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Gao vs Malakal Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Malakal, Sudan is approximately 3,512 km or 2,182 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Malakal bearing 285.6° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 278.3° or W .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Malakal has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Malakal is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 1.8 °C (3.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.1 °C (12.8°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 543 mm (21.4 in) less which is equivalent to 543 l/m² (13.33 US gal/ft²) or 5,430,000 l/ha (580,503 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • There are 587 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 1h 36' more per day or about 1 1/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.5° lower in Gao than in Malakal.
  • Relative humidity levels are 31.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.2°C (21.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-9) -3 (-6) -2 (-3) +3 (+5) +7 (+12) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +1 (+1) -4 (-7) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -2 (-3) +1 (+1) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +0 (+0) -3 (-6) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-8) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +5 (+8) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) 0 (0) -2 (-4) +1 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) 0 (0) -7 (0) -17 (-1) -80 (-3) -81 (-3) -90 (-4) -94 (-4) -96 (-4) -72 (-3) -5 (0) +0 (+0) -543 (-21)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) -0.5 ( -2) -3.5 ( -12) -8 ( -26) -6 ( -20) -7 ( -23) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -20) -7 ( -23) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0)   -45 ( -12)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 30' +0h 21' +0h 27' +1h 14' +1h 48' +3h 40' +4h 11' +3h 13' +3h 18' +2h 15' +0h 14' -0h 58'   +1h 36'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 21' -0h 13' -0h 02' +0h 09' +0h 19' +0h 24' +0h 22' +0h 13' +0h 02' -0h 09' -0h 19' -0h 24'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6.7 -6.7 -6.6 -1.9 +6.7 +6.7 +6.6 -1.7 -6.6 -6.7 -6.7 -6.7   -2.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -15 -14 -20 -30 -42 -43 -38 -28 -38 -52 -36 -20   -31.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -12.1 (-22) -12.9 (-23) -17.1 (-31) -19.1 (-34) -14.3 (-26) -8.4 (-15) -5.1 (-9) -2.6 (-5) -5.9 (-11) -15.9 (-29) -18.6 (-33) -14 (-25) -12.2 (-22)

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