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Gao vs Bilma Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Bilma, Niger is approximately 1,401 km or 871 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Bilma bearing 260.9° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 257° or WSW .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Bilma is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 3.1 °C (5.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4 °C (7.2°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 176.3 mm (6.9 in) more which is equivalent to 176.3 l/m² (4.33 US gal/ft²) or 1,763,000 l/ha (188,476 US gal/ac) more. About 15 1/3 as much.
  • There are 314 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 0h 51' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.3° higher in Gao than in Bilma.
  • Relative humidity levels are 7.1% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.2°C (11.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +-1 (-1) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) +-1 (-2) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +4 (+8) +2 (+3)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) +5 (+8) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+12) +6 (+12) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) +4 (+6) +6 (+12) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +3 (+0) +6 (+0) +20 (+1) +55 (+2) +62 (+2) +27 (+1) +4 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +176 (+7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) +0.5 (+2) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +0.5 (+2) +3.5 (+12) +8 (+26) +8 (+26) +6 (+20) +0.5 (+2) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2)   +26 (+7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 09' -0h 21' -0h 23' -0h 20' -0h 54' -1h 40' -1h 42' -1h 46' -1h 00' -0h 44' -0h 32' -0h 42'   -0h 51'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 08' +0h 05' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 07' -0h 09' -0h 08' -0h 05' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 07' +0h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +2.4 +2.4 +2.5 +2.5 -2.3 -2.4 -2.1 +2.4 +2.4 +2.4 +2.4 +2.4   +1.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -2 -3 -3 +0 +6 +14 +22 +28 +24 +6 -2 -4   +7.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.9 (+5) +1.1 (+2) -0.2 (0) +2.1 (+4) +8.3 (+15) +12.1 (+22) +11.5 (+21) +10.2 (+18) +14.3 (+26) +8.3 (+15) +2.4 (+4) +1.3 (+2) +6.2 (+11)

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