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Gao vs Colombo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Colombo, Sri Lanka is approximately 8,721 km or 5,420 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Colombo bearing 285.3° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 266.1° or W .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Colombo has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.5 °C (4.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.6 °C (19.1°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2215.4 mm (87.2 in) less which is equivalent to 2215.4 l/m² (54.37 US gal/ft²) or 22,154,000 l/ha (2,368,410 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3° lower in Gao than in Colombo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 57.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 19.1°C (34.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) 3 (+5) +6 (+10) +9 (+16) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +9 (+15) +9 (+17) +5 (+10) 1 (+2) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-6) -1 (-3) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) +0 (+1) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+3) +1 (+2) -3 (-6) -7 (-12) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -62 (-2) -69 (-3) -130 (-5) -250 (-10) -376 (-15) -164 (-6) -68 (-3) -45 (-2) -208 (-8) -365 (-14) -310 (-12) -168 (-7) -2215 (-87)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7.5 ( -24) -6.5 ( -23) -10.5 ( -34) -17.5 ( -58) -22 ( -71) -18 ( -60) -6 ( -19) -5 ( -16) -10 ( -33) -20 ( -65) -19 ( -63) -12 ( -39)   -154 ( -42)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 30' -0h 18' -0h 03' +0h 12' +0h 26' +0h 33' +0h 30' +0h 18' +0h 02' -0h 13' -0h 26' -0h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.3 -9.2 -9.1 +0.7 +9.3 +9.3 +9.3 +1 -9.3 -9.3 -9.4 -9.4   -3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -60 -65 -69 -71 -65 -55 -41 -28 -40 -63 -69 -63   -57.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -26.2 (-47) -28.6 (-51) -29.8 (-54) -27.4 (-49) -18.3 (-33) -11.2 (-20) -6.7 (-12) -3.8 (-7) -6.9 (-12) -17.6 (-32) -26.2 (-47) -26.3 (-47) -19.1 (-34)

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