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Gao vs Xi’An Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Xi’An, China is approximately 10,647 km or 6,616 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Xi’An bearing 294.2° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 231.7° or SW .
  • Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Xi’An has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Xi’An is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 16.5 °C (29.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 14.5 °C (26.1°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 384.5 mm (15.1 in) less which is equivalent to 384.5 l/m² (9.44 US gal/ft²) or 3,845,000 l/ha (411,056 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1648 more hours of sunlight per year in Gao. In whichever way circa 4h 31' more per day or about 2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 15.5° higher in Gao than in Xi’An.
  • Relative humidity levels are 45.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.2°C (5.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+47) +26 (+47) +23 (+42) +20 (+36) +17 (+30) +10 (+18) +7 (+12) +6 (+11) +14 (+25) +20 (+36) +23 (+42) +25 (+45) +18 (+33)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+42) +23 (+42) +21 (+38) +18 (+33) +16 (+29) +10 (+19) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +13 (+23) +18 (+33) +21 (+38) +23 (+41) +17 (+30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +19 (+34) +18 (+32) +16 (+29) +15 (+26) +10 (+18) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +11 (+19) +15 (+27) +17 (+31) +19 (+34) +14 (+25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -6 (0) -11 (0) -26 (-1) -47 (-2) -60 (-2) -29 (-1) -36 (-1) +3 (+0) -80 (-3) -62 (-2) -26 (-1) -5 (0) -385 (-15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2.5 ( -8) -4.5 ( -16) -6.5 ( -21) -7.5 ( -25) -7 ( -23) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) -5 ( -17) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -20) -4 ( -13)   -57 ( -16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 52' +5h 46' +5h 30' +4h 44' +4h 03' +2h 42' +2h 11' +2h 15' +4h 46' +5h 09' +6h 00' +5h 13'   +4h 31'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 09' +0h 43' +0h 07' -0h 29' -1h 01' -1h 17' -1h 10' -0h 43' -0h 06' +0h 30' +1h 02' +1h 18'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +18.1 +18 +18.1 +18.2 +10.2 +3.7 +9.5 +17.9 +17.9 +17.8 +17.9 +18   +15.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -53 -56 -54 -54 -45 -30 -25 -19 -37 -56 -62 -58   -45.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.7 (+1) -3.4 (-6) -7.6 (-14) -10.2 (-18) -5.3 (-10) -2.4 (-4) -1.9 (-3) +0.3 (+1) +1.5 (+3) -3.3 (-6) -5.5 (-10) -0.9 (-2) -3.2 (-6)

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