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Gao vs Karonga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Karonga, Malawi is approximately 4,737 km or 2,944 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Karonga bearing 307.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 305.7° or NW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Karonga has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Karonga is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 5.5 °C (9.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7 °C (12.6°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 610.7 mm (24 in) less which is equivalent to 610.7 l/m² (14.99 US gal/ft²) or 6,107,000 l/ha (652,879 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.7° lower in Gao than in Karonga.
  • Relative humidity levels are 47.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14°C (25.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (+2) +4 (+8) +8 (+14) +12 (+21) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +11 (+21) +9 (+16) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +3 (+6) 1 (+1) +8 (+14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) +1 (+1) +4 (+8) +8 (+14) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +1 (+1) -2 (-4) +6 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -5 (-8) -1 (-1) +4 (+6) +9 (+15) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +3 (+6) -3 (-6) -7 (-12) +3 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -132 (-5) -120 (-5) -206 (-8) -127 (-5) -14 (-1) +21 (+1) +56 (+2) +69 (+3) +28 (+1) +3 (+0) -39 (-2) -149 (-6) -611 (-24)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 21' -0h 51' -0h 09' +0h 35' +1h 12' +1h 31' +1h 23' +0h 51' +0h 08' -0h 36' -1h 13' -1h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.9 -23.6 -5.6 +17.5 +26.2 +26.2 +26 +17.7 -5 -23.4 -25.9 -26.2   -1.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -64 -69 -73 -70 -57 -39 -25 -12 -20 -36 -49 -60   -47.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -25.4 (-46) -27.6 (-50) -27.7 (-50) -23.7 (-43) -12.1 (-22) -2.3 (-4) +2.5 (+5) +4.7 (+8) +0.8 (+1) -10.6 (-19) -21.9 (-39) -24.8 (-45) -14 (-25)

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