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Gao vs Puttalam Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Puttalam, Sri Lanka is approximately 8,685 km or 5,397 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Puttalam bearing 285° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 265° or W .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Puttalam has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Puttalam is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 2.1 °C (3.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.1 °C (16.4°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1006.4 mm (39.6 in) less which is equivalent to 1006.4 l/m² (24.7 US gal/ft²) or 10,064,000 l/ha (1,075,908 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.8° lower in Gao than in Puttalam.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (+1) 2 (+3) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +10 (+19) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +8 (+15) +5 (+9) 1 (+3) +6 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +1 (+2) +4 (+6) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +5 (+8) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -6 (-11) -4 (-8) -2 (-4) +0 (+1) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +1 (+2) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -55 (-2) -40 (-2) -66 (-3) -173 (-7) -89 (-4) -20 (-1) +41 (+2) +53 (+2) -36 (-1) -234 (-9) -249 (-10) -138 (-5) -1006 (-40)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 26' -0h 16' -0h 03' +0h 11' +0h 23' +0h 29' +0h 26' +0h 16' +0h 02' -0h 11' -0h 23' -0h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.1 -8.1 -8 -0.5 +8.2 +8.2 +8.1 -0.1 -8.2 -8.2 -8.3 -8.2   -2.8

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