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Gao vs Dar Es Salaam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania is approximately 5,027 km or 3,124 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Dar Es Salaam bearing 301.1° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 297.7° or WNW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Dar Es Salaam has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Dar Es Salaam is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 4 °C (7.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.8 °C (14°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 959.4 mm (37.8 in) less which is equivalent to 959.4 l/m² (23.55 US gal/ft²) or 9,594,000 l/ha (1,025,662 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • There are 549 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 1h 30' more per day or about 1 1/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.5° lower in Gao than in Dar Es Salaam.
  • Relative humidity levels are 55.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.3°C (31.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) 2 (+3) +5 (+9) +10 (+17) +13 (+23) +13 (+23) +10 (+17) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +5 (+8) -1 (-1) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) +2 (+3) +5 (+10) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +1 (+2) -4 (-7) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) +2 (+3) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) -2 (-4) -7 (-13) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -78 (-3) -52 (-2) -131 (-5) -266 (-10) -170 (-7) -20 (-1) +26 (+1) +42 (+2) +0 (+0) -62 (-2) -132 (-5) -116 (-5) -959 (-38)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5.5 ( -18) -5.5 ( -19) -10.5 ( -34) -17.5 ( -58) -12 ( -39) -1 ( -3) +5 (+16) +6 (+19) +2 (+7) -4 ( -13) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -26)   -58 ( -16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 34' +1h 27' +2h 15' +4h 04' +2h 27' +1h 18' +1h 40' -0h 01' +0h 42' +0h 40' +1h 18' +0h 38'   +1h 30'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 12' -0h 45' -0h 08' +0h 31' +1h 04' +1h 20' +1h 13' +0h 45' +0h 07' -0h 32' -1h 04' -1h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -22.9 -22 -8.6 +14.5 +23.1 +23.1 +22.9 +14.7 -8 -21.9 -22.9 -23.1   -2.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -57 -67 -72 -72 -64 -51 -38 -23 -36 -56 -66 -64   -55.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -26.9 (-48) -29.6 (-53) -30.2 (-54) -26.5 (-48) -15.4 (-28) -6.6 (-12) -2.6 (-5) +1.2 (+2) -3.2 (-6) -14.7 (-26) -25.4 (-46) -27.4 (-49) -17.3 (-31)

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