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Gao vs Kristiansand Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Kristiansand, Norway is approximately 4,706 km or 2,925 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Kristiansand bearing 191.5° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 186.3° or S .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Kristiansand has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Kristiansand is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 22.8 °C (41.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.2 °C (11.2°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1212.4 mm (47.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1212.4 l/m² (29.76 US gal/ft²) or 12,124,000 l/ha (1,296,136 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • There are 1590 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 4h 21' more per day or about 1 8/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.3° higher in Gao than in Kristiansand.
  • Relative humidity levels are 54% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.3°C (2.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+54) +32 (+57) +32 (+58) +31 (+55) +28 (+50) +23 (+41) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +23 (+41) +28 (+51) +30 (+53) +27 (+49) +26 (+48)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+45) +27 (+49) +28 (+50) +26 (+47) +25 (+45) +21 (+38) +16 (+29) +16 (+28) +20 (+36) +24 (+43) +24 (+44) +23 (+41) +23 (+41)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +22 (+40) +23 (+41) +23 (+41) +23 (+41) +20 (+36) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +18 (+33) +20 (+36) +19 (+34) +18 (+32) +20 (+35)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -128 (-5) -100 (-4) -62 (-2) -70 (-3) -52 (-2) -53 (-2) -47 (-2) -74 (-3) -128 (-5) -149 (-6) -176 (-7) -173 (-7) -1212 (-48)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -18.5 ( -60) -15.5 ( -55) -11.5 ( -37) -12.5 ( -42) -9 ( -29) -8 ( -27) -5 ( -16) -5 ( -16) -11 ( -37) -17 ( -55) -20 ( -67) -21 ( -68)   -154 ( -42)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +7h 34' +6h 24' +5h 00' +3h 06' +1h 40' -0h 28' +0h 54' +1h 44' +4h 06' +6h 27' +8h 04' +7h 46'   +4h 21'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 13' +2h 29' +0h 26' -1h 42' -3h 40' -4h 49' -4h 17' -2h 30' -0h 23' +1h 45' +3h 43' +4h 49'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +41.8 +41.7 +41.9 +41.9 +33.9 +27.5 +33.3 +41.8 +41.8 +41.7 +41.7 +41.8   +39.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -67 -68 -66 -62 -49 -41 -31 -24 -39 -61 -70 -70   -54
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0 (+0) -2 (-4) -4.1 (-7) -4.1 (-7) +2.2 (+4) +5.1 (+9) +6.1 (+11) +8.7 (+16) +8.3 (+15) +1.4 (+3) -3.7 (-7) -2.8 (-5) +1.3 (+2)

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