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Gao vs Madang Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Madang, Papua New Guinea is approximately 16,095 km or 10,002 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Madang bearing 291° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 255.6° or WSW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Madang has a tropical rainforest climate (Af).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Madang is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 3.3 °C (6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.3 °C (20.3°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 3251.4 mm (128 in) less which is equivalent to 3251.4 l/m² (79.8 US gal/ft²) or 32,514,000 l/ha (3,475,962 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • There are 1217 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 3h 20' more per day or about 1 5/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.9° lower in Gao than in Madang.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) +2 (+4) +5 (+10) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +1 (+1) -3 (-6) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -390 (-15) -310 (-12) -363 (-14) -436 (-17) -313 (-12) -180 (-7) -76 (-3) -19 (-1) -98 (-4) -285 (-11) -394 (-16) -387 (-15) -3251 (-128)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -14.5 ( -47) -13.5 ( -48) -16.5 ( -53) -15.5 ( -52) -14 ( -45) -6 ( -20) -1 ( -3) +2 (+6) -2 ( -7) -9 ( -29) -12 ( -40) -16 ( -52)   -118 ( -32)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 11' +4h 21' +4h 25' +5h 28' +2h 58' +2h 06' +2h 38' +1h 42' +2h 18' +3h 01' +3h 30' +3h 23'   +3h 20'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 07' -0h 42' -0h 07' +0h 29' +0h 59' +1h 14' +1h 08' +0h 42' +0h 06' -0h 30' -1h 00' -1h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -21.2 -20.6 -10.3 +12.7 +21.4 +21.4 +21.4 +13.1 -9.5 -20.7 -21.4 -21.5   -2.9

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