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Gao vs Des Moines, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Des Moines, Iowa, Usa is approximately 9,109 km or 5,660 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Des Moines, Iowa bearing 75.4° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 131° or SE .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Des Moines, Iowa is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 20 °C (36°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.5 °C (35.1°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 652.7 mm (25.7 in) less which is equivalent to 652.7 l/m² (16.02 US gal/ft²) or 6,527,000 l/ha (697,780 US gal/ac) less. About 2/9 as much.
  • There are 630 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 1h 43' more per day or about 1 2/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 22.7° higher in Gao than in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 37.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.1°C (3.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +33 (+59) +33 (+59) +29 (+52) +24 (+43) +20 (+36) +14 (+25) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +15 (+26) +21 (+39) +27 (+48) +31 (+56) +22 (+39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+54) +30 (+53) +26 (+47) +22 (+39) +19 (+33) +13 (+23) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +14 (+25) +20 (+36) +24 (+43) +28 (+50) +20 (+36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +27 (+48) +26 (+47) +23 (+42) +21 (+37) +18 (+32) +13 (+23) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +14 (+25) +19 (+34) +21 (+38) +25 (+44) +19 (+33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -24 (-1) -28 (-1) -59 (-2) -83 (-3) -87 (-3) -91 (-4) -39 (-2) -38 (-1) -62 (-2) -63 (-2) -46 (-2) -33 (-1) -653 (-26)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7.5 ( -24) -6.5 ( -23) -9.5 ( -31) -9.5 ( -32) -10 ( -32) -7 ( -23) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) -6 ( -19) -6 ( -20) -7 ( -23)   -68 ( -19)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 50' +3h 43' +3h 00' +1h 28' +0h 58' -1h 24' -1h 19' -1h 01' +0h 14' +1h 58' +3h 58' +4h 23'   +1h 43'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 47' +1h 05' +0h 12' -0h 45' -1h 34' -2h 00' -1h 48' -1h 06' -0h 10' +0h 46' +1h 35' +2h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +25.2 +25 +25.1 +25.2 +17.3 +10.9 +16.8 +25.3 +25.3 +25.2 +25.2 +25.2   +22.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -57 -58 -53 -43 -37 -30 -13 -5 -13 -32 -49 -55   -37.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +6.3 (+11) +2.1 (+4) -3.1 (-6) -4.1 (-7) -0.8 (-1) +0.1 (+0) +2.7 (+5) +5.7 (+10) +8.1 (+15) +3.9 (+7) -0.4 (-1) +4.4 (+8) +2.1 (+4)

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