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Gao vs Kufra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Kufra, Libya is approximately 2,587 km or 1,608 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Kufra bearing 254.4° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 246.2° or WSW .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Kufra is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 6.9 °C (12.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.2 °C (9.4°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 187.6 mm (7.4 in) more which is equivalent to 187.6 l/m² (4.6 US gal/ft²) or 1,876,000 l/ha (200,557 US gal/ac) more. About 188 3/5 as much.
  • There are 308 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 0h 50' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.5° higher in Gao than in Kufra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.4°C (0.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +3 (+5) +1 (+1) +-1 (-2) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +9 (+15) +9 (+17) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +10 (+17) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +5 (+8) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) +5 (+8) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +10 (+17) +7 (+12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +9 (+15) +7 (+13) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +8 (+14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +3 (+0) +6 (+0) +22 (+1) +57 (+2) +68 (+3) +28 (+1) +4 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +188 (+7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) +9 (+29) +10 (+32) +7 (+23) +1 (+3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0)   +34 (+9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 23' +0h 16' -0h 07' -0h 12' -0h 15' -2h 32' -3h 11' -3h 27' -1h 08' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 15'   -0h 50'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 27' +0h 17' +0h 03' -0h 12' -0h 24' -0h 31' -0h 28' -0h 17' -0h 02' +0h 12' +0h 25' +0h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +8 +7.9 +8 +8 +0.1 -6.3 -0.3 +7.9 +7.9 +7.8 +7.9 +7.9   +5.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -30 -27 -24 -18 -7 +4 +17 +29 +13 -11 -29 -33   -9.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.8 (-10) -7.1 (-13) -9.1 (-16) -7.2 (-13) +0.6 (+1) +6.3 (+11) +10.3 (+19) +13 (+23) +9.9 (+18) +0 (+0) -8.6 (-15) -7.1 (-13) -0.4 (-1)

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