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Gao vs Matam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Matam, Senegal is approximately 1,413 km or 878 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Matam bearing 85.3° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 89° or E .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Matam is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 0.1 °C (0.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.7 °C (3.1°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 178.2 mm (7 in) less which is equivalent to 178.2 l/m² (4.37 US gal/ft²) or 1,782,000 l/ha (190,508 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.3° lower in Gao than in Matam.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) -1 (-2) +0 (0) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) +0 (0)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +0 (+0)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -1 (-1) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) 0 (0) 0 (-1) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) 0 (0) -1 (0) +0 (+0) +1 (+0) +5 (+0) -3 (0) -29 (-1) -64 (-3) -67 (-3) -17 (-1) -3 (0) -1 (0) -178 (-7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 02' -0h 01' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 02' +0h 02' +0h 01' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -0.6 -0.7 -0.6 -0.6 +0.7 +0.6 +0.6 -0.6 -0.6 -0.6 -0.7 -0.6   -0.3

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