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Gao vs Lerwick, Shetland Islands Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Uk is approximately 4,880 km or 3,033 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Lerwick, Shetland Islands bearing 178.5° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 179.2° or S .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Lerwick, Shetland Islands has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • The average annual temperature is 23 °C (41.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.6 °C (6.5°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1020.4 mm (40.2 in) less which is equivalent to 1020.4 l/m² (25.04 US gal/ft²) or 10,204,000 l/ha (1,090,875 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • There are 2303 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 6h 18' more per day or about 3 1/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 41.3° higher in Gao than in Lerwick, Shetland Islands.
  • Relative humidity levels are 61.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.2°C (0.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+46) +29 (+52) +31 (+56) +33 (+59) +33 (+59) +29 (+52) +25 (+45) +23 (+41) +26 (+48) +29 (+52) +28 (+51) +25 (+46) +28 (+51)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +20 (+36) +22 (+40) +25 (+45) +27 (+49) +28 (+50) +25 (+45) +21 (+38) +19 (+35) +22 (+40) +24 (+43) +23 (+41) +20 (+36) +23 (+41)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+24) +16 (+29) +19 (+35) +22 (+40) +23 (+42) +22 (+39) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +18 (+33) +19 (+34) +17 (+30) +14 (+25) +18 (+33)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -131 (-5) -92 (-4) -114 (-4) -69 (-3) -56 (-2) -38 (-1) -5 (0) -10 (0) -90 (-4) -130 (-5) -143 (-6) -142 (-6) -1020 (-40)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -24.5 ( -79) -21.5 ( -76) -19.5 ( -63) -20.5 ( -68) -14 ( -45) -11 ( -37) -8 ( -26) -7 ( -23) -12 ( -40) -22 ( -71) -24 ( -80) -25 ( -81)   -209 ( -57)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +8h 34' +7h 45' +6h 27' +4h 56' +4h 17' +3h 36' +5h 09' +4h 50' +5h 42' +7h 23' +8h 38' +8h 23'   +6h 18'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 43' +2h 45' +0h 29' -1h 52' -4h 05' -5h 25' -4h 48' -2h 46' -0h 25' +1h 56' +4h 09' +5h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +43.7 +43.6 +43.8 +43.9 +35.9 +29.5 +35.3 +43.8 +43.8 +43.6 +43.7 +43.8   +41.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -71 -73 -74 -70 -62 -54 -45 -33 -45 -65 -75 -72   -61.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -5.3 (-10) -6.9 (-12) -7.7 (-14) -5.1 (-9) +2 (+4) +6.4 (+12) +7.7 (+14) +10.4 (+19) +8.7 (+16) +0.7 (+1) -7 (-13) -6.4 (-12) -0.2 (0)

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