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Gao vs Rivas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Rivas, Nicaragua is approximately 9,211 km or 5,724 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Rivas bearing 74.8° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 99.9° or E .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Rivas has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Rivas is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 3.5 °C (6.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.1 °C (18.2°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1156.4 mm (45.5 in) less which is equivalent to 1156.4 l/m² (28.38 US gal/ft²) or 11,564,000 l/ha (1,236,268 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.9° lower in Gao than in Rivas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) +2 (+4) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +8 (+15) +6 (+11) +4 (+8) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) +4 (+6)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -8 (0) -4 (0) -3 (0) -7 (0) -166 (-7) -203 (-8) -94 (-4) -112 (-4) -237 (-9) -205 (-8) -87 (-3) -30 (-1) -1156 (-46)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 15' -0h 09' -0h 01' +0h 06' +0h 14' +0h 17' +0h 16' +0h 09' +0h 01' -0h 07' -0h 14' -0h 17'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.9 -4.9 -4.9 -3.6 +4.9 +4.8 +4.7 -3.4 -4.7 -4.7 -4.8 -4.9   -1.9

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