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Gao vs Nairobi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Nairobi, Kenya is approximately 4,487 km or 2,788 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Nairobi bearing 297.4° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 292.3° or WNW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Nairobi has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Nairobi is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 12.2 °C (22°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.8 °C (15.8°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 736.4 mm (29 in) less which is equivalent to 736.4 l/m² (18.07 US gal/ft²) or 7,364,000 l/ha (787,260 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • There are 860 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 2h 20' more per day or about 1 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.4° lower in Gao than in Nairobi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 50.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.2°C (14.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +8 (+14) +12 (+22) +17 (+30) +20 (+35) +20 (+35) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +15 (+26) +14 (+26) +13 (+23) +8 (+15) +14 (+25)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +13 (+24) +17 (+31) +19 (+33) +17 (+31) +16 (+28) +15 (+27) +13 (+24) +10 (+17) +6 (+10) +12 (+22)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +11 (+20) +16 (+28) +18 (+32) +17 (+30) +16 (+28) +16 (+29) +12 (+22) +7 (+12) +3 (+5) +11 (+20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -45 (-2) -51 (-2) -101 (-4) -203 (-8) -154 (-6) -24 (-1) +38 (+1) +43 (+2) +2 (+0) -50 (-2) -109 (-4) -82 (-3) -736 (-29)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3.5 ( -11) -3.5 ( -12) -8.5 ( -27) -14.5 ( -48) -13 ( -42) -2 ( -7) +6 (+19) +6 (+19) +3 (+10) -5 ( -16) -12 ( -40) -8 ( -26)   -55 ( -15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 17' +0h 06' +0h 38' +2h 18' +3h 36' +3h 08' +4h 54' +4h 13' +3h 12' +2h 27' +2h 40' +0h 34'   +2h 20'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 55' -0h 34' -0h 06' +0h 23' +0h 48' +1h 01' +0h 55' +0h 34' +0h 05' -0h 24' -0h 49' -1h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -17.4 -17.2 -13.6 +8.9 +17.5 +17.5 +17.4 +9.1 -13.1 -17.1 -17.5 -17.6   -3.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -57 -57 -60 -66 -60 -50 -39 -23 -30 -44 -59 -59   -50.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -17.3 (-31) -18.8 (-34) -19.5 (-35) -17.5 (-32) -7.3 (-13) +0.8 (+1) +5.4 (+10) +8.9 (+16) +5.3 (+10) -5.7 (-10) -15.7 (-28) -17.2 (-31) -8.2 (-15)

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