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Gao vs Gaalkacyo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Gaalkacyo, Somalia is approximately 5,268 km or 3,273 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Gaalkacyo bearing 285.9° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 275.8° or W .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Gaalkacyo is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 2.7 °C (4.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.3 °C (14.9°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 85.6 mm (3.4 in) more which is equivalent to 85.6 l/m² (2.1 US gal/ft²) or 856,000 l/ha (91,512 US gal/ac) more. About 1 7/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3° lower in Gao than in Gaalkacyo.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) 1 (+1) +2 (+4) +6 (+10) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) -2 (-3) +4 (+7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) 0 (0) -3 (-6) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) -1 (0) 0 (0) -23 (-1) -30 (-1) +20 (+1) +56 (+2) +69 (+3) +28 (+1) -20 (-1) -11 (0) -1 (0) +86 (+3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +0.5 (+2) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) -1.5 ( -5) -4 ( -13) +3.5 (+12) +8.5 (+27) +9.5 (+31) +6.5 (+22) -2 ( -6) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2)   +20 (+5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 30' -0h 19' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 27' +0h 33' +0h 30' +0h 19' +0h 03' -0h 13' -0h 27' -0h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.4 -9.4 -9.3 +0.8 +9.5 +9.5 +9.4 +1.1 -9.4 -9.4 -9.5 -9.5   -3

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