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Gao vs Dongola Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Dongola, Sudan is approximately 3,246 km or 2,017 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Dongola bearing 269.2° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 259.7° or W .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Dongola is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.6 °C (4.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.1 °C (7.4°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 170.8 mm (6.7 in) more which is equivalent to 170.8 l/m² (4.19 US gal/ft²) or 1,708,000 l/ha (182,597 US gal/ac) more. About 11 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.6° higher in Gao than in Dongola.
  • Relative humidity levels are 2.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.6°C (1.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +-1 (-3) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) -2 (-4) +0 (+1) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +0 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+10) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +5 (+9) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) 0 (0) -1 (0) +0 (+0) +3 (+0) +6 (+0) +22 (+1) +52 (+2) +66 (+3) +20 (+1) +4 (+0) -1 (0) +0 (+0) +171 (+7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +0.5 (+2) 0 ( 0) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) +1 (+3) +3.5 (+12) +8 (+26) +8 (+26) +6.5 (+22) +0.5 (+2) -0.5 ( -2) 0 ( 0)   +28.5 (+8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 09' +0h 06' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 08' -0h 10' -0h 09' -0h 06' -0h 00' +0h 04' +0h 08' +0h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +2.9 +2.9 +3 +3 -2.7 -2.9 -2.4 +2.8 +2.9 +2.8 +2.8 +2.9   +1.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -20 -19 -14 -11 -1 +10 +19 +30 +19 -5 -19 -21   -2.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.4 (-12) -7.9 (-14) -7.8 (-14) -6.9 (-12) +1.8 (+3) +7.8 (+14) +9 (+16) +11.1 (+20) +9.6 (+17) -1 (-2) -8.7 (-16) -7.8 (-14) -0.6 (-1)

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