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Gao vs Kabul Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Kabul, Afghanistan is approximately 7,114 km or 4,421 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Kabul bearing 272.4° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 239° or WSW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Kabul has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Kabul is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 17.9 °C (32.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15 °C (27°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 123.4 mm (4.9 in) less which is equivalent to 123.4 l/m² (3.03 US gal/ft²) or 1,234,000 l/ha (131,923 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • There are 300 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 0h 50' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.8° higher in Gao than in Kabul.
  • Relative humidity levels are 29.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.5°C (4.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+47) +28 (+51) +25 (+44) +21 (+38) +18 (+33) +11 (+21) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +10 (+18) +17 (+30) +21 (+37) +23 (+41) +18 (+32)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+46) +26 (+47) +23 (+41) +20 (+35) +18 (+32) +12 (+22) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +12 (+22) +19 (+34) +22 (+39) +23 (+42) +18 (+32)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +22 (+39) +23 (+41) +20 (+36) +19 (+34) +20 (+35) +17 (+30) +12 (+21) +12 (+21) +17 (+30) +21 (+38) +21 (+38) +21 (+37) +19 (+33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -34 (-1) -60 (-2) -68 (-3) -69 (-3) -18 (-1) +21 (+1) +51 (+2) +68 (+3) +26 (+1) +0 (+0) -19 (-1) -22 (-1) -123 (-5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7.5 ( -24) -8.5 ( -30) -9.5 ( -31) -8.5 ( -28) -5 ( -16) +2 (+7) +8 (+26) +9 (+29) +6.5 (+22) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -7) -5 ( -16)   -21.5 ( -6)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 30' +3h 36' +3h 42' +2h 36' -0h 29' -2h 42' -2h 09' -2h 32' -0h 28' +0h 13' +1h 56' +2h 48'   +0h 50'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 10' +0h 43' +0h 08' -0h 30' -1h 02' -1h 19' -1h 11' -0h 43' -0h 06' +0h 31' +1h 03' +1h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +18.3 +18.2 +18.3 +18.4 +10.4 +3.9 +9.8 +18.2 +18.2 +18.1 +18.1 +18.3   +15.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -53 -59 -56 -51 -31 -9 +3 +14 +1 -22 -39 -48   -29.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.4 (+4) -1.4 (-3) -6.5 (-12) -8.3 (-15) +0.4 (+1) +6.3 (+11) +8 (+14) +11.1 (+20) +11.4 (+21) +5.8 (+10) +0 (+0) +1.1 (+2) +2.5 (+5)

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