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Gao vs Luena Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Luena, Angola is approximately 3,815 km or 2,370 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Luena bearing 324.4° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 323.6° or NW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Luena has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Luena is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 9.1 °C (16.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.8 °C (12.2°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1031.4 mm (40.6 in) less which is equivalent to 1031.4 l/m² (25.31 US gal/ft²) or 10,314,000 l/ha (1,102,635 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • There are 921 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 2h 32' more per day or about 1 3/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.1° lower in Gao than in Luena.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.2°C (5.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +7 (+12) +10 (+18) +14 (+24) +16 (+28) +16 (+28) +13 (+23) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +9 (+17) +9 (+15) +4 (+8) +10 (+17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +16 (+28) +18 (+32) +15 (+27) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +2 (+4) +9 (+16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +5 (+9) +10 (+18) +17 (+30) +20 (+36) +18 (+32) +14 (+25) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +4 (+7) 0 (0) +9 (+16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -226 (-9) -192 (-8) -198 (-8) -96 (-4) 0 (0) +22 (+1) +56 (+2) +67 (+3) +8 (+0) -86 (-3) -169 (-7) -217 (-9) -1031 (-41)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -21.5 ( -69) -19.5 ( -69) -22.5 ( -73) -11.5 ( -38) -1 ( -3) +3.5 (+12) +8.5 (+27) +9.5 (+31) +4 (+13) -12 ( -39) -20 ( -67) -23 ( -74)   -105.5 ( -29)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 34' +5h 22' +4h 46' +2h 32' -0h 13' -1h 20' -1h 13' -1h 00' +1h 40' +3h 44' +5h 28' +5h 05'   +2h 32'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 27' -0h 54' -0h 10' +0h 37' +1h 17' +1h 37' +1h 28' +0h 54' +0h 08' -0h 39' -1h 18' -1h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27.7 -23.4 -3.8 +19.4 +28 +28 +27.8 +19.5 -3.2 -23.4 -27.6 -28   -1.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -50 -48 -55 -45 -20 +0 +15 +31 +15 -22 -49 -50   -23.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -19.5 (-35) -19.5 (-35) -20.7 (-37) -14.4 (-26) +2.2 (+4) +14.8 (+27) +19.7 (+35) +22.3 (+40) +14.9 (+27) -3.1 (-6) -16.7 (-30) -18.5 (-33) -3.2 (-6)

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