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Gao vs Atbara Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Atbara, Sudan is approximately 3,616 km or 2,247 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Atbara bearing 272.7° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 262.4° or W .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Atbara is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 0 °C (0°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.1 °C (2°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 128.7 mm (5.1 in) more which is equivalent to 128.7 l/m² (3.16 US gal/ft²) or 1,287,000 l/ha (137,589 US gal/ac) more. About 3 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.8° higher in Gao than in Atbara.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.1°C (9.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+3) +1 (+2) 0 (-1) -1 (-3) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +0 (+1) +0 (+0) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +2 (+0) +2 (+0) +21 (+1) +38 (+1) +42 (+2) +21 (+1) +2 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +129 (+5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 04' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 04' -0h 05' -0h 04' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 04' +0h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.5 +1.4 +1.5 +1.5 -1.4 -1.5 -1.3 +1.4 +1.4 +1.4 +1.4 +1.4   +0.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -21 -17 -13 -10 -3 +5 +8 +16 +10 -9 -22 -23   -6.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -10.7 (-19) -10.4 (-19) -10.2 (-18) -8.2 (-15) -1.4 (-3) +2.8 (+5) +2.3 (+4) +3.6 (+6) +2.6 (+5) -5.5 (-10) -13.4 (-24) -12.3 (-22) -5.1 (-9)

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