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Gao vs Mansa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Mansa, Zambia is approximately 4,401 km or 2,735 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Mansa bearing 313.3° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 311.9° or NW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Mansa has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Mansa is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 9.8 °C (17.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.6 °C (10.1°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 988 mm (38.9 in) less which is equivalent to 988 l/m² (24.25 US gal/ft²) or 9,880,000 l/ha (1,056,238 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.3° lower in Gao than in Mansa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 42.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.6°C (15.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Gao relative to Mansa. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Mansa 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) +13 (+24) +16 (+29) +16 (+30) +14 (+24) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +8 (+15) +6 (+11) +4 (+8) +10 (+17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +5 (+8) +8 (+15) +12 (+21) +17 (+30) +19 (+33) +16 (+29) +12 (+22) +10 (+19) +9 (+16) +6 (+10) +3 (+5) +10 (+18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) +0 (+1) +4 (+8) +10 (+17) +16 (+29) +20 (+36) +18 (+33) +15 (+28) +13 (+23) +9 (+16) +3 (+5) -1 (-2) +9 (+16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -242 (-10) -219 (-9) -199 (-8) -59 (-2) -1 (0) +22 (+1) +57 (+2) +69 (+3) +24 (+1) -37 (-1) -143 (-6) -260 (-10) -988 (-39)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 25' -0h 53' -0h 09' +0h 37' +1h 16' +1h 35' +1h 26' +0h 53' +0h 08' -0h 38' -1h 16' -1h 35'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -27 -23.6 -4.5 +18.7 +27.3 +27.3 +27.2 +18.9 -3.8 -23.5 -26.9 -27.4   -1.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -64.5 -68.4 -68.4 -63.4 -49.3 -33.9 -18.1 -0.4 -6.1 -28 -48.9 -61   -42.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -21.5 (-39) -23.5 (-42) -23.1 (-42) -18.5 (-33) -5.8 (-10) +4.4 (+8) +9 (+16) +11.3 (+20) +7.1 (+13) -5.3 (-10) -17.4 (-31) -20.3 (-37) -8.6 (-15)

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