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Gao vs Tamanrasset Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Tamanrasset, Algeria is approximately 926 km or 575 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Tamanrasset bearing 219.3° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 217.5° or SW .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Tamanrasset is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 8.2 °C (14.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.8 °C (6.8°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 145.8 mm (5.7 in) more which is equivalent to 145.8 l/m² (3.58 US gal/ft²) or 1,458,000 l/ha (155,870 US gal/ac) more. About 4 2/5 as much.
  • There are 2 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 0h 00' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.2° higher in Gao than in Tamanrasset.
  • Relative humidity levels are 0.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.9°C (8.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +11 (+20) +12 (+21) +11 (+19) +7 (+12) +5 (+8) +3 (+6) +6 (+10) +10 (+19) +11 (+19) +10 (+19) +9 (+16)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +11 (+19) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +9 (+17) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +10 (+17) +10 (+19) +10 (+18) +8 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+18) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +11 (+19) +7 (+13) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +8 (+15)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) -1 (0) -2 (0) +1 (+0) 0 (0) +18 (+1) +52 (+2) +64 (+3) +20 (+1) +1 (+0) -2 (0) -2 (0) +146 (+6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) -0.5 ( -2) 0 ( 0) +2 (+7) +7 (+23) +8 (+26) +4 (+13) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3)   +18 (+5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 13' +0h 02' -0h 46' -0h 36' -0h 42' -0h 20' -1h 05' -1h 29' +0h 12' +1h 42' +1h 48' +1h 07'   +0h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 22' +0h 14' +0h 02' -0h 09' -0h 20' -0h 25' -0h 23' -0h 14' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 20' +0h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +6.5 +6.4 +6.6 +6.6 -1.3 -6.4 -1.6 +6.5 +6.5 +6.5 +6.5 +6.5   +4.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -9 -11 -10 -9 -2 +7 +20 +30 +16 -8 -15 -12   -0.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +2 (+4) -0.5 (-1) -1.1 (-2) -0.6 (-1) +5.9 (+11) +9.6 (+17) +13.8 (+25) +15.5 (+28) +12.5 (+23) +3.3 (+6) -1.6 (-3) +0.3 (+1) +4.9 (+9)

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