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Gao vs Benghazi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Benghazi, Libya is approximately 2,700 km or 1,678 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Benghazi bearing 234.1° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 225.7° or SW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Benghazi has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Benghazi is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 10.3 °C (18.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.2 °C (7.6°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 69.4 mm (2.7 in) less which is equivalent to 69.4 l/m² (1.7 US gal/ft²) or 694,000 l/ha (74,193 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 150 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 0h 25' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.3° higher in Gao than in Benghazi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 43.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.5°C (15.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +16 (+28) +17 (+31) +16 (+28) +14 (+24) +10 (+17) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +12 (+21) +12 (+22) +12 (+21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +13 (+23) +15 (+26) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +10 (+17) +7 (+12) +5 (+8) +7 (+13) +10 (+17) +9 (+16) +14 (+25) +10 (+19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +9 (+16) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +15 (+27) +9 (+17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -69 (-3) -36 (-1) -21 (-1) -2 (0) +1 (+0) +22 (+1) +57 (+2) +69 (+3) +24 (+1) -17 (-1) -32 (-1) -65 (-3) -69 (-3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -13.5 ( -44) -7.5 ( -27) -6.5 ( -21) -1.5 ( -5) -1 ( -3) +4 (+13) +9 (+29) +10 (+32) +6 (+20) -3 ( -10) -7 ( -23) -12 ( -39)   -23 ( -6)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 07' +2h 37' +1h 44' +0h 36' -1h 07' -2h 10' -3h 17' -3h 15' -0h 20' +1h 11' +2h 30' +3h 29'   +0h 25'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 59' +0h 36' +0h 06' -0h 25' -0h 52' -1h 06' -1h 00' -0h 37' -0h 05' +0h 26' +0h 53' +1h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +15.8 +15.7 +15.8 +15.9 +7.9 +1.5 +7.3 +15.7 +15.8 +15.7 +15.7 +15.8   +13.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -62 -63 -59 -50 -40 -30 -25 -14 -24 -43 -55 -59   -43.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -13 (-23) -14.8 (-27) -15 (-27) -13.4 (-24) -7 (-13) -3.1 (-6) -1.6 (-3) +0.4 (+1) -0.9 (-2) -8.8 (-16) -15.8 (-28) -9.5 (-17) -8.5 (-15)

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