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Gao vs Cayenne Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Cayenne, French Guiana is approximately 5,841 km or 3,630 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Cayenne bearing 73.2° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 83.5° or E .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Cayenne has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Cayenne is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 3.2 °C (5.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.8 °C (19.4°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 3555.4 mm (140 in) less which is equivalent to 3555.4 l/m² (87.26 US gal/ft²) or 35,554,000 l/ha (3,800,959 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • There are 1161 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 3h 11' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.3° lower in Gao than in Cayenne.
  • Relative humidity levels are 54.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17.8°C (32°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 2 (+3) 5 (+9) +8 (+15) +11 (+19) +14 (+24) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +5 (+8) 1 (+2) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +5 (+10) +9 (+17) +8 (+15) +6 (+10) +4 (+6) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +1 (+1) -3 (-5) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -6 (-11) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) -3 (-6) -7 (-13) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -431 (-17) -423 (-17) -432 (-17) -477 (-19) -584 (-23) -435 (-17) -217 (-9) -75 (-3) -4 (0) -38 (-2) -122 (-5) -317 (-12) -3555 (-140)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -22.5 ( -73) -19.5 ( -69) -20.5 ( -66) -18.5 ( -62) -24 ( -77) -22 ( -73) -12 ( -39) -4 ( -13) +1 (+3) -4 ( -13) -11 ( -37) -21 ( -68)   -178 ( -49)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 46' +5h 33' +4h 56' +5h 00' +5h 11' +3h 12' +2h 29' +1h 05' +0h 30' +0h 58' +1h 56' +2h 38'   +3h 11'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 36' -0h 22' -0h 04' +0h 15' +0h 32' +0h 40' +0h 36' +0h 22' +0h 03' -0h 16' -0h 32' -0h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -11.4 -11.4 -11.2 +2.8 +11.4 +11.4 +11.2 +2.9 -11.1 -11.2 -11.3 -11.4   -3.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -65 -67 -71 -71 -66 -52 -35 -19 -29 -49 -61 -64   -54.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -26.7 (-48) -28.2 (-51) -28.6 (-51) -26.3 (-47) -16.3 (-29) -9.7 (-17) -4.9 (-9) -1.8 (-3) -4.5 (-8) -15 (-27) -24.8 (-45) -26.5 (-48) -17.8 (-32)

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