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Gao vs Port Hedland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Port Hedland, Australia is approximately 13,562 km or 8,428 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Port Hedland bearing 276.9° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 284.2° or WNW .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Both are in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 3.6 °C (6.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.9 °C (1.6°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 127.3 mm (5 in) less which is equivalent to 127.3 l/m² (3.12 US gal/ft²) or 1,273,000 l/ha (136,092 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.3° higher in Gao than in Port Hedland.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) 1 (+1) +6 (+10) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +12 (+21) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +5 (+8) -1 (-1) -6 (-10) +4 (+7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -5 (-10) -2 (-3) +4 (+8) +12 (+21) +14 (+26) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +6 (+10) -1 (-2) -7 (-12) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (-19) -8 (-15) -4 (-6) +4 (+7) +12 (+21) +15 (+27) +15 (+26) +13 (+23) +11 (+20) +7 (+12) -1 (-3) -8 (-14) +4 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -64 (-3) -100 (-4) -48 (-2) -22 (-1) -21 (-1) +2 (+0) +49 (+2) +64 (+3) +27 (+1) +3 (+0) -2 (0) -17 (-1) -127 (-5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 56' -1h 12' -0h 13' +0h 50' +1h 43' +2h 09' +1h 58' +1h 12' +0h 11' -0h 52' -1h 44' -2h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -33.5 -16.7 +4.6 +27.9 +36.5 +36.6 +36.5 +28.2 +5.5 -16.9 -33 -36.6   +3.3

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