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Gao vs Durban Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Durban, South Africa is approximately 6,120 km or 3,803 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Durban bearing 322.9° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 327° or NNW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Durban has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Durban is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 9.4 °C (17°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.3 °C (7.7°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 639.4 mm (25.2 in) less which is equivalent to 639.4 l/m² (15.69 US gal/ft²) or 6,394,000 l/ha (683,561 US gal/ac) less. About 2/9 as much.
  • There are 1042 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 2h 51' more per day or about 1 4/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.9° higher in Gao than in Durban.
  • Relative humidity levels are 56.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.2°C (22°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 4 (+7) +6 (+10) +10 (+18) +15 (+26) +19 (+33) +20 (+35) +17 (+30) +15 (+27) +16 (+28) +16 (+29) +11 (+19) +5 (+10) +13 (+23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +6 (+10) +10 (+19) +16 (+29) +19 (+33) +16 (+29) +14 (+25) +13 (+24) +12 (+22) +6 (+11) +1 (+2) +9 (+17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) +1 (+2) +7 (+12) +15 (+26) +18 (+32) +16 (+28) +14 (+25) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) +2 (+3) -3 (-6) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -134 (-5) -113 (-4) -126 (-5) -70 (-3) -53 (-2) -6 (0) +18 (+1) +7 (+0) -45 (-2) -5 (0) -10 (0) -102 (-4) -639 (-25)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -10.5 ( -34) -8.5 ( -30) -8.5 ( -27) -6.5 ( -22) -3 ( -10) +1 (+3) +6 (+19) +6 (+19) +1 (+3) -9 ( -29) -11 ( -37) -12 ( -39)   -55 ( -15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 52' +2h 52' +3h 09' +2h 32' +2h 13' +1h 58' +2h 17' +1h 42' +3h 24' +4h 21' +4h 02' +2h 50'   +2h 51'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 32' -1h 35' -0h 17' +1h 05' +2h 15' +2h 50' +2h 35' +1h 35' +0h 15' -1h 08' -2h 17' -2h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.8 -7.3 +14.3 +37.6 +46.2 +46.2 +46 +37.7 +15 -7.7 -25.9 -33.2   +11.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -66 -71 -74 -71 -60 -46 -33 -25 -39 -61 -68 -66   -56.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -24.5 (-44) -27.5 (-50) -26.7 (-48) -21.4 (-39) -8.3 (-15) +1.7 (+3) +5.7 (+10) +7.1 (+13) +1.5 (+3) -10.3 (-19) -20.9 (-38) -23 (-41) -12.2 (-22)

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