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Gao vs Benito Salas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Benito Salas, Colombia is approximately 8,341 km or 5,183 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Benito Salas bearing 73.9° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 88.7° or E .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Benito Salas has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Benito Salas is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.2 °C (4°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 1154.4 mm (45.4 in) less which is equivalent to 1154.4 l/m² (28.33 US gal/ft²) or 11,544,000 l/ha (1,234,130 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.4° lower in Gao than in Benito Salas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) 1 (+1) +2 (+3) +6 (+11) +10 (+18) +9 (+15) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) -1 (-1) +4 (+7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -5 (-8) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +4 (+8) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +5 (+8) +1 (+1) -3 (-6) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -4 (-8) +0 (+1) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) -2 (-4) -6 (-11) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -110 (-4) -107 (-4) -124 (-5) -145 (-6) -103 (-4) -28 (-1) +13 (+1) +39 (+2) -31 (-1) -208 (-8) -208 (-8) -142 (-6) -1154 (-45)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 42' -0h 26' -0h 04' +0h 18' +0h 37' +0h 46' +0h 42' +0h 26' +0h 04' -0h 18' -0h 37' -0h 46'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -13.3 -13.2 -12.9 +4.7 +13.3 +13.3 +13.1 +4.7 -12.7 -13 -13.2 -13.3   -3.4

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