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Gao vs Sennar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Sennar, Sudan is approximately 3,626 km or 2,253 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Sennar bearing 279.1° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 270.2° or W .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Both are in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average temperature is 1.3 °C (2.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.2 °C (5.8°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 231.5 mm (9.1 in) less which is equivalent to 231.5 l/m² (5.68 US gal/ft²) or 2,315,000 l/ha (247,489 US gal/ac) less. About 4/9 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.2° lower in Gao than in Sennar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.5°C (15.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +0 (+0) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +2 (+4) +0 (+0) -5 (-9) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +3 (+0) -15 (-1) -44 (-2) -43 (-2) -67 (-3) -57 (-2) -10 (0) 0 (0) +0 (+0) -232 (-9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 08' -0h 05' -0h 01' +0h 03' +0h 07' +0h 09' +0h 09' +0h 05' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 08' -0h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.7 -2.7 -2.6 -2.6 +2.7 +2.7 +2.7 -2.6 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7 -2.7   -1.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -19 -17 -14 -11 -13 -17 -18 -12 -20 -28 -21 -21   -17.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -11.3 (-20) -12 (-22) -12 (-22) -9.2 (-17) -6.4 (-12) -4.5 (-8) -2.5 (-5) -0.6 (-1) -3.3 (-6) -11.4 (-21) -13.1 (-24) -16 (-29) -8.5 (-15)

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