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Gao vs Riga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Riga, Latvia is approximately 4,948 km or 3,075 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Riga bearing 213.9° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 198.5° or SSW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Riga has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Riga is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 23.7 °C (42.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.3 °C (16.7°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 447.4 mm (17.6 in) less which is equivalent to 447.4 l/m² (10.98 US gal/ft²) or 4,474,000 l/ha (478,300 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • There are 1573 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 4h 19' more per day or about 1 7/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 38.1° higher in Gao than in Riga.
  • Relative humidity levels are 57.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.4°C (2.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +33 (+59) +36 (+64) +35 (+63) +32 (+57) +27 (+48) +23 (+41) +17 (+30) +16 (+29) +23 (+41) +29 (+53) +32 (+57) +31 (+56) +28 (+50)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+50) +30 (+53) +30 (+53) +27 (+49) +24 (+43) +20 (+35) +16 (+28) +15 (+27) +20 (+36) +25 (+44) +26 (+46) +26 (+47) +24 (+43)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+41) +25 (+45) +26 (+47) +24 (+43) +24 (+42) +20 (+36) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +18 (+33) +22 (+40) +21 (+38) +21 (+38) +21 (+38)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -33 (-1) -25 (-1) -31 (-1) -36 (-1) -37 (-1) -39 (-2) -22 (-1) -10 (0) -48 (-2) -56 (-2) -61 (-2) -49 (-2) -447 (-18)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -18.5 ( -60) -14.5 ( -51) -11.5 ( -37) -12.5 ( -42) -11 ( -35) -9 ( -30) -5 ( -16) -5 ( -16) -9 ( -30) -15 ( -48) -17 ( -57) -18 ( -58)   -146 ( -40)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +8h 13' +7h 23' +4h 50' +2h 46' +0h 58' -0h 32' +0h 17' +1h 01' +3h 40' +6h 36' +8h 34' +8h 01'   +4h 19'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 56' +2h 20' +0h 25' -1h 36' -3h 26' -4h 29' -4h 00' -2h 21' -0h 21' +1h 39' +3h 29' +4h 29'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +40.6 +40.5 +40.6 +40.7 +32.7 +26.3 +32.1 +40.5 +40.6 +40.4 +40.5 +40.6   +38.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -70 -72 -68 -64 -54 -46 -36 -28 -43 -63 -73 -72   -57.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2.2 (+4) +0.1 (+0) -2.7 (-5) -3.7 (-7) +0.3 (+1) +2.6 (+5) +4.7 (+8) +7.3 (+13) +7.6 (+14) +1.6 (+3) -2.8 (-5) +0.1 (+0) +1.4 (+3)

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