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Gao vs King George Island, South Shetland Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica is approximately 10,113 km or 6,284 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from King George Island, South Shetland Islands bearing 55.3° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 23.6° or NNE .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas King George Island, South Shetland Islands has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average temperature is 32.2 °C (58°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4 °C (7.2°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 608.6 mm (24 in) less which is equivalent to 608.6 l/m² (14.94 US gal/ft²) or 6,086,000 l/ha (650,634 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44° higher in Gao than in King George Island, South Shetland Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 62.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.7°C (15.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Gao relative to King George Island, South Shetland Islands. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of King George Island, South Shetland Islands vs Gao.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+39) +24 (+43) +29 (+51) +34 (+62) +39 (+71) +41 (+73) +38 (+69) +38 (+68) +37 (+66) +35 (+62) +29 (+52) +23 (+42) +32 (+58)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -39 (-2) -67 (-3) -89 (-3) -82 (-3) -64 (-3) -38 (-1) +1 (+0) +9 (+0) -47 (-2) -73 (-3) -68 (-3) -52 (-2) -609 (-24)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -7h 03' -4h 08' -0h 44' +2h 49' +6h 07' +8h 07' +7h 11' +4h 09' +0h 38' -2h 55' -6h 12' -8h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +6.2 +24.8 +46.5 +69.8 +78.3 +78.2 +78.1 +69.8 +47 +24.1 +5.9 -1   +44
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -68 -74 -78 -75 -68 -58 -46 -33 -46 -64 -72 -70   -62.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.5 (-6) -5.7 (-10) -5.1 (-9) +1.1 (+2) +12.5 (+23) +20.9 (+38) +24.6 (+44) +28.6 (+51) +23 (+41) +10.9 (+20) +0.1 (+0) -2.5 (-5) +8.7 (+16)

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