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Gao vs Kushka Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Kushka, Turkmenistan is approximately 6,487 km or 4,031 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Kushka bearing 268.1° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 238.2° or WSW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Kushka has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Kushka is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The average temperature is 15.5 °C (27.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.7 °C (24.7°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 57.4 mm (2.3 in) less which is equivalent to 57.4 l/m² (1.41 US gal/ft²) or 574,000 l/ha (61,364 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 401 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 1h 07' more per day or about 1 1/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.5° higher in Gao than in Kushka.
  • Relative humidity levels are 30.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.6°C (1.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+38) +21 (+37) +20 (+36) +18 (+33) +14 (+26) +10 (+18) +5 (+8) +6 (+11) +13 (+24) +19 (+34) +20 (+35) +20 (+35) +15 (+28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -40 (-2) -42 (-2) -60 (-2) -27 (-1) -6 (0) +20 (+1) +57 (+2) +69 (+3) +27 (+1) -5 (0) -25 (-1) -25 (-1) -57 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8.5 ( -27) -8.5 ( -30) -9.5 ( -31) -6.5 ( -22) -2 ( -6) +3.5 (+12) +9 (+29) +10 (+32) +7 (+23) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -7 ( -23)   -17.5 ( -5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 15' +5h 27' +4h 40' +1h 44' -0h 42' -3h 42' -3h 15' -3h 15' -1h 26' +0h 58' +3h 24' +4h 17'   +1h 07'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 14' +0h 45' +0h 08' -0h 31' -1h 05' -1h 23' -1h 15' -0h 46' -0h 07' +0h 32' +1h 06' +1h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +19 +18.9 +19.1 +19.1 +11.1 +4.7 +10.5 +18.9 +18.9 +18.8 +18.9 +19   +16.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -60 -63 -65 -53 -30 -6 +10 +23 +5 -26 -44 -55   -30.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.7 (-5) -7.1 (-13) -10.9 (-20) -9.9 (-18) -2.7 (-5) +5.7 (+10) +8.5 (+15) +14.3 (+26) +13.6 (+24) +4.6 (+8) -2.8 (-5) -3 (-5) +0.6 (+1)

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