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Gao vs Kharga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Kharga, Egypt is approximately 3,330 km or 2,069 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Kharga bearing 258.2° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 247° or WSW .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Kharga is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 5.3 °C (9.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.5 °C (11.7°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 187.6 mm (7.4 in) more which is equivalent to 187.6 l/m² (4.6 US gal/ft²) or 1,876,000 l/ha (200,557 US gal/ac) more. About 188 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 6.7° higher in Gao than in Kharga.
  • Relative humidity levels are 15.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.3°C (7.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +9 (+17) +9 (+15) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) 0 (0) -1 (-2) +3 (+6) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +5 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +3 (+0) +6 (+0) +22 (+1) +57 (+2) +69 (+3) +27 (+1) +4 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +188 (+7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 32' +0h 20' +0h 03' -0h 14' -0h 28' -0h 36' -0h 33' -0h 20' -0h 03' +0h 14' +0h 29' +0h 36'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +9.2 +9.1 +9.2 +9.3 +1.3 -5.1 +0.8 +9.1 +9.2 +9.1 +9.1 +9.2   +6.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -37 -34 -29 -19 -10 -1 +10 +21 +4 -21 -34 -36   -15.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.7 (-16) -10.5 (-19) -11.9 (-21) -9.5 (-17) -2.6 (-5) +1.6 (+3) +4.3 (+8) +7.2 (+13) +4.4 (+8) -5.7 (-10) -11.4 (-21) -9.3 (-17) -4.3 (-8)

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