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Gao vs Wad Medani Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Wad Medani, Sudan is approximately 3,598 km or 2,236 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Wad Medani bearing 277.8° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 268.7° or W .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Both are in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.3 °C (2.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2.8 °C (5°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 117.8 mm (4.6 in) less which is equivalent to 117.8 l/m² (2.89 US gal/ft²) or 1,178,000 l/ha (125,936 US gal/ac) less. About 5/8 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.8° lower in Gao than in Wad Medani.
  • Relative humidity levels are 16.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7.7°C (13.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) +0 (+0) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +0 (+1) -1 (-1) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) +1 (+0) -8 (0) -6 (0) -31 (-1) -43 (-2) -18 (-1) -12 (0) -2 (0) +0 (+0) -118 (-5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 06' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 05' +0h 06' +0h 06' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 05' -0h 06'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.8 -1.9 -1.8 -1.8 +1.9 +1.8 +1.8 -1.8 -1.9 -1.9 -1.9 -1.9   -0.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -17 -14 -11 -8 -10 -14 -18 -15 -22 -27 -22 -20   -16.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -10.4 (-19) -10.2 (-18) -9.8 (-18) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -4.1 (-7) -3.3 (-6) -1.9 (-3) -4.3 (-8) -11.2 (-20) -13.3 (-24) -11.8 (-21) -7.7 (-14)

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