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Gao vs Maputo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Maputo, Mozambique is approximately 5,869 km or 3,647 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Maputo bearing 319.5° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 322.5° or NW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Maputo has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Maputo is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 6.9 °C (12.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.8 °C (10.4°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 580.4 mm (22.9 in) less which is equivalent to 580.4 l/m² (14.24 US gal/ft²) or 5,804,000 l/ha (620,486 US gal/ac) less. About 1/4 as much.
  • There are 635 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 1h 44' more per day or about 1 1/4 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 7.9° higher in Gao than in Maputo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 41% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 11.3°C (20.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (+1) 4 (+7) +7 (+13) +12 (+21) +16 (+28) +17 (+30) +14 (+25) +11 (+20) +12 (+21) +11 (+20) +8 (+14) 1 (+2) +9 (+17)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) +4 (+6) +8 (+15) +14 (+25) +16 (+28) +13 (+24) +11 (+19) +11 (+19) +9 (+16) +4 (+7) -2 (-3) +7 (+12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) 0 (0) +6 (+11) +13 (+23) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) 0 (0) -5 (-9) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -130 (-5) -124 (-5) -97 (-4) -61 (-2) -22 (-1) -5 (0) +44 (+2) +56 (+2) -10 (0) -42 (-2) -86 (-3) -103 (-4) -580 (-23)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8.5 ( -27) -7.5 ( -27) -8.5 ( -27) -5.5 ( -18) -2 ( -6) +2 (+7) +7 (+23) +8 (+26) +3 (+10) -5 ( -16) -8 ( -27) -8 ( -26)   -33 ( -9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 11' +2h 07' +2h 05' +1h 42' +1h 27' +0h 40' +0h 56' +0h 29' +1h 36' +2h 46' +3h 08' +1h 44'   +1h 44'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 16' -1h 25' -0h 15' +0h 59' +2h 01' +2h 32' +2h 18' +1h 25' +0h 13' -1h 01' -2h 02' -2h 32'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -29.6 -11.3 +10.2 +33.5 +42.1 +42.1 +42 +33.7 +10.9 -11.7 -29.6 -37.2   +7.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -50 -55 -57 -54 -43 -32 -19 -8 -23 -46 -54 -51   -41
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -23.3 (-42) -25.5 (-46) -25 (-45) -19.6 (-35) -6.8 (-12) +2 (+4) +6 (+11) +7.5 (+14) +2.6 (+5) -10 (-18) -20.3 (-37) -22.6 (-41) -11.3 (-20)

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