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Gao vs Lagos Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Lagos, Nigeria is approximately 1,138 km or 707 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Lagos bearing 341.4° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 340.7° or NNW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Lagos has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Lagos is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 3.1 °C (5.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.9 °C (16°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1318 mm (51.9 in) less which is equivalent to 1318 l/m² (32.35 US gal/ft²) or 13,180,000 l/ha (1,409,029 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • There are 1500 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 4h 05' more per day or about 1 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.1° lower in Gao than in Lagos.
  • Relative humidity levels are 62.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 19.5°C (35.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-3) 1 (+1) +4 (+8) +8 (+15) +12 (+21) +12 (+22) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +4 (+7) -1 (-1) +7 (+12)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -3 (-5) +1 (+1) +4 (+8) +8 (+15) +10 (+17) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +1 (+1) -3 (-6) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -7 (-12) -3 (-6) +1 (+2) +5 (+10) +7 (+13) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) -3 (-6) -7 (-12) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -13 (-1) -41 (-2) -84 (-3) -144 (-6) -197 (-8) -294 (-12) -186 (-7) -53 (-2) -132 (-5) -121 (-5) -40 (-2) -15 (-1) -1318 (-52)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1.5 ( -5) -2.5 ( -9) -6.5 ( -21) -8.5 ( -28) -13 ( -42) -16 ( -53) -6 ( -19) -1 ( -3) -9 ( -30) -14 ( -45) -7 ( -23) -2 ( -6)   -87 ( -24)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 29' +2h 49' +2h 58' +3h 08' +4h 00' +4h 52' +6h 11' +5h 36' +6h 06' +4h 38' +3h 08' +2h 13'   +4h 05'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 30' -0h 19' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 27' +0h 34' +0h 31' +0h 19' +0h 03' -0h 13' -0h 27' -0h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.6 -9.6 -9.5 +1 +9.7 +9.7 +9.5 +1.2 -9.5 -9.5 -9.6 -9.7   -3.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -68 -70 -71 -71 -68 -61 -48 -34 -48 -68 -72 -68   -62.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -28.6 (-51) -31.2 (-56) -31 (-56) -27.2 (-49) -17.7 (-32) -10.2 (-18) -5.8 (-10) -2.5 (-5) -6.6 (-12) -17.9 (-32) -27.3 (-49) -27.9 (-50) -19.5 (-35)

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