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Gao vs Faranah Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Faranah, Guinea is approximately 1,349 km or 839 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Faranah bearing 58° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 60.4° or ENE .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Faranah has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Faranah is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 4.6 °C (8.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6 °C (10.8°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1229.6 mm (48.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1229.6 l/m² (30.18 US gal/ft²) or 12,296,000 l/ha (1,314,524 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.3° lower in Gao than in Faranah.
  • Relative humidity levels are 40.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.9°C (23.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-5 (-8) -3 (-6) +-1 (-2) +3 (+5) +7 (+12) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +6 (+12) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +2 (+4) +-3 (-4) +3 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) +0 (+1) +4 (+7) +8 (+15) +10 (+17) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +5 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +10 (+19) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) -3 (0) -9 (0) -57 (-2) -139 (-5) -179 (-7) -183 (-7) -224 (-9) -249 (-10) -139 (-5) -46 (-2) 0 (0) -1230 (-48)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 20' -0h 12' -0h 02' +0h 08' +0h 17' +0h 22' +0h 20' +0h 12' +0h 02' -0h 09' -0h 18' -0h 22'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6.2 -6.2 -6.1 -2.4 +6.2 +6.2 +6.1 -2.2 -6.1 -6.1 -6.2 -6.2   -2.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -29 -28 -33 -45 -51 -48 -40 -28 -39 -57 -53 -37   -40.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -13.9 (-25) -17.5 (-32) -20.7 (-37) -21.4 (-39) -14 (-25) -7.3 (-13) -3.3 (-6) -0.6 (-1) -3.9 (-7) -14.6 (-26) -21 (-38) -16.2 (-29) -12.9 (-23)

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