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Gao vs Wake Island Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Wake Island, Usa is approximately 15,803 km or 9,820 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Wake Island bearing 339° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 200.6° or SSW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Wake Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • The mean annual temperature is 3 °C (5.4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.1 °C (16.4°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 717.8 mm (28.3 in) less which is equivalent to 717.8 l/m² (17.62 US gal/ft²) or 7,178,000 l/ha (767,376 US gal/ac) less. About 1/5 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.7° higher in Gao than in Wake Island.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (+5) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +9 (+15) +6 (+10) 3 (+5) +8 (+14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) +0 (+1) +3 (+6) +6 (+12) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +4 (+8) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +1 (+1) -2 (-4) +3 (+6)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -8 (-14) -5 (-9) -2 (-3) +2 (+3) +5 (+8) +4 (+8) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) 0 (0) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -1 (-2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -30 (-1) -41 (-2) -56 (-2) -61 (-2) -38 (-2) -36 (-1) -45 (-2) -87 (-3) -101 (-4) -106 (-4) -71 (-3) -45 (-2) -718 (-28)
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 (°) +3.1 +3.1 +3.2 +3.2 -2.8 -3 -2.5 +2.8 +2.9 +2.8 +2.9 +3   +1.7

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