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Gao vs Eldoret Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Eldoret, Kenya is approximately 4,250 km or 2,641 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Eldoret bearing 296.2° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 290.8° or WNW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Eldoret has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Eldoret is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 13.3 °C (23.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.3 °C (16.7°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 914.4 mm (36 in) less which is equivalent to 914.4 l/m² (22.44 US gal/ft²) or 9,144,000 l/ha (977,554 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • There are 553 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 1h 30' more per day or about 1 1/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.5° lower in Gao than in Eldoret.
  • Relative humidity levels are 24.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.5°C (0.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +16 (+28) +19 (+33) +19 (+33) +18 (+32) +15 (+27) +16 (+28) +15 (+28) +12 (+21) +7 (+13) +13 (+24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +15 (+28) +18 (+33) +19 (+34) +18 (+32) +16 (+28) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +11 (+19) +7 (+13) +13 (+24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +8 (+15) +11 (+20) +16 (+29) +19 (+33) +20 (+36) +18 (+32) +17 (+30) +17 (+31) +15 (+27) +10 (+18) +7 (+12) +14 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -29 (-1) -40 (-2) -57 (-2) -147 (-6) -118 (-5) -82 (-3) -115 (-5) -127 (-5) -59 (-2) -44 (-2) -50 (-2) -46 (-2) -914 (-36)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4.5 ( -15) -4.5 ( -16) -7.5 ( -24) -14.5 ( -48) -14 ( -45) -9 ( -30) -10 ( -32) -11 ( -35) -4 ( -13) -8 ( -26) -9 ( -30) -7 ( -23)   -103 ( -28)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 29' +0h 21' +0h 44' +1h 14' +2h 05' +1h 16' +3h 17' +2h 48' +1h 42' +1h 44' +2h 20' +0h 01'   +1h 30'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 49' -0h 31' -0h 05' +0h 21' +0h 44' +0h 55' +0h 50' +0h 31' +0h 04' -0h 22' -0h 44' -0h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15.6 -15.5 -14.2 +7.1 +15.7 +15.7 +15.6 +7.3 -14 -15.4 -15.7 -15.8   -3.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -20 -22 -27 -37 -34 -26 -20 -10 -11 -26 -33 -28   -24.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.8 (-10) -7.4 (-13) -9 (-16) -8.4 (-15) -0.2 (0) +6.9 (+12) +10 (+18) +11.7 (+21) +10.9 (+20) +1 (+2) -8.1 (-15) -7.8 (-14) -0.5 (-1)

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