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Gao vs Umm Benin Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Umm Benin, Sudan is approximately 3,671 km or 2,281 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Umm Benin bearing 279.8° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 271° or W .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Umm Benin has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Umm Benin is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 1.7 °C (3.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.3 °C (7.7°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 345.6 mm (13.6 in) less which is equivalent to 345.6 l/m² (8.48 US gal/ft²) or 3,456,000 l/ha (369,469 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.4° lower in Gao than in Umm Benin.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.4°C (13.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) 0 (0) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +3 (+6) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) 0 (0) -2 (-3) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +1 (+0) -15 (-1) -59 (-2) -74 (-3) -106 (-4) -72 (-3) -20 (-1) -1 (0) +0 (+0) -346 (-14)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 10' -0h 06' -0h 01' +0h 04' +0h 09' +0h 11' +0h 10' +0h 06' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 09' -0h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -3.2 -3.2 -3.1 -3.1 +3.2 +3.2 +3.1 -3 -3.2 -3.2 -3.2 -3.2   -1.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -14 -13 -10 -9 -15 -15 -19 -15 -25 -31 -21 -16   -16.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -9.4 (-17) -9.9 (-18) -9.4 (-17) -7.9 (-14) -6.7 (-12) -2.8 (-5) -2 (-4) -0.7 (-1) -4.1 (-7) -11.5 (-21) -13.4 (-24) -10.9 (-20) -7.4 (-13)

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