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Gao vs Shendi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Shendi, Sudan is approximately 3,566 km or 2,216 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Shendi bearing 274.1° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 264.4° or W .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Shendi is in or near the tropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 0.8 °C (1.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.2 °C (0.4°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 111 mm (4.4 in) more which is equivalent to 111 l/m² (2.72 US gal/ft²) or 1,110,000 l/ha (118,666 US gal/ac) more. About 2 3/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.2° higher in Gao than in Shendi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 4.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.2°C (5.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +0 (+1) 0 (-1) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +2 (+0) +4 (+0) +18 (+1) +36 (+1) +30 (+1) +19 (+1) +2 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +111 (+4)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 01' +0h 00' +0h 00' -0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 01' -0h 01' -0h 00' -0h 00' +0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +0.5 +0.4 +0.5 +0.5 -0.4 -0.5 -0.4 +0.4 +0.4 +0.4 +0.4 +0.4   +0.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -16 -13 -11 -7 -1 +5 +8 +13 +8 -7 -14 -17   -4.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -8.3 (-15) -8.5 (-15) -9 (-16) -5.8 (-10) +0.7 (+1) +3.8 (+7) +3.8 (+7) +4.2 (+8) +3.3 (+6) -4 (-7) -8.9 (-16) -9.2 (-17) -3.2 (-6)

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