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Gao vs Locarno Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Locarno, Switzerland is approximately 3,425 km or 2,129 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Locarno bearing 196.8° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 192.1° or SSW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 17.3 °C (31.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.2 °C (13°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1651.4 mm (65 in) less which is equivalent to 1651.4 l/m² (40.53 US gal/ft²) or 16,514,000 l/ha (1,765,456 US gal/ac) less. About 1/9 as much.
  • There are 1099 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 3h 00' more per day or about 1 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 27.4° higher in Gao than in Locarno.
  • Relative humidity levels are 41.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.6°C (2.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+46) +27 (+48) +26 (+47) +26 (+46) +24 (+42) +19 (+33) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +17 (+30) +23 (+42) +26 (+46) +25 (+46) +22 (+39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +21 (+38) +21 (+38) +20 (+37) +19 (+35) +15 (+27) +10 (+18) +10 (+17) +13 (+24) +19 (+34) +20 (+35) +20 (+35) +17 (+31)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +16 (+28) +12 (+22) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +15 (+27) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +13 (+24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -56 (-2) -63 (-2) -93 (-4) -150 (-6) -210 (-8) -176 (-7) -150 (-6) -156 (-6) -167 (-7) -181 (-7) -152 (-6) -97 (-4) -1651 (-65)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 09' +4h 08' +3h 17' +2h 22' +2h 42' +0h 28' +0h 03' +0h 13' +2h 26' +4h 25' +5h 44' +5h 09'   +3h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 16' +1h 23' +0h 15' -0h 57' -2h 00' -2h 33' -2h 18' -1h 23' -0h 13' +0h 59' +2h 01' +2h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +29.8 +29.7 +29.9 +29.9 +21.9 +15.5 +21.4 +29.8 +29.8 +29.7 +29.8 +29.9   +27.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -49 -49 -50 -49 -46 -36 -22 -13 -29 -50 -55 -50   -41.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1.6 (-3) -4 (-7) -6.8 (-12) -7 (-13) -2.4 (-4) +0.6 (+1) +2.4 (+4) +5.4 (+10) +3.6 (+6) -1.4 (-3) -5.3 (-10) -2.2 (-4) -1.6 (-3)

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