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Gao vs Palmyra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Palmyra, Syria is approximately 4,319 km or 2,684 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Palmyra bearing 251.8° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 234.6° or SW .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Palmyra is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average temperature is 11.3 °C (20.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.4 °C (18.7°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 52.9 mm (2.1 in) more which is equivalent to 52.9 l/m² (1.3 US gal/ft²) or 529,000 l/ha (56,554 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.8° higher in Gao than in Palmyra.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +19 (+34) +18 (+33) +16 (+28) +12 (+22) +6 (+12) +1 (+1) +-1 (-1) +4 (+8) +11 (+20) +16 (+28) +18 (+32) +12 (+21)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+29) +17 (+30) +16 (+29) +14 (+26) +12 (+22) +8 (+14) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +6 (+11) +12 (+21) +15 (+26) +16 (+28) +11 (+20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +13 (+24) +14 (+25) +14 (+24) +13 (+23) +10 (+17) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +7 (+13) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +11 (+19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -21 (-1) -20 (-1) -21 (-1) -18 (-1) -1 (0) +22 (+1) +57 (+2) +69 (+3) +28 (+1) -7 (0) -14 (-1) -21 (-1) +53 (+2)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 10' +0h 43' +0h 08' -0h 30' -1h 02' -1h 19' -1h 11' -0h 43' -0h 06' +0h 31' +1h 03' +1h 19'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +18.3 +18.2 +18.3 +18.4 +10.4 +3.9 +9.8 +18.2 +18.2 +18.1 +18.2 +18.3   +15.8

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