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Gao vs Essaouira Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Essaouira, Morocco is approximately 1,961 km or 1,219 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Essaouira bearing 147.6° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 151.6° or SSE .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Essaouira has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • The mean annual temperature is 12.6 °C (22.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.1 °C (12.8°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 152 mm (6 in) less which is equivalent to 152 l/m² (3.73 US gal/ft²) or 1,520,000 l/ha (162,498 US gal/ac) less. About 5/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.7° higher in Gao than in Essaouira.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +10 (+19) +13 (+24) +16 (+29) +18 (+33) +17 (+30) +13 (+24) +12 (+21) +12 (+22) +13 (+24) +10 (+19) +9 (+15) +13 (+23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -52 (-2) -37 (-1) -39 (-2) -32 (-1) -3 (0) +20 (+1) +57 (+2) +68 (+3) +25 (+1) -22 (-1) -73 (-3) -65 (-3) -152 (-6)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 57' +0h 35' +0h 06' -0h 24' -0h 50' -1h 03' -0h 58' -0h 35' -0h 05' +0h 25' +0h 51' +1h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +15.2 +15.1 +15.2 +15.3 +7.3 +0.9 +6.8 +15.2 +15.2 +15.1 +15.2 +15.2   +12.7

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