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Gao vs Shiraz Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Shiraz, Iran is approximately 5,543 km or 3,445 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Shiraz bearing 266.7° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 244.8° or WSW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Shiraz has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Shiraz is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 12.3 °C (22.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 12.2 °C (22°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 117 mm (4.6 in) less which is equivalent to 117 l/m² (2.87 US gal/ft²) or 1,170,000 l/ha (125,081 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.8° higher in Gao than in Shiraz.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.5°C (2.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +16 (+29) +13 (+23) +7 (+13) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +8 (+14) +14 (+25) +16 (+29) +17 (+30) +12 (+22)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -80 (-3) -50 (-2) -48 (-2) -28 (-1) -1 (0) +22 (+1) +56 (+2) +69 (+3) +28 (+1) -1 (0) -21 (-1) -63 (-2) -117 (-5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 48' +0h 30' +0h 05' -0h 20' -0h 43' -0h 54' -0h 49' -0h 30' -0h 04' +0h 21' +0h 43' +0h 54'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +13.3 +13.2 +13.3 +13.4 +5.4 -1.1 +4.8 +13.2 +13.2 +13.1 +13.2 +13.2   +10.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -50 -47 -42 -36 -15 +5 +16 +28 +14 -14 -35 -46   -18.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.7 (-7) -6.3 (-11) -8.3 (-15) -7.4 (-13) +1.6 (+3) +9.2 (+17) +10.2 (+18) +13.8 (+25) +13 (+23) +4 (+7) -3.9 (-7) -3.7 (-7) +1.5 (+3)

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