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Gao vs Gafsa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Gafsa, Tunisia is approximately 2,204 km or 1,369 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Gafsa bearing 205.9° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 202° or SSW .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Gafsa is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 11.1 °C (20°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.2 °C (13°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 4.9 mm (0.2 in) less which is equivalent to 4.9 l/m² (0.12 US gal/ft²) or 49,000 l/ha (5,238 US gal/ac) less. About 1 as much.
  • There are 129 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 0h 21' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.6° higher in Gao than in Gafsa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 34.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.3°C (9.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +17 (+30) +18 (+32) +17 (+30) +14 (+25) +8 (+14) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +7 (+13) +14 (+24) +16 (+28) +16 (+29) +12 (+22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+24) +14 (+26) +15 (+28) +15 (+27) +14 (+24) +9 (+16) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +7 (+12) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +11 (+20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +12 (+21) +13 (+24) +14 (+26) +14 (+25) +10 (+19) +6 (+10) +4 (+8) +7 (+13) +11 (+20) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +10 (+19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -23 (-1) -17 (-1) -23 (-1) -10 (0) -7 (0) +13 (+1) +56 (+2) +61 (+2) +6 (+0) -17 (-1) -17 (-1) -27 (-1) -5 (0)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3.5 ( -11) -2.5 ( -9) -3.5 ( -11) -3.5 ( -12) -2 ( -6) +3 (+10) +8 (+26) +9 (+29) +4 (+13) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10)   -1 ( 0)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 34' +1h 46' +1h 00' +0h 38' -0h 48' -1h 06' -2h 46' -2h 46' -0h 04' +1h 32' +2h 16' +2h 05'   +0h 21'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 10' +0h 43' +0h 07' -0h 29' -1h 02' -1h 18' -1h 11' -0h 43' -0h 06' +0h 31' +1h 02' +1h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +18.1 +18 +18.1 +18.2 +10.2 +3.8 +9.7 +18.1 +18.1 +18 +18 +18.1   +15.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -50 -50 -49 -45 -35 -20 -3 +4 -15 -41 -52 -53   -34.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.6 (-14) -10.2 (-18) -11.9 (-21) -10.8 (-19) -4.8 (-9) -0.6 (-1) +2.2 (+4) +3.4 (+6) +1.2 (+2) -5.8 (-10) -10.3 (-19) -8.3 (-15) -5.3 (-10)

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