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Gao vs Maseru Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Maseru, Lesotho is approximately 5,867 km or 3,646 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Maseru bearing 326.1° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 329.6° or NNW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Maseru has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Maseru is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 14.8 °C (26.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.2 °C (2.2°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 502.4 mm (19.8 in) less which is equivalent to 502.4 l/m² (12.33 US gal/ft²) or 5,024,000 l/ha (537,099 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • There are 183 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 0h 30' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 11.3° higher in Gao than in Maseru.
  • Relative humidity levels are 12.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.6°C (8.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+5) +7 (+12) +12 (+22) +20 (+35) +25 (+44) +27 (+48) +23 (+41) +18 (+33) +16 (+28) +15 (+28) +10 (+17) +3 (+6) +15 (+27)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +11 (+19) +18 (+32) +25 (+45) +28 (+50) +25 (+45) +21 (+37) +18 (+32) +16 (+28) +9 (+16) +3 (+6) +15 (+27)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +3 (+6) +9 (+16) +17 (+30) +26 (+46) +29 (+52) +28 (+50) +24 (+43) +20 (+36) +16 (+29) +8 (+14) +3 (+5) +15 (+27)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -114 (-4) -89 (-4) -96 (-4) -64 (-3) -23 (-1) +10 (+0) +43 (+2) +54 (+2) +9 (+0) -59 (-2) -80 (-3) -93 (-4) -502 (-20)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -12.5 ( -40) -9.5 ( -34) -10.5 ( -34) -7.5 ( -25) -5 ( -16) +1 (+3) +6 (+19) +7 (+23) +4 (+13) -7 ( -23) -10 ( -33) -10 ( -32)   -54 ( -15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 07' +0h 14' +1h 00' +1h 18' +1h 38' +1h 08' +1h 00' -0h 23' -0h 04' +0h 38' +0h 26' -1h 03'   +0h 30'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 30' -1h 33' -0h 17' +1h 04' +2h 13' +2h 47' +2h 32' +1h 33' +0h 14' -1h 07' -2h 15' -2h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -26.4 -7.9 +13.6 +36.9 +45.5 +45.5 +45.4 +37.1 +14.3 -8.4 -26.5 -33.8   +11.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -22 -31 -34 -32 -21 -8 +8 +25 +16 -10 -21 -20   -12.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -10.2 (-18) -13.5 (-24) -12 (-22) -4.6 (-8) +9.4 (+17) +19.5 (+35) +24.5 (+44) +26.8 (+48) +22 (+40) +7.3 (+13) -5.6 (-10) -8.4 (-15) +4.6 (+8)

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