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Gao vs Gaya Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Gaya, Niger is approximately 616 km or 383 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Gaya bearing 322.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 321.8° or NW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Gaya has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Gaya is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 0.9 °C (1.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.5 °C (8.1°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 607.9 mm (23.9 in) less which is equivalent to 607.9 l/m² (14.92 US gal/ft²) or 6,079,000 l/ha (649,885 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.8° lower in Gao than in Gaya.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) 0 (+0) +5 (+8) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +6 (+12) +4 (+6) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -1 (-3) +3 (+6) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) +1 (+2)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -4 (-8) -2 (-4) +2 (+4) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) -3 (-5) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) -1 (0) -2 (0) -14 (-1) -65 (-3) -103 (-4) -121 (-5) -156 (-6) -132 (-5) -13 (-1) 0 (0) +0 (+0) -608 (-24)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 14' -0h 08' -0h 01' +0h 06' +0h 12' +0h 15' +0h 14' +0h 08' +0h 01' -0h 06' -0h 12' -0h 15'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.4 -4.4 -4.3 -4 +4.4 +4.4 +4.3 -3.5 -4.3 -4.3 -4.4 -4.4   -1.8

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