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Gao vs Grytviken Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Grytviken, South Georgia is approximately 8,571 km or 5,326 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Grytviken bearing 35.8° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 20.9° or NNE .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Grytviken has a tundra climate (ET).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Grytviken is in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 28.2 °C (50.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.3 °C (9.5°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1206.4 mm (47.5 in) less which is equivalent to 1206.4 l/m² (29.61 US gal/ft²) or 12,064,000 l/ha (1,289,722 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • There are 2103 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 5h 44' more per day or about 2 2/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 36.1° higher in Gao than in Grytviken.
  • Relative humidity levels are 49.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.2°C (12.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+41) +25 (+45) +29 (+53) +35 (+62) +40 (+71) +41 (+73) +38 (+68) +35 (+63) +35 (+62) +34 (+62) +29 (+51) +23 (+42) +32 (+58)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +18 (+32) +21 (+37) +24 (+43) +30 (+55) +35 (+64) +37 (+67) +35 (+62) +33 (+59) +32 (+58) +30 (+54) +25 (+44) +20 (+35) +28 (+51)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +20 (+36) +26 (+47) +32 (+57) +34 (+61) +32 (+57) +31 (+55) +29 (+53) +27 (+49) +21 (+38) +16 (+29) +25 (+44)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -97 (-4) -114 (-4) -137 (-5) -134 (-5) -138 (-5) -111 (-4) -85 (-3) -66 (-3) -66 (-3) -78 (-3) -93 (-4) -87 (-3) -1206 (-47)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -11.5 ( -37) -12.5 ( -44) -13.5 ( -44) -13.5 ( -45) -11 ( -35) -11 ( -37) -6 ( -19) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -13) -11 ( -35) -11 ( -37) -11 ( -35)   -120 ( -33)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 29' +3h 53' +5h 15' +7h 08' +8h 30' +8h 28' +8h 29' +6h 13' +5h 06' +4h 01' +3h 56' +3h 27'   +5h 44'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 08' -3h 07' -0h 34' +2h 08' +4h 31' +5h 47' +5h 12' +3h 08' +0h 29' -2h 13' -4h 34' -5h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.7 +16.9 +38.6 +61.9 +70.5 +70.4 +70.2 +61.9 +39.1 +16.3 -2 -8.9   +36.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -57 -58 -60 -60 -57 -48 -34 -21 -32 -50 -56 -56   -49.1
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.8 (-9) -6.1 (-11) -6.1 (-11) -0.2 (0) +10.2 (+18) +18.7 (+34) +22.9 (+41) +25.7 (+46) +20.7 (+37) +8.9 (+16) -0.9 (-2) -3.2 (-6) +7.2 (+13)

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