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Gao vs Rock Rapids, Ia Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Rock Rapids, Ia, Usa is approximately 9,252 km or 5,750 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Rock Rapids, Ia bearing 74.1° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 132.9° or SE .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Rock Rapids, Ia has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Rock Rapids, Ia is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 22.4 °C (40.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21.6 °C (38.9°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 483 mm (19 in) less which is equivalent to 483 l/m² (11.85 US gal/ft²) or 4,830,000 l/ha (516,359 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 24.2° higher in Gao than in Rock Rapids, Ia.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +35 (+63) +35 (+63) +31 (+57) +25 (+46) +20 (+37) +14 (+25) +8 (+15) +9 (+15) +15 (+28) +23 (+41) +29 (+52) +33 (+60) +23 (+42)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +34 (+60) +33 (+59) +29 (+52) +24 (+43) +20 (+36) +14 (+26) +9 (+17) +9 (+17) +16 (+29) +23 (+41) +27 (+48) +31 (+57) +22 (+40)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +32 (+57) +31 (+55) +27 (+49) +24 (+42) +21 (+37) +15 (+27) +10 (+19) +11 (+20) +17 (+31) +23 (+42) +25 (+45) +29 (+53) +22 (+40)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -13 (-1) -17 (-1) -45 (-2) -59 (-2) -69 (-3) -82 (-3) -27 (-1) -27 (-1) -48 (-2) -45 (-2) -32 (-1) -21 (-1) -483 (-19)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 55' +1h 11' +0h 12' -0h 48' -1h 42' -2h 09' -1h 57' -1h 11' -0h 11' +0h 50' +1h 43' +2h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +26.6 +26.5 +26.6 +26.7 +18.7 +12.4 +18.3 +26.7 +26.8 +26.7 +26.7 +26.7   +24.2

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