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Gao vs Petrolina Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Petrolina, Brazil is approximately 5,285 km or 3,284 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Petrolina bearing 57.6° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 60.2° or ENE .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Petrolina has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Petrolina is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.6 °C (6.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.6 °C (15.5°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 421.2 mm (16.6 in) less which is equivalent to 421.2 l/m² (10.34 US gal/ft²) or 4,212,000 l/ha (450,291 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.9° lower in Gao than in Petrolina.
  • Relative humidity levels are 35.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.7°C (22.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -2 (-3) +2 (+4) +7 (+12) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +4 (+8) -1 (-1) -3 (-6) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -72 (-3) -90 (-4) -148 (-6) -79 (-3) -23 (-1) +12 (+0) +44 (+2) +65 (+3) +22 (+1) -18 (-1) -50 (-2) -84 (-3) -421 (-17)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 20' -0h 50' -0h 09' +0h 34' +1h 11' +1h 29' +1h 21' +0h 50' +0h 07' -0h 35' -1h 12' -1h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -25.4 -23.5 -6.1 +17 +25.6 +25.6 +25.4 +17.1 -5.6 -23.2 -25.3 -25.6   -1.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -43 -52 -58 -60 -47 -34 -20 -1 -8 -28 -37 -39   -35.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -22.3 (-40) -25.7 (-46) -26.3 (-47) -22.7 (-41) -11.5 (-21) -3.2 (-6) +0.9 (+2) +5.4 (+10) +2.5 (+5) -9.5 (-17) -19.6 (-35) -20.9 (-38) -12.7 (-23)

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