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Gao vs Gibraltar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Gibraltar, Gibraltar is approximately 2,272 km or 1,412 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Gibraltar bearing 165.3° or SSE and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 167.7° or SSE .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Gibraltar has a Mediterranean hot climate (Csa).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Gibraltar is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 11.5 °C (20.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.3 °C (0.5°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 578.4 mm (22.8 in) less which is equivalent to 578.4 l/m² (14.2 US gal/ft²) or 5,784,000 l/ha (618,348 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • There are 535 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 1h 28' more per day or about 1 1/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.4° higher in Gao than in Gibraltar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 48.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.6°C (15.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +17 (+30) +19 (+35) +21 (+37) +20 (+35) +17 (+30) +11 (+19) +8 (+15) +13 (+23) +16 (+29) +17 (+30) +14 (+26) +16 (+28)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +12 (+21) +14 (+25) +16 (+28) +16 (+29) +14 (+24) +9 (+15) +6 (+11) +10 (+17) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +10 (+17) +11 (+21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +12 (+21) +14 (+24) +11 (+20) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +8 (+14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -152 (-6) -98 (-4) -106 (-4) -56 (-2) -19 (-1) +18 (+1) +56 (+2) +66 (+3) +5 (+0) -51 (-2) -114 (-4) -127 (-5) -578 (-23)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9.5 ( -31) -6.5 ( -23) -9.5 ( -31) -5.5 ( -18) -3 ( -10) +3 (+10) +8.5 (+27) +9 (+29) +5 (+17) -4 ( -13) -7 ( -23) -10 ( -32)   -29.5 ( -8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 54' +3h 40' +3h 11' +1h 06' -0h 05' -2h 08' -2h 01' -1h 52' +0h 22' +2h 38' +4h 46' +4h 11'   +1h 28'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 18' +0h 48' +0h 08' -0h 33' -1h 09' -1h 27' -1h 19' -0h 48' -0h 07' +0h 34' +1h 10' +1h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +19.8 +19.7 +19.9 +19.9 +11.9 +5.5 +11.4 +19.8 +19.9 +19.7 +19.8 +19.9   +17.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -61 -62 -63 -59 -50 -41 -26 -15 -31 -54 -64 -60   -48.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -13.3 (-24) -15.5 (-28) -16.3 (-29) -13.6 (-24) -6.1 (-11) -2 (-4) +0 (+0) +1.6 (+3) -0.2 (0) -8.9 (-16) -15.3 (-28) -13.5 (-24) -8.6 (-15)

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