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Gao vs Damascus Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Damascus, Syria is approximately 4,122 km or 2,562 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Damascus bearing 251.6° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 235.6° or SW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Damascus has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Damascus is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 12.5 °C (22.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.6 °C (13.7°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 14.6 mm (0.6 in) less which is equivalent to 14.6 l/m² (0.36 US gal/ft²) or 146,000 l/ha (15,608 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 249 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 0h 40' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.6° higher in Gao than in Damascus.
  • Relative humidity levels are 28% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.9°C (3.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +20 (+36) +20 (+35) +18 (+32) +14 (+25) +8 (+15) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +6 (+11) +13 (+23) +16 (+28) +18 (+32) +13 (+23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +17 (+30) +17 (+31) +16 (+29) +14 (+26) +10 (+18) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +8 (+14) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +13 (+23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +15 (+28) +16 (+28) +16 (+28) +13 (+23) +9 (+17) +8 (+15) +11 (+19) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +13 (+23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -44 (-2) -34 (-1) -27 (-1) -12 (0) +0 (+0) +22 (+1) +57 (+2) +69 (+3) +28 (+1) -7 (0) -27 (-1) -40 (-2) -15 (-1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8.5 ( -27) -6.5 ( -23) -5.5 ( -18) -3.5 ( -12) -2 ( -6) +4 (+13) +9 (+29) +10 (+32) +7 (+23) -1 ( -3) -6 ( -20) -8 ( -26)   -11 ( -3)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 38' +2h 28' +0h 38' -0h 46' -2h 25' -4h 22' -4h 34' -4h 29' -2h 26' -0h 00' +1h 30' +2h 46'   -0h 40'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 05' +0h 40' +0h 07' -0h 28' -0h 58' -1h 13' -1h 06' -0h 40' -0h 06' +0h 28' +0h 58' +1h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +17.1 +17 +17.2 +17.2 +9.2 +2.8 +8.6 +17 +17.1 +17 +17 +17.1   +14.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -57 -53 -47 -36 -22 -9 +4 +14 -2 -24 -47 -57   -28
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.7 (-12) -8.5 (-15) -9.6 (-17) -7.5 (-14) +0 (+0) +4.3 (+8) +6.7 (+12) +9 (+16) +6.3 (+11) -0.7 (-1) -8.9 (-16) -7.7 (-14) -1.9 (-3)

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