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Gao vs Catania, Sicily Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Catania, Sicily, Italy is approximately 2,785 km or 1,731 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Catania, Sicily bearing 216.2° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 209.3° or SSW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Catania, Sicily has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Catania, Sicily is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 12.6 °C (22.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.8 °C (5°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 358.6 mm (14.1 in) less which is equivalent to 358.6 l/m² (8.8 US gal/ft²) or 3,586,000 l/ha (383,367 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 893 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 2h 27' more per day or about 1 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.7° higher in Gao than in Catania, Sicily.
  • Relative humidity levels are 47.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.2°C (13°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +17 (+31) +19 (+35) +20 (+36) +18 (+33) +13 (+24) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +10 (+17) +15 (+26) +15 (+27) +15 (+26) +14 (+25)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +15 (+26) +17 (+30) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +13 (+24) +8 (+14) +5 (+10) +9 (+16) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +13 (+23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+17) +12 (+21) +14 (+26) +17 (+30) +17 (+30) +13 (+24) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +9 (+16) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +9 (+17) +11 (+21)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -75 (-3) -53 (-2) -46 (-2) -33 (-1) -13 (-1) +16 (+1) +52 (+2) +60 (+2) -17 (-1) -102 (-4) -62 (-2) -86 (-3) -359 (-14)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8.5 ( -27) -4.5 ( -16) -5.5 ( -18) -3.5 ( -12) -2 ( -6) +2 (+7) +8 (+26) +9 (+29) +4 (+13) -6 ( -19) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -26)   -22 ( -6)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 25' +5h 01' +3h 48' +2h 42' +1h 50' -0h 42' -1h 05' -0h 27' +0h 58' +3h 32' +4h 04' +4h 21'   +2h 27'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 25' +0h 52' +0h 09' -0h 36' -1h 15' -1h 35' -1h 26' -0h 52' -0h 08' +0h 37' +1h 16' +1h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +21.2 +21.1 +21.2 +21.2 +13.3 +6.8 +12.7 +21.1 +21.1 +21 +21.1 +21.2   +18.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -58 -60 -61 -60 -51 -38 -24 -15 -28 -52 -62 -61   -47.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -10.3 (-19) -12.2 (-22) -13.1 (-24) -11.7 (-21) -5.3 (-10) -1.8 (-3) -0.5 (-1) +1 (+2) -0.1 (0) -7.7 (-14) -13.4 (-24) -11.6 (-21) -7.2 (-13)

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