h 36' more per day or about 1 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.5° higher in Gao than in Astrakhan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 47.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0°C (0°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+51) +31 (+55) +28 (+50) +21 (+38) +17 (+31) +12 (+22) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +15 (+26) +23 (+41) +25 (+44) +26 (+46) +20 (+36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -15 (-1) -10 (0) -16 (-1) -23 (-1) -16 (-1) +1 (+0) +42 (+2) +52 (+2) +4 (+0) -13 (-1) -17 (-1) -15 (-1) -27 (-1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8.5 ( -27) -7.5 ( -27) -6.5 ( -21) -4.5 ( -15) -4 ( -13) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13) +6 (+19) +2 (+7) -5 ( -16) -8 ( -27) -11 ( -35)   -44 ( -12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +7h 13' +6h 11' +4h 09' +1h 38' -0h 03' -2h 14' -1h 21' -1h 30' +0h 40' +3h 27' +6h 04' +6h 58'   +2h 36'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 17' +1h 23' +0h 15' -0h 57' -2h 01' -2h 34' -2h 19' -1h 24' -0h 13' +0h 59' +2h 02' +2h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +30 +29.9 +30 +30.1 +22.1 +15.6 +21.5 +29.9 +29.9 +29.8 +29.8 +30   +27.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -71 -72 -68 -52 -41 -27 -16 -8 -26 -54 -69 -71   -47.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) +2.8 (+5) +0.9 (+2) -4.3 (-8) -6.9 (-12) -3.2 (-6) +0.3 (+1) +1.5 (+3) +4.9 (+9) +5.8 (+10) +1.5 (+3) -3.2 (-6) -0.3 (-1) +0 (+0)

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