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Gao vs Khartoum Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Khartoum, Sudan is approximately 3,483 km or 2,164 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Khartoum bearing 275.8° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 266.6° or W .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Khartoum is in or near the tropical desert scrub biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0 °C (0°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1 °C (1.8°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 26.4 mm (1 in) more which is equivalent to 26.4 l/m² (0.65 US gal/ft²) or 264,000 l/ha (28,223 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/6 as much.
  • There are 279 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 0h 46' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.3° lower in Gao than in Khartoum.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.6°C (8.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) +0 (0) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +0 (-1) +1 (+1) 1 (+2) 1 (+1) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) -2 (-3) 0 (0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) +0 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) 0 (-1) 0 (-1) -1 (-1) 0 (0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) +0 (+0) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +2 (+0) +2 (+0) +17 (+1) +10 (+0) -6 (0) +3 (+0) -1 (0) -1 (0) +0 (+0) +26 (+1)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) 0 ( 0) -0.5 ( -2) 0 ( 0)   +15 (+4)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 13' -1h 31' -1h 01' -1h 22' -0h 23' -0h 56' +0h 48' -0h 00' -0h 06' -0h 44' -1h 04' -1h 40'   -0h 46'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 02' -0h 01' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 02' +0h 02' +0h 01' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.6 -0.7 -0.6 -0.6 +0.7 +0.6 +0.7 -0.7 -0.7 -0.7 -0.7 -0.7   -0.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -12 -11 -8 -6 -2 -1 -3 +3 +0 -8 -14 -15   -6.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.6 (-14) -8.1 (-15) -7.6 (-14) -5.8 (-10) -0.9 (-2) +0.1 (+0) -0.6 (-1) +0.5 (+1) -0.4 (-1) -5.3 (-10) -10.2 (-18) -9.7 (-17) -4.6 (-8)

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