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Gao vs Upernavik Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Upernavik, Greenland is approximately 7,204 km or 4,477 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Upernavik bearing 118.3° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 164.2° or SSE .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Upernavik has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The average temperature is 36.5 °C (65.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.2 °C (23.8°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 58.4 mm (2.3 in) less which is equivalent to 58.4 l/m² (1.43 US gal/ft²) or 584,000 l/ha (62,433 US gal/ac) less. About 3/4 as much.
  • There are 1959 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 5h 22' more per day or about 2 3/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 53.9° higher in Gao than in Upernavik.
  • Relative humidity levels are 59.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.4°C (24.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +44 (+79) +50 (+90) +52 (+94) +49 (+87) +42 (+75) +36 (+64) +29 (+52) +28 (+51) +35 (+62) +40 (+73) +41 (+73) +41 (+74) +40 (+73)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +40 (+71) +45 (+81) +49 (+87) +45 (+81) +38 (+68) +33 (+59) +27 (+48) +25 (+45) +31 (+55) +36 (+64) +36 (+64) +37 (+66) +36 (+66)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +35 (+63) +40 (+72) +45 (+81) +42 (+75) +35 (+62) +30 (+54) +25 (+45) +23 (+41) +27 (+49) +31 (+56) +31 (+56) +32 (+57) +33 (+59)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -11 (0) -10 (0) -8 (0) -9 (0) -5 (0) +8 (+0) +31 (+1) +38 (+2) -8 (0) -27 (-1) -35 (-1) -22 (-1) -58 (-2)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7.5 ( -24) -6.5 ( -23) -5.5 ( -18) -6.5 ( -22) -5 ( -16) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +5 (+16) -1 ( -3) -10 ( -32) -10 ( -33) -9 ( -29)   -52 ( -14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +9h 23' +8h 55' +5h 56' +2h 12' +2h 03' +1h 22' +0h 27' +1h 42' +5h 44' +8h 19' +9h 40' +8h 50'   +5h 22'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +11h 08' +6h 38' +1h 00' -4h 03' -10h 26' -11h 02' -11h 08' -6h 45' -0h 52' +4h 14' +10h 35' +11h 02'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +56.3 +56.1 +56.4 +56.5 +48.5 +42.1 +48 +56.5 +56.5 +56.2 +56.3 +56.5   +53.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -56 -63 -65 -69 -72 -61 -47 -35 -46 -67 -71 -60   -59.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +15.7 (+28) +16.3 (+29) +16.3 (+29) +12.3 (+22) +10.5 (+19) +12.6 (+23) +13.3 (+24) +16 (+29) +17.3 (+31) +11.4 (+21) +7.2 (+13) +12.2 (+22) +13.4 (+24)

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