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Gao vs Khost Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Khost, Afghanistan is approximately 7,188 km or 4,467 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Khost bearing 273.4° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 240.3° or WSW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Khost has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Khost is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 12.9 °C (23.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.9 °C (19.6°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 287.9 mm (11.3 in) less which is equivalent to 287.9 l/m² (7.07 US gal/ft²) or 2,879,000 l/ha (307,784 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 14.6° higher in Gao than in Khost.
  • Relative humidity levels are 36.2% 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 Khost. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Khost vs Gao.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+33) +20 (+36) +18 (+33) +15 (+28) +12 (+22) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +8 (+15) +13 (+23) +15 (+28) +17 (+30) +13 (+23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+33) +19 (+33) +17 (+30) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +9 (+16) +14 (+26) +17 (+30) +17 (+31) +13 (+23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +15 (+26) +14 (+26) +9 (+17) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +10 (+17) +15 (+26) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +13 (+23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -26 (-1) -54 (-2) -62 (-2) -63 (-2) -34 (-1) +0 (+0) -19 (-1) +7 (+0) -3 (0) -4 (0) -12 (0) -21 (-1) -288 (-11)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 05' +0h 40' +0h 07' -0h 27' -0h 57' -1h 13' -1h 06' -0h 40' -0h 06' +0h 28' +0h 58' +1h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +17.1 +17 +17.1 +17.2 +9.2 +2.7 +8.6 +17 +17 +16.9 +16.9 +17.1   +14.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -45 -51 -53 -49 -33 -19 -23 -16 -22 -36 -43 -44   -36.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.4 (-4) -6.5 (-12) -11.4 (-21) -12.2 (-22) -5.1 (-9) -2 (-4) -2.4 (-4) +0 (+0) +1.2 (+2) -2.7 (-5) -5.4 (-10) -3 (-5) -4.3 (-8)

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