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Gao vs Wau Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Wau, Sudan is approximately 3,194 km or 1,985 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Wau bearing 290° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 284° or WNW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Wau has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Wau is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 2.1 °C (3.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.9 °C (14.2°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 885.9 mm (34.9 in) less which is equivalent to 885.9 l/m² (21.74 US gal/ft²) or 8,859,000 l/ha (947,086 US gal/ac) less. About 1/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.9° lower in Gao than in Wau.
  • Relative humidity levels are 31.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.3°C (22.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -1 (-3) +2 (+3) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +5 (+10) +5 (+8) +0 (+1) -3 (-5) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) -4 (0) -18 (-1) -66 (-3) -113 (-4) -155 (-6) -119 (-5) -123 (-5) -151 (-6) -120 (-5) -15 (-1) +0 (+0) -886 (-35)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 27' -0h 17' -0h 03' +0h 11' +0h 24' +0h 30' +0h 27' +0h 17' +0h 02' -0h 12' -0h 24' -0h 30'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8.5 -8.5 -8.4 -0.1 +8.5 +8.5 +8.4 +0.1 -8.5 -8.5 -8.6 -8.6   -2.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -14 -15 -26 -38 -45 -44 -36 -25 -34 -49 -35 -20   -31.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -11.7 (-21) -13.5 (-24) -19.5 (-35) -21.1 (-38) -14.7 (-26) -8.5 (-15) -4.4 (-8) -1.8 (-3) -5 (-9) -14.9 (-27) -18.2 (-33) -13.7 (-25) -12.3 (-22)

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