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Gao vs Windhoek Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Windhoek, Namibia is approximately 4,704 km or 2,923 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Windhoek bearing 335.1° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 336.1° or NNW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Windhoek has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Windhoek is in or near the subtropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 10.6 °C (19°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.8 °C (3.2°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 181.4 mm (7.1 in) less which is equivalent to 181.4 l/m² (4.45 US gal/ft²) or 1,814,000 l/ha (193,929 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • There are 220 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 0h 35' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 4.9° higher in Gao than in Windhoek.
  • Relative humidity levels are 10.3% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.3°C (4.2°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (+1) +6 (+10) +10 (+18) +15 (+26) +20 (+35) +22 (+39) +19 (+34) +14 (+25) +10 (+17) +10 (+19) +6 (+10) +1 (+2) +11 (+20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) +4 (+6) +8 (+14) +13 (+23) +19 (+35) +22 (+39) +20 (+35) +15 (+27) +12 (+22) +10 (+18) +5 (+9) +1 (+1) +11 (+19)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) +1 (+2) +6 (+11) +12 (+21) +20 (+35) +22 (+40) +21 (+37) +17 (+30) +15 (+27) +10 (+18) +5 (+9) 0 (0) +10 (+19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -77 (-3) -73 (-3) -81 (-3) -35 (-1) 0 (0) +21 (+1) +56 (+2) +69 (+3) +27 (+1) -8 (0) -33 (-1) -47 (-2) -181 (-7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -7.5 ( -24) -8.5 ( -30) -7.5 ( -24) -2.5 ( -8) 0 ( 0) +4 (+13) +9 (+29) +10 (+32) +7 (+23) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -19)   -7 ( -2)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 05' +0h 33' +0h 15' +0h 14' -0h 23' -1h 26' -1h 19' -2h 23' -1h 30' -0h 44' -0h 10' -0h 21'   -0h 35'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 04' -1h 17' -0h 14' +0h 53' +1h 50' +2h 18' +2h 06' +1h 17' +0h 12' -0h 55' -1h 51' -2h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -32.4 -14.5 +6.9 +30.2 +38.8 +38.8 +38.6 +30.3 +7.6 -14.9 -32.2 -38.7   +4.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -25 -35 -42 -33 -15 -4 +13 +30 +22 +1 -19 -16   -10.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -13.5 (-24) -16.2 (-29) -16.8 (-30) -9.4 (-17) +7.2 (+13) +16.2 (+29) +22.2 (+40) +25.1 (+45) +21.3 (+38) +8.7 (+16) -7.8 (-14) -8.9 (-16) +2.3 (+4)

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