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Gao vs Kinshasa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Kinshasa, Democratic Republic Of The Congo is approximately 2,859 km or 1,776 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Kinshasa bearing 323.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 322.1° or NW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Kinshasa has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Kinshasa is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 4.7 °C (8.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.8 °C (14°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1293.4 mm (50.9 in) less which is equivalent to 1293.4 l/m² (31.74 US gal/ft²) or 12,934,000 l/ha (1,382,730 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • There are 1646 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 4h 30' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3° lower in Gao than in Kinshasa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 57.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 17°C (30.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (+1) 3 (+5) +6 (+11) +10 (+17) +12 (+21) +14 (+24) +12 (+21) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +9 (+17) +6 (+10) 1 (+2) +8 (+14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +9 (+16) +12 (+21) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +2 (+4) -2 (-4) +5 (+9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +7 (+12) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) -1 (-2) -6 (-11) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -163 (-6) -165 (-6) -221 (-9) -235 (-9) -136 (-5) +13 (+1) +52 (+2) +67 (+3) -21 (-1) -94 (-4) -247 (-10) -143 (-6) -1293 (-51)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -11.5 ( -37) -11.5 ( -41) -13.5 ( -44) -16.5 ( -55) -11 ( -35) +3 (+10) +9 (+29) +9 (+29) +1 (+3) -9 ( -29) -16 ( -53) -14 ( -45)   -81 ( -22)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 00' +4h 33' +4h 03' +4h 14' +4h 19' +4h 04' +4h 54' +3h 36' +4h 36' +4h 44' +5h 14' +4h 44'   +4h 30'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 04' -0h 40' -0h 07' +0h 27' +0h 57' +1h 12' +1h 05' +0h 40' +0h 06' -0h 28' -0h 58' -1h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -20.5 -20 -11 +12 +20.6 +20.6 +20.5 +12.2 -10.4 -19.9 -20.5 -20.6   -3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -68 -71 -72 -72 -65 -54 -39 -22 -34 -59 -70 -68   -57.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -26.8 (-48) -29.5 (-53) -28.8 (-52) -26 (-47) -16.6 (-30) -6.8 (-12) -0.9 (-2) +1.4 (+3) -3.2 (-6) -15.3 (-28) -25.2 (-45) -26.8 (-48) -17 (-31)

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