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Gao vs Makhanga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Makhanga, Malawi is approximately 5,309 km or 3,299 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Makhanga bearing 311.6° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 311.7° or NW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Makhanga has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Makhanga is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 4.6 °C (8.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.2 °C (7.6°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 562 mm (22.1 in) less which is equivalent to 562 l/m² (13.79 US gal/ft²) or 5,620,000 l/ha (600,815 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1° higher in Gao than in Makhanga.
  • Relative humidity levels are 46.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.6°C (26.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) 1 (+1) +5 (+8) +10 (+17) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +11 (+20) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) 0 (-1) -3 (-5) +5 (+9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -2 (-3) +2 (+4) +7 (+12) +12 (+22) +14 (+26) +12 (+22) +8 (+15) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) -1 (-2) -4 (-7) +5 (+8)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-15) -6 (-10) -1 (-2) +5 (+8) +12 (+21) +15 (+26) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +4 (+6) -3 (-5) -7 (-13) +3 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -157 (-6) -127 (-5) -110 (-4) -35 (-1) -9 (0) +6 (+0) +39 (+2) +63 (+2) +23 (+1) -25 (-1) -61 (-2) -167 (-7) -562 (-22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 43' -1h 04' -0h 11' +0h 44' +1h 31' +1h 55' +1h 44' +1h 04' +0h 10' -0h 46' -1h 32' -1h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.9 -20.1 +0.9 +24.1 +32.7 +32.7 +32.6 +24.3 +1.6 -20.4 -31.6 -32.8   +1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -62 -68 -68 -66 -56 -45 -30 -10 -16 -34 -46 -56   -46.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -27.3 (-49) -29.3 (-53) -28.5 (-51) -23.7 (-43) -11.2 (-20) -2.2 (-4) +2.4 (+4) +4.9 (+9) +0.3 (+1) -11.7 (-21) -22.7 (-41) -25.8 (-46) -14.6 (-26)

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