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Gao vs Cairo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Cairo, Egypt is approximately 3,549 km or 2,205 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Cairo bearing 251.4° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 238.7° or WSW .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Cairo is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 8.5 °C (15.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.7 °C (3.1°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 162.6 mm (6.4 in) more which is equivalent to 162.6 l/m² (3.99 US gal/ft²) or 1,626,000 l/ha (173,830 US gal/ac) more. About 7 1/4 as much.
  • There are 66 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 0h 10' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.3° higher in Gao than in Cairo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 33.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.6°C (13.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +13 (+24) +13 (+23) +11 (+19) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +6 (+10) +9 (+17) +10 (+17) +10 (+19) +9 (+16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+17) +11 (+19) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -7 (0) -4 (0) -4 (0) +1 (+0) +6 (+0) +22 (+1) +57 (+2) +69 (+3) +28 (+1) +3 (+0) -3 (0) -5 (0) +163 (+6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2.5 ( -8) -1.5 ( -5) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +9 (+29) +10 (+32) +6.5 (+22) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -6)   +21.5 (+6)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 30' +1h 16' +0h 40' -0h 22' -0h 50' -3h 02' -2h 30' -2h 42' -1h 10' +0h 07' +1h 28' +2h 27'   -0h 10'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 51' +0h 31' +0h 05' -0h 21' -0h 45' -0h 57' -0h 51' -0h 31' -0h 05' +0h 22' +0h 45' +0h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +13.8 +13.7 +13.9 +13.9 +5.9 -0.5 +5.4 +13.8 +13.8 +13.7 +13.7 +13.8   +11.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -44 -43 -44 -37 -29 -22 -18 -9 -20 -40 -48 -46   -33.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -10.1 (-18) -12 (-22) -13.6 (-24) -12.3 (-22) -5.5 (-10) -2.4 (-4) -1.3 (-2) +0.8 (+1) -0.8 (-1) -8.8 (-16) -14 (-25) -11.4 (-21) -7.6 (-14)

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