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Gao vs El Showak Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and El Showak, Sudan is approximately 3,845 km or 2,390 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from El Showak bearing 277.9° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 268.1° or W .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas El Showak has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas El Showak is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1 °C (1.8°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 313.3 mm (12.3 in) less which is equivalent to 313.3 l/m² (7.69 US gal/ft²) or 3,133,000 l/ha (334,938 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.8° lower in Gao than in El Showak.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.1°C (14.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) +0 (+1) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) +0 (+0) -1 (0) -1 (0) -13 (-1) -49 (-2) -110 (-4) -79 (-3) -42 (-2) -18 (-1) -1 (0) +0 (+0) -313 (-12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 06' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 05' +0h 06' +0h 06' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 05' -0h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.8 -1.9 -1.8 -1.8 +1.9 +1.8 +1.8 -1.8 -1.9 -1.9 -1.9 -1.9   -0.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -20 -18 -15 -12 -12 -13 -16 -9 -15 -21 -20 -19   -15.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -12.7 (-23) -13.3 (-24) -13.1 (-24) -10.3 (-19) -6.1 (-11) -2.9 (-5) -1.7 (-3) +0.3 (+1) -2.1 (-4) -8.9 (-16) -13.3 (-24) -12.8 (-23) -8.1 (-15)

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