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Gao vs Mbala Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Mbala, Zambia is approximately 4,442 km or 2,760 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Mbala bearing 308.9° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 306.7° or NW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Mbala has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Mbala is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 11.2 °C (20.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.5 °C (15.3°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1050.5 mm (41.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1050.5 l/m² (25.78 US gal/ft²) or 10,505,000 l/ha (1,123,054 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2° lower in Gao than in Mbala.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +16 (+28) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +15 (+26) +11 (+21) +11 (+20) +12 (+21) +10 (+19) +8 (+14) +12 (+22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+8) +7 (+13) +10 (+19) +14 (+24) +17 (+31) +18 (+33) +16 (+28) +13 (+23) +12 (+21) +11 (+21) +8 (+15) +5 (+10) +11 (+20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) +2 (+4) +6 (+11) +10 (+18) +16 (+28) +18 (+33) +16 (+29) +14 (+25) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) +9 (+17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -237 (-9) -210 (-8) -233 (-9) -123 (-5) -11 (0) +20 (+1) +57 (+2) +69 (+3) +23 (+1) -16 (-1) -137 (-5) -252 (-10) -1051 (-41)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 18' -0h 49' -0h 09' +0h 33' +1h 09' +1h 27' +1h 19' +0h 49' +0h 07' -0h 35' -1h 10' -1h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24.8 -23.3 -6.7 +16.4 +25.1 +25.1 +24.9 +16.6 -6 -23.1 -24.8 -25.1   -2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -68.7 -68 -68.5 -61.1 -40.1 -29.7 -8.9 +5.1 - - -57 -   -
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -20 (-36) -20.9 (-38) -21 (-38) -16.2 (-29) -2.9 (-5) +5 (+9) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) - - -16.5 (-30) - -

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