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Gao vs Fortaleza Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Fortaleza, Brazil is approximately 4,787 km or 2,975 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Fortaleza bearing 61.2° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 65.6° or ENE .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Fortaleza has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Fortaleza is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.3 °C (5.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.7 °C (19.3°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1453.7 mm (57.2 in) less which is equivalent to 1453.7 l/m² (35.68 US gal/ft²) or 14,537,000 l/ha (1,554,102 US gal/ac) less. About 1/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.1° lower in Gao than in Fortaleza.
  • Relative humidity levels are 55.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18°C (32.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (+1) 4 (+7) +8 (+14) +11 (+19) +14 (+24) +12 (+22) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) +10 (+17) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) 1 (+1) +7 (+13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +9 (+16) +9 (+17) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +1 (+1) -4 (-6) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -6 (-11) -3 (-5) +2 (+3) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) -5 (-8) -9 (-16) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -130 (-5) -216 (-8) -338 (-13) -346 (-14) -220 (-9) -138 (-5) -35 (-1) +38 (+1) +5 (+0) -12 (0) -13 (-1) -50 (-2) -1454 (-57)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 02' -0h 39' -0h 07' +0h 27' +0h 55' +1h 09' +1h 03' +0h 39' +0h 06' -0h 28' -0h 56' -1h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.9 -19.5 -11.5 +11.4 +20 +20 +19.8 +11.5 -11 -19.3 -19.8 -20   -3.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -63 -68 -75 -75 -65 -53 -40 -23 -34 -53 -61 -61   -55.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -27.5 (-50) -29.1 (-52) -29.7 (-53) -26.6 (-48) -16.4 (-30) -8.9 (-16) -4.7 (-8) -1.3 (-2) -4.8 (-9) -15.4 (-28) -25 (-45) -26.6 (-48) -18 (-32)

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