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Gao vs Van Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Van, Turkey is approximately 4,883 km or 3,035 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Van bearing 252° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 230.9° or SW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Van has a warm, dry summer continental/ hemiboreal climate (Dsb).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Van is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The average temperature is 21.2 °C (38.2°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.8 °C (24.8°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 196.5 mm (7.7 in) less which is equivalent to 196.5 l/m² (4.82 US gal/ft²) or 1,965,000 l/ha (210,072 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 737 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 2h 01' more per day or about 1 2/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 19.7° higher in Gao than in Van.
  • Relative humidity levels are 38.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.3°C (5.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+53) +32 (+57) +31 (+55) +28 (+50) +25 (+44) +18 (+33) +11 (+19) +9 (+17) +15 (+27) +22 (+40) +26 (+46) +27 (+49) +23 (+41)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +27 (+49) +29 (+52) +28 (+50) +25 (+45) +23 (+41) +18 (+32) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +15 (+28) +22 (+40) +24 (+43) +25 (+44) +21 (+38)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+42) +25 (+45) +24 (+43) +23 (+41) +22 (+39) +19 (+34) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +16 (+29) +20 (+36) +20 (+36) +21 (+37) +20 (+36)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -35 (-1) -34 (-1) -42 (-2) -52 (-2) -44 (-2) +1 (+0) +53 (+2) +62 (+2) +15 (+1) -45 (-2) -42 (-2) -33 (-1) -197 (-8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7.5 ( -24) -6.5 ( -23) -8.5 ( -27) -8.5 ( -28) -7 ( -23) +1 (+3) +8 (+26) +9 (+29) +5 (+17) -5 ( -16) -8 ( -27) -6 ( -19)   -34 ( -9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 11' +4h 21' +4h 09' +1h 56' +0h 30' -2h 26' -2h 25' -1h 29' +1h 24' +3h 50' +4h 44' +4h 32'   +2h 01'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 30' +0h 55' +0h 10' -0h 38' -1h 19' -1h 41' -1h 31' -0h 55' -0h 08' +0h 39' +1h 20' +1h 41'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +22.2 +22.1 +22.2 +22.3 +14.3 +7.8 +13.7 +22.1 +22.1 +22 +22.1 +22.2   +19.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -58 -62 -64 -59 -43 -24 -5 +11 -3 -41 -56 -55   -38.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +3.5 (+6) +0.8 (+1) -3.5 (-6) -4.8 (-9) +1.5 (+3) +5.9 (+11) +7.9 (+14) +12.6 (+23) +12.6 (+23) +3.4 (+6) -1.8 (-3) +1.2 (+2) +3.3 (+6)

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