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Gao vs Mersa Matruh Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Mersa Matruh, Egypt is approximately 3,226 km or 2,005 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Mersa Matruh bearing 245.1° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 233.8° or SW .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Mersa Matruh is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 10.6 °C (19.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.3 °C (0.5°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 47.6 mm (1.9 in) more which is equivalent to 47.6 l/m² (1.17 US gal/ft²) or 476,000 l/ha (50,888 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.5° higher in Gao than in Mersa Matruh.
  • Relative humidity levels are 48.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.3°C (16.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +15 (+26) +15 (+27) +12 (+21) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +8 (+14) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +9 (+17) +11 (+19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -36 (-1) -19 (-1) -11 (0) 0 (0) +4 (+0) +20 (+1) +57 (+2) +68 (+3) +27 (+1) -15 (-1) -18 (-1) -29 (-1) +48 (+2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 56' +0h 34' +0h 06' -0h 24' -0h 49' -1h 03' -0h 57' -0h 35' -0h 05' +0h 24' +0h 50' +1h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +15 +14.9 +15.1 +15.1 +7.1 +0.7 +6.6 +15 +15 +14.9 +15 +15   +12.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -56 -58 -59 -56 -56 -46 -35 -21 -31 -50 -55 -54   -48.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -12.2 (-22) -14.2 (-26) -15.5 (-28) -14 (-25) -8.6 (-15) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -0.3 (-1) -1.9 (-3) -9.6 (-17) -14.7 (-26) -12.7 (-23) -9.3 (-17)

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