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Gao vs Tripoli Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Tripoli, Libya is approximately 2,256 km or 1,402 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Tripoli bearing 219.2° or SW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 213.7° or SSW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Tripoli has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Tripoli is in or near the subtropical desert scrub biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 9.6 °C (17.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.2 °C (5.8°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 62.4 mm (2.5 in) less which is equivalent to 62.4 l/m² (1.53 US gal/ft²) or 624,000 l/ha (66,710 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 198 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 0h 33' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 13.9° higher in Gao than in Tripoli.
  • Relative humidity levels are 35% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7°C (12.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+25) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +15 (+26) +13 (+23) +8 (+14) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) +6 (+10) +10 (+19) +12 (+21) +12 (+22) +10 (+19)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +14 (+24) +13 (+24) +13 (+23) +9 (+15) +5 (+9) +4 (+6) +6 (+10) +10 (+17) +10 (+17) +10 (+18) +10 (+17)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +14 (+24) +10 (+18) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +9 (+16)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -46 (-2) -27 (-1) -12 (0) -13 (-1) +4 (+0) +21 (+1) +57 (+2) +68 (+3) +22 (+1) -23 (-1) -39 (-2) -74 (-3) -62 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7.5 ( -24) -4.5 ( -16) -4.5 ( -15) -2.5 ( -8) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +9 (+29) +10 (+32) +5 (+17) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -20) -8 ( -26)   -9 ( -3)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 44' +1h 58' +1h 42' +1h 00' -0h 32' -1h 32' -2h 56' -2h 44' +0h 10' +1h 40' +2h 40' +2h 27'   +0h 33'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 02' +0h 38' +0h 07' -0h 26' -0h 55' -1h 09' -1h 03' -0h 38' -0h 06' +0h 27' +0h 55' +1h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +16.4 +16.3 +16.4 +16.4 +8.5 +2 +7.9 +16.3 +16.4 +16.3 +16.3 +16.4   +13.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -51 -51 -47 -44 -34 -14 -12 -2 -16 -43 -52 -54   -35
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -10.3 (-19) -12.2 (-22) -13.1 (-24) -12.3 (-22) -5.3 (-10) +1.1 (+2) +0.5 (+1) +2.6 (+5) -0.2 (0) -8.8 (-16) -14.1 (-25) -11.8 (-21) -7 (-13)

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