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Gao vs Mahajanga/ Majunga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Mahajanga/ Majunga, Madagascar is approximately 6,207 km or 3,857 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Mahajanga/ Majunga bearing 302.8° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 302.6° or WNW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Mahajanga/ Majunga has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Mahajanga/ Majunga is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.6 °C (6.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.8 °C (15.8°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1297.4 mm (51.1 in) less which is equivalent to 1297.4 l/m² (31.84 US gal/ft²) or 12,974,000 l/ha (1,387,007 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • There are 82 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 0h 14' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.6° higher in Gao than in Mahajanga/ Majunga.
  • Relative humidity levels are 31.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.5°C (20.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (-1) 3 (+5) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +11 (+19) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) 3 (+6) 0 (0) +6 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +5 (+9) +9 (+17) +11 (+19) +8 (+15) +6 (+12) +7 (+12) +5 (+10) 0 (0) -4 (-7) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -7 (-12) -3 (-5) +2 (+4) +8 (+14) +10 (+19) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +3 (+5) -4 (-6) -8 (-14) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -402 (-16) -386 (-15) -196 (-8) -67 (-3) -3 (0) +21 (+1) +55 (+2) +66 (+3) +26 (+1) -16 (-1) -118 (-5) -278 (-11) -1297 (-51)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -19.5 ( -63) -17.5 ( -62) -14.5 ( -47) -3.5 ( -12) -1 ( -3) +3 (+10) +8 (+26) +9 (+29) +6 (+20) -1 ( -3) -8 ( -27) -15 ( -48)   -54 ( -15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 15' +3h 06' +2h 09' -0h 34' -0h 30' -1h 02' -0h 34' -1h 36' -1h 24' -1h 17' -0h 06' +1h 23'   +0h 14'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 40' -1h 02' -0h 11' +0h 43' +1h 29' +1h 51' +1h 41' +1h 02' +0h 09' -0h 44' -1h 30' -1h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.2 -20.9 +0 +23.2 +31.9 +31.9 +31.7 +23.5 +0.7 -21.1 -31 -31.9   +0.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -54 -61 -55 -45 -31 -19 -4 +12 -1 -25 -44 -51   -31.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -25.3 (-46) -28 (-50) -26.4 (-48) -20.4 (-37) -7.6 (-14) +1.1 (+2) +6.1 (+11) +9.9 (+18) +5.6 (+10) -7.6 (-14) -21.2 (-38) -24.4 (-44) -11.5 (-21)

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