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Gao vs West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands, Australia is approximately 11,106 km or 6,902 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands bearing 284.7° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 279.9° or W .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.3 °C (5.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.7 °C (19.3°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1749.9 mm (68.9 in) less which is equivalent to 1749.9 l/m² (42.95 US gal/ft²) or 17,499,000 l/ha (1,870,759 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.9° lower in Gao than in West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Gao relative to West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of West Island, Cocos/ Keeling Islands vs Gao.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (+2) 4 (+7) +7 (+13) +11 (+20) +14 (+24) +13 (+24) +11 (+19) +9 (+17) +11 (+19) +11 (+19) +7 (+12) 2 (+4) +8 (+15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +5 (+9) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +1 (+2) -3 (-6) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -8 (-14) -4 (-8) 0 (0) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) -4 (-8) -9 (-15) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -206 (-8) -173 (-7) -248 (-10) -247 (-10) -181 (-7) -187 (-7) -140 (-6) -49 (-2) -56 (-2) -47 (-2) -99 (-4) -117 (-5) -1750 (-69)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 29' -0h 55' -0h 10' +0h 38' +1h 19' +1h 39' +1h 30' +0h 55' +0h 08' -0h 39' -1h 20' -1h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -28 -23.3 -3.5 +19.7 +28.4 +28.4 +28.3 +20 -2.7 -23.2 -28 -28.4   -0.9

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