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Gao vs Kosti Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Kosti, Sudan is approximately 3,532 km or 2,195 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Kosti bearing 279.7° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 271.2° or W .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Both are in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.3 °C (2.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.2 °C (5.8°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 162.5 mm (6.4 in) less which is equivalent to 162.5 l/m² (3.99 US gal/ft²) or 1,625,000 l/ha (173,723 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.3° lower in Gao than in Kosti.
  • Relative humidity levels are 22.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.4°C (18.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) +0 (+1) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +1 (+0) -7 (0) -22 (-1) -41 (-2) -50 (-2) -35 (-1) -7 (0) -2 (0) +0 (+0) -163 (-6)
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 (°) -3.1 -3.1 -3 -3 +3.1 +3.1 +3 -3 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1 -3.1   -1.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -24 -21 -20 -16 -17 -21 -23 -19 -26 -31 -28 -26   -22.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -13.8 (-25) -14.3 (-26) -15.9 (-29) -12.9 (-23) -8.7 (-16) -6.2 (-11) -3.7 (-7) -2.4 (-4) -4.2 (-8) -11.8 (-21) -16 (-29) -14.4 (-26) -10.4 (-19)

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