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Gao vs Wadi Halfa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Wadi Halfa, Sudan is approximately 3,352 km or 2,083 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Wadi Halfa bearing 264.9° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 254.4° or WSW .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Wadi Halfa is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 3.6 °C (6.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.4 °C (7.9°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 184 mm (7.2 in) more which is equivalent to 184 l/m² (4.52 US gal/ft²) or 1,840,000 l/ha (196,708 US gal/ac) more. About 52 2/5 as much.
  • There are 579 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 1h 34' less per day or about 6/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.4° higher in Gao than in Wadi Halfa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.6°C (2.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +0 (-1) -3 (-6) -5 (-9) +-1 (-2) +2 (+4) +5 (+8) +4 (+8) +2 (+4)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +2 (+4) 0 (0) -2 (-3) +0 (+1) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +4 (+7)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +2 (+3) 0 (0) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +5 (+9)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) 0 (0) -1 (0) +0 (+0) +3 (+0) +5 (+0) +22 (+1) +56 (+2) +69 (+3) +28 (+1) +3 (+0) +0 (+0) 0 (0) +184 (+7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) +4 (+13) +8.5 (+27) +9.5 (+31) +7 (+23) +0.5 (+2) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2)   +30 (+8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 44' -0h 50' -1h 00' -1h 32' -1h 42' -3h 02' -2h 30' -2h 38' -1h 38' -1h 11' -0h 44' -1h 23'   -1h 34'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 19' +0h 11' +0h 02' -0h 08' -0h 17' -0h 21' -0h 19' -0h 11' -0h 01' +0h 08' +0h 17' +0h 21'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +5.6 +5.5 +5.6 +5.6 -2.2 -5.5 -2.4 +5.5 +5.5 +5.5 +5.5 +5.5   +3.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -26 -22 -17 -11 -3 +7 +17 +26 +15 -8 -24 -28   -6.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.5 (-14) -7.9 (-14) -8.4 (-15) -6.2 (-11) +0.8 (+1) +6.1 (+11) +8.3 (+15) +9.5 (+17) +7.4 (+13) -2.2 (-4) -9.9 (-18) -9.2 (-17) -1.6 (-3)

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