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Gao vs Luang Prabang Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Luang Prabang, Laos is approximately 10,615 km or 6,596 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Luang Prabang bearing 289.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 247.4° or WSW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Luang Prabang has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Luang Prabang is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 5.5 °C (9.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.2 °C (5.8°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1254.3 mm (49.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1254.3 l/m² (30.78 US gal/ft²) or 12,543,000 l/ha (1,340,930 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • There are 1502 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 4h 06' more per day or about 1 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2° higher in Gao than in Luang Prabang.
  • Relative humidity levels are 60.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 16.8°C (30.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +9 (+17) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +9 (+15) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +5 (+10) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +4 (+8) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +6 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +5 (+9) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +3 (+5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -15 (-1) -19 (-1) -30 (-1) -105 (-4) -141 (-6) -236 (-9) -172 (-7) -219 (-9) -145 (-6) -122 (-5) -40 (-2) -10 (0) -1254 (-49)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1.5 ( -5) -1.5 ( -5) -3.5 ( -11) -7.5 ( -25) -12 ( -39) -9 ( -30) -8 ( -26) -9 ( -29) -5 ( -17) -5 ( -16) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3)   -66 ( -18)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 23' +3h 36' +3h 21' +4h 20' +4h 36' +3h 52' +5h 11' +4h 36' +3h 12' +2h 32' +4h 44' +4h 50'   +4h 06'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 12' +0h 07' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 10' -0h 13' -0h 12' -0h 07' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 11' +0h 13'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +3.7 +3.6 +3.8 +3.8 -3.1 -3.6 -2.8 +3.5 +3.5 +3.5 +3.5 +3.6   +2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -67 -66 -65 -66 -64 -58 -47 -37 -47 -66 -71 -70   -60.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20.4 (-37) -23.7 (-43) -25.8 (-46) -25.1 (-45) -17.5 (-32) -11.5 (-21) -7.3 (-13) -4.7 (-8) -7.3 (-13) -16 (-29) -21.9 (-39) -19.9 (-36) -16.8 (-30)

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