Vs > Orkney Islands
Mali flag

Gao vs Orkney Islands Climate & Distance Between

Uk flag
  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Orkney Islands, Uk is approximately 4,752 km or 2,953 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Orkney Islands bearing 176° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 177.8° or S .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Orkney Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The mean annual temperature is 21.8 °C (39.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.3 °C (5.9°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 759.4 mm (29.9 in) less which is equivalent to 759.4 l/m² (18.64 US gal/ft²) or 7,594,000 l/ha (811,849 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • There are 2181 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 5h 58' more per day or about 2 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 40.1° higher in Gao than in Orkney Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 58.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.6°C (1.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+45) +28 (+50) +30 (+54) +32 (+57) +31 (+55) +28 (+50) +23 (+41) +21 (+38) +25 (+44) +28 (+51) +28 (+50) +24 (+44) +27 (+48)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +22 (+39) +24 (+43) +26 (+46) +26 (+47) +24 (+43) +20 (+35) +18 (+32) +21 (+37) +23 (+42) +21 (+38) +19 (+34) +22 (+39)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +15 (+27) +18 (+32) +21 (+38) +23 (+41) +21 (+38) +17 (+30) +16 (+28) +17 (+31) +18 (+32) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +17 (+31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -105 (-4) -79 (-3) -65 (-3) -48 (-2) -40 (-2) -24 (-1) -14 (-1) -6 (0) -50 (-2) -109 (-4) -107 (-4) -112 (-4) -759 (-30)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -20.5 ( -66) -16.5 ( -58) -13.5 ( -44) -12.5 ( -42) -10 ( -32) -6 ( -20) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -8 ( -27) -18 ( -58) -20 ( -67) -21 ( -68)   -154 ( -42)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +8h 17' +7h 26' +6h 09' +4h 20' +4h 09' +3h 12' +4h 50' +4h 27' +5h 24' +7h 00' +8h 24' +8h 01'   +5h 58'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 24' +2h 35' +0h 27' -1h 46' -3h 50' -5h 02' -4h 29' -2h 36' -0h 23' +1h 49' +3h 53' +5h 03'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +42.6 +42.4 +42.6 +42.7 +34.7 +28.3 +34.1 +42.6 +42.6 +42.4 +42.5 +42.6   +40.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -70 -71 -71 -65 -61 -50 -39 -30 -41 -64 -73 -71   -58.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.1 (-11) -7.5 (-14) -8.1 (-15) -5.2 (-9) +1.2 (+2) +6.2 (+11) +7.9 (+14) +10 (+18) +8.4 (+15) -0.1 (0) -7.1 (-13) -6.8 (-12) -0.6 (-1)

There are so many comparison pages. Please post a link to one to help people find them:

Gao vs Orkney Islands Discussion

You are welcome to incorporate your thoughts on the differences in climate or other matters such as contrasts in culture, standard of living, demographics etc.

Currently under general maintenance.

Climate Guides for Locations near Gao

Climate Guides for Locations near Orkney Islands


Countries A-Z:         A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z
Bright Future Dir.

© 2009 - 2015 climatemps.com - Sitemap - Contact Us - Privacy Policy -