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Gao vs Narsarsuaq Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Narsarsuaq, Greenland is approximately 6,139 km or 3,815 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Narsarsuaq bearing 123.7° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 155.3° or SSE .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Narsarsuaq has a boreal subarctic climate with no dry season (Dfc).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Narsarsuaq is in or near the subpolar rain tundra biome.
  • The mean temperature is 29 °C (52.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.7 °C (8.5°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 426.4 mm (16.8 in) less which is equivalent to 426.4 l/m² (10.46 US gal/ft²) or 4,264,000 l/ha (455,850 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1973 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 5h 24' more per day or about 2 2/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 42.3° higher in Gao than in Narsarsuaq.
  • Relative humidity levels are 44.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.5°C (15.4°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +33 (+60) +35 (+64) +38 (+68) +36 (+65) +33 (+59) +29 (+51) +24 (+43) +23 (+42) +29 (+52) +35 (+63) +35 (+62) +33 (+60) +32 (+57)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+54) +32 (+57) +34 (+62) +33 (+59) +30 (+54) +27 (+48) +22 (+40) +22 (+39) +27 (+48) +32 (+57) +31 (+56) +30 (+54) +29 (+52)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+47) +27 (+49) +30 (+54) +29 (+52) +27 (+48) +24 (+43) +20 (+36) +20 (+36) +24 (+43) +28 (+50) +27 (+48) +26 (+47) +26 (+46)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -37 (-1) -33 (-1) -38 (-1) -37 (-1) -32 (-1) -30 (-1) -6 (0) -2 (0) -39 (-2) -50 (-2) -60 (-2) -62 (-2) -426 (-17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8.5 ( -27) -8.5 ( -30) -9.5 ( -31) -7.5 ( -25) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -17) -3 ( -10) 0 ( 0) -5 ( -17) -9 ( -29) -12 ( -40) -10 ( -32)   -85 ( -23)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +8h 21' +7h 36' +5h 27' +3h 24' +3h 40' +2h 32' +3h 32' +2h 30' +4h 56' +6h 36' +8h 10' +8h 07'   +5h 24'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +5h 01' +2h 54' +0h 31' -1h 58' -4h 20' -5h 48' -5h 07' -2h 55' -0h 26' +2h 02' +4h 24' +5h 48'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +44.7 +44.6 +44.8 +44.9 +36.9 +30.5 +36.4 +44.9 +44.9 +44.7 +44.7 +44.8   +42.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -50 -53 -57 -55 -48 -42 -34 -20 -29 -47 -53 -50   -44.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +7.3 (+13) +4.9 (+9) +3.7 (+7) +2.5 (+5) +7.3 (+13) +10.3 (+19) +11.5 (+21) +15.5 (+28) +16.5 (+30) +10.7 (+19) +5.2 (+9) +7.1 (+13) +8.5 (+15)

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