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Gao vs Kita Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Kita, Mali is approximately 1,073 km or 667 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Kita bearing 69.5° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 71.9° or ENE .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Kita has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Kita is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.8 °C (3.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.3 °C (9.5°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 722 mm (28.4 in) less which is equivalent to 722 l/m² (17.72 US gal/ft²) or 7,220,000 l/ha (771,866 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.4° lower in Gao than in Kita.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) 1 (+2) +4 (+7) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +6 (+10) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) 0 (0) +3 (+6) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -4 (-6) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) +3 (+5) +5 (+10) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) 0 (0) 0 (0) -10 (0) -5 (0) -119 (-5) -148 (-6) -213 (-8) -160 (-6) -60 (-2) -5 (0) -1 (0) -722 (-28)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 10' -0h 06' -0h 01' +0h 04' +0h 09' +0h 11' +0h 10' +0h 06' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 09' -0h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -3.2 -3.2 -3.1 -3.1 +3.2 +3.2 +3.1 -3 -3.1 -3.2 -3.2 -3.2   -1.4

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