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Gao vs Port Harcourt Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Port Harcourt, Nigeria is approximately 1,485 km or 923 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Port Harcourt bearing 329.3° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 328° or NNW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Port Harcourt has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Port Harcourt is in or near the tropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 3.2 °C (5.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.8 °C (17.6°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 2105 mm (82.9 in) less which is equivalent to 2105 l/m² (51.66 US gal/ft²) or 21,050,000 l/ha (2,250,385 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.3° lower in Gao than in Port Harcourt.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) 0 (+1) +5 (+8) +8 (+15) +11 (+20) +12 (+21) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +9 (+17) +9 (+16) +4 (+8) -1 (-1) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) +1 (+2) +5 (+8) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +7 (+13) +5 (+10) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-12) -6 (-10) -2 (-4) +2 (+3) +6 (+10) +6 (+12) +5 (+8) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) -2 (-4) -5 (-10) +1 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -29 (-1) -62 (-2) -135 (-5) -186 (-7) -229 (-9) -266 (-10) -288 (-11) -233 (-9) -339 (-13) -242 (-10) -76 (-3) -20 (-1) -2105 (-83)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 36' -0h 22' -0h 04' +0h 15' +0h 32' +0h 40' +0h 36' +0h 22' +0h 03' -0h 16' -0h 32' -0h 40'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -11.3 -11.3 -11.1 +2.8 +11.4 +11.4 +11.3 +2.9 -11.1 -11.2 -11.4 -11.4   -3.3

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