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Gao vs Merauke, Papua Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Merauke, Papua, Indonesia is approximately 15,639 km or 9,718 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Merauke, Papua bearing 285.4° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 263.5° or W .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Merauke, Papua has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Merauke, Papua is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 3.9 °C (7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.3 °C (18.5°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1267.4 mm (49.9 in) less which is equivalent to 1267.4 l/m² (31.11 US gal/ft²) or 12,674,000 l/ha (1,354,935 US gal/ac) less. About 1/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.1° lower in Gao than in Merauke, Papua.
  • Relative humidity levels are 60.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.3°C (33°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -1 (-1) +2 (+4) +6 (+11) +9 (+17) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +1 (+1) -3 (-6) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -204 (-8) -352 (-14) -202 (-8) -183 (-7) -77 (-3) -31 (-1) +20 (+1) +53 (+2) +20 (+1) -23 (-1) -62 (-2) -226 (-9) -1267 (-50)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -17.5 ( -56) -16.5 ( -58) -16.5 ( -53) -12.5 ( -42) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -20) 0 ( 0) +5 (+16) +3 (+10) -4 ( -13) -9 ( -30) -13 ( -42)   -94 ( -26)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 17' -0h 48' -0h 08' +0h 33' +1h 08' +1h 26' +1h 18' +0h 48' +0h 07' -0h 34' -1h 09' -1h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -24.4 -23 -7.2 +16 +24.6 +24.7 +24.6 +16.3 -6.3 -22.9 -24.5 -24.7   -2.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -67 -72 -75 -75 -67 -57 -44 -29 -41 -61 -67 -67   -60.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -28.1 (-51) -29.2 (-53) -30.4 (-55) -26.1 (-47) -16.5 (-30) -8.8 (-16) -4.8 (-9) -1.5 (-3) -4.7 (-8) -16.2 (-29) -26.1 (-47) -27.6 (-50) -18.3 (-33)

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