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Gao vs Mt Makulu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Mt Makulu, Zambia is approximately 4,708 km or 2,925 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Mt Makulu bearing 317.5° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 317.3° or NW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Mt Makulu has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Mt Makulu is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 9.6 °C (17.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.9 °C (7°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 668.1 mm (26.3 in) less which is equivalent to 668.1 l/m² (16.4 US gal/ft²) or 6,681,000 l/ha (714,243 US gal/ac) less. About 2/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.5° higher in Gao than in Mt Makulu.
  • Relative humidity levels are 37.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.5°C (13.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +7 (+12) +10 (+18) +14 (+25) +17 (+31) +18 (+32) +15 (+27) +11 (+20) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +6 (+10) +4 (+7) +10 (+18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +4 (+8) +8 (+14) +12 (+22) +17 (+31) +19 (+35) +17 (+30) +12 (+22) +10 (+17) +8 (+14) +4 (+8) +2 (+4) +10 (+17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) +0 (+1) +5 (+8) +10 (+19) +17 (+31) +20 (+36) +18 (+32) +14 (+25) +11 (+19) +7 (+13) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) +8 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -204 (-8) -184 (-7) -95 (-4) -23 (-1) +1 (+0) +22 (+1) +57 (+2) +69 (+3) +27 (+1) -15 (-1) -119 (-5) -203 (-8) -668 (-26)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 39' -1h 02' -0h 11' +0h 43' +1h 28' +1h 51' +1h 41' +1h 02' +0h 09' -0h 44' -1h 29' -1h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -31.1 -21 -0.1 +23.1 +31.8 +31.8 +31.6 +23.3 +0.6 -21.2 -30.9 -31.8   +0.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -62.9 -66.9 -63 -57.4 -43 -28.1 -10.9 +6.1 -2.2 -23.6 -39.1 -55.6   -37.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -21.9 (-39) -23.6 (-42) -22.2 (-40) -16.8 (-30) -3.6 (-6) +6.6 (+12) +11.5 (+21) +13.3 (+24) +7.7 (+14) -4.7 (-8) -15.9 (-29) -19.8 (-36) -7.5 (-14)

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