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Gao vs Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories, Canada is approximately 9,934 km or 6,173 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories bearing 55.2° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 156.1° or SSE .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories is in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 33.6 °C (60.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 31.3 °C (56.3°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 171.8 mm (6.8 in) less which is equivalent to 171.8 l/m² (4.22 US gal/ft²) or 1,718,000 l/ha (183,666 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 1660 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 4h 33' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.9° higher in Gao than in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories.
  • Relative humidity levels are 43.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.9°C (25°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Gao relative to Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories vs Gao.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +53 (+95) +50 (+90) +44 (+80) +36 (+64) +28 (+50) +20 (+37) +15 (+28) +16 (+29) +26 (+46) +37 (+67) +48 (+87) +51 (+91) +35 (+64)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +50 (+89) +48 (+86) +43 (+78) +34 (+60) +27 (+48) +20 (+37) +16 (+28) +17 (+30) +25 (+44) +34 (+61) +45 (+80) +48 (+86) +34 (+61)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +46 (+83) +45 (+81) +42 (+76) +33 (+59) +27 (+48) +21 (+38) +17 (+30) +18 (+33) +24 (+44) +31 (+56) +41 (+74) +44 (+80) +32 (+58)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -20 (-1) -18 (-1) -17 (-1) -14 (-1) -24 (-1) -22 (-1) +3 (+0) +19 (+1) -2 (0) -32 (-1) -26 (-1) -19 (-1) -172 (-7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8.5 ( -27) -7.5 ( -27) -8.5 ( -27) -6.5 ( -22) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -17) -1 ( -3) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) -7 ( -23) -10 ( -33) -11 ( -35)   -72 ( -20)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +7h 54' +6h 28' +5h 17' +3h 00' +1h 11' +0h 34' +1h 09' +1h 01' +5h 12' +6h 38' +8h 10' +8h 01'   +4h 33'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 12' +3h 00' +0h 31' -2h 02' -4h 29' -6h 02' -5h 18' -3h 01' -0h 27' +2h 06' +4h 33' +6h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +45.3 +45.1 +45.3 +45.4 +37.5 +31.1 +37 +45.5 +45.6 +45.4 +45.3 +45.3   +42.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -59 -64 -61 -50 -34 -23 -13 -5 -23 -53 -70 -63   -43.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +25.2 (+45) +18.6 (+33) +11.7 (+21) +4.5 (+8) +7.5 (+14) +8.9 (+16) +10 (+18) +14.1 (+25) +15.9 (+29) +12 (+22) +16 (+29) +22.4 (+40) +13.9 (+25)

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