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Gao vs Shirakawa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Shirakawa, Japan is approximately 12,765 km or 7,932 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Shirakawa bearing 317.5° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 214.2° or SW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Shirakawa has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Shirakawa is in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 18.8 °C (33.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.2 °C (20.2°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1109 mm (43.7 in) less which is equivalent to 1109 l/m² (27.22 US gal/ft²) or 11,090,000 l/ha (1,185,595 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.3° higher in Gao than in Shirakawa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 51.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.3°C (4.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+48) +29 (+53) +29 (+52) +25 (+45) +22 (+40) +19 (+34) +12 (+22) +9 (+16) +15 (+28) +22 (+39) +23 (+41) +24 (+43) +21 (+38)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+42) +25 (+46) +26 (+46) +23 (+41) +20 (+37) +17 (+30) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +13 (+24) +19 (+35) +20 (+37) +21 (+38) +19 (+34)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+35) +21 (+38) +22 (+40) +21 (+37) +19 (+34) +15 (+26) +8 (+15) +6 (+11) +11 (+20) +17 (+30) +17 (+31) +18 (+32) +16 (+29)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -29 (-1) -43 (-2) -67 (-3) -97 (-4) -107 (-4) -156 (-6) -106 (-4) -132 (-5) -163 (-6) -113 (-4) -64 (-3) -33 (-1) -1109 (-44)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 23' +0h 51' +0h 09' -0h 35' -1h 13' -1h 33' -1h 24' -0h 51' -0h 08' +0h 36' +1h 14' +1h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +20.9 +20.8 +21 +21 +13 +6.5 +12.3 +20.7 +20.7 +20.6 +20.7 +20.8   +18.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -53 -56 -56 -56 -53 -53 -44 -30 -42 -57 -60 -55   -51.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.4 (+1) -1.7 (-3) -4 (-7) -6.5 (-12) -2.9 (-5) -1.5 (-3) -1.8 (-3) -0.1 (0) +1 (+2) -2.5 (-5) -5.7 (-10) -1.7 (-3) -2.3 (-4)

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