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Gao vs San Salvador Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and San Salvador, El Salvador is approximately 9,496 km or 5,901 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from San Salvador bearing 74.4° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 103° or ESE .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas San Salvador has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas San Salvador is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 7.1 °C (12.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.3 °C (18.5°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1587.4 mm (62.5 in) less which is equivalent to 1587.4 l/m² (38.96 US gal/ft²) or 15,874,000 l/ha (1,697,036 US gal/ac) less. About 1/9 as much.
  • There are 428 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 1h 10' more per day or about 1 1/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.1° lower in Gao than in San Salvador.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +10 (+17) +13 (+23) +14 (+24) +10 (+17) +8 (+15) +11 (+19) +12 (+22) +8 (+14) +3 (+6) +8 (+15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +4 (+6) +5 (+9) +8 (+15) +11 (+20) +12 (+22) +10 (+17) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +6 (+10) +2 (+3) +7 (+13)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +11 (+19) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +9 (+17) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) 0 (0) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -5 (0) -3 (0) -8 (0) -57 (-2) -184 (-7) -300 (-12) -247 (-10) -228 (-9) -297 (-12) -216 (-9) -35 (-1) -7 (0) -1587 (-62)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2) -4.5 ( -15) -12 ( -39) -16 ( -53) -11 ( -35) -10 ( -32) -13 ( -43) -15 ( -48) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -6)   -89 ( -24)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 19' -0h 14' -0h 07' +1h 14' +2h 30' +3h 04' +1h 29' +0h 19' +3h 12' +2h 44' +0h 50' -0h 38'   +1h 10'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 08' -0h 05' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 07' +0h 09' +0h 08' +0h 05' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 07' -0h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.6 -2.7 -2.6 -2.6 +2.6 +2.5 +2.4 -2.4 -2.4 -2.4 -2.5 -2.6   -1.1

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