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Gao vs Chicago, Illinois Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Chicago, Illinois, Usa is approximately 8,625 km or 5,359 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Chicago, Illinois bearing 79.2° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 130.3° or SE .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Chicago, Illinois has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Chicago, Illinois is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 19.4 °C (35°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.2 °C (27.4°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 654.4 mm (25.8 in) less which is equivalent to 654.4 l/m² (16.06 US gal/ft²) or 6,544,000 l/ha (699,597 US gal/ac) less. About 2/9 as much.
  • There are 820 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 2h 15' more per day or about 1 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23° higher in Gao than in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Relative humidity levels are 36.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.6°C (2.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+54) +32 (+57) +31 (+56) +27 (+48) +22 (+39) +16 (+28) +10 (+17) +9 (+16) +15 (+26) +22 (+40) +28 (+50) +29 (+53) +22 (+40)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+47) +28 (+50) +27 (+49) +23 (+41) +19 (+35) +14 (+25) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +13 (+24) +20 (+35) +24 (+43) +25 (+45) +19 (+35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+39) +23 (+42) +23 (+41) +20 (+36) +18 (+32) +13 (+23) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +12 (+22) +17 (+31) +20 (+36) +21 (+38) +17 (+30)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -47 (-2) -41 (-2) -70 (-3) -74 (-3) -89 (-4) -81 (-3) -29 (-1) -11 (0) -41 (-2) -67 (-3) -56 (-2) -48 (-2) -654 (-26)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9.5 ( -31) -9.5 ( -34) -11.5 ( -37) -11.5 ( -38) -12 ( -39) -7 ( -23) 0 ( 0) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) -7 ( -23) -10 ( -33) -10 ( -32)   -88 ( -24)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 21' +4h 33' +2h 42' +2h 28' +0h 44' -1h 22' -0h 48' -0h 34' +1h 00' +2h 38' +5h 14' +5h 07'   +2h 15'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 48' +1h 06' +0h 12' -0h 45' -1h 35' -2h 01' -1h 50' -1h 06' -0h 10' +0h 47' +1h 37' +2h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +25.4 +25.2 +25.4 +25.5 +17.5 +11.1 +17 +25.5 +25.6 +25.4 +25.4 +25.5   +23
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -55 -56 -52 -45 -38 -29 -13 -3 -13 -34 -49 -54   -36.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.8 (+5) +0.4 (+1) -2.1 (-4) -3.7 (-7) -0.4 (-1) +1.4 (+3) +3 (+5) +6.1 (+11) +7.6 (+14) +2.8 (+5) -0.5 (-1) +2 (+4) +1.6 (+3)

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