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Gao vs Zaranj Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Zaranj, Afghanistan is approximately 6,435 km or 3,999 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Zaranj bearing 270.5° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 243.2° or WSW .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Zaranj is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 8.6 °C (15.5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 16.2 °C (29.2°F) less in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 137.1 mm (5.4 in) more which is equivalent to 137.1 l/m² (3.36 US gal/ft²) or 1,371,000 l/ha (146,569 US gal/ac) more. About 3 2/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.2° higher in Gao than in Zaranj.
  • Relative humidity levels are 18.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.3°C (4.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+30) +15 (+27) +12 (+22) +8 (+14) +5 (+10) +-1 (-2) -4 (-7) -4 (-8) +2 (+3) +8 (+15) +12 (+22) +14 (+24) +7 (+13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +17 (+30) +16 (+28) +13 (+24) +9 (+16) +6 (+11) +2 (+3) -2 (-4) -1 (-2) +5 (+9) +10 (+18) +15 (+26) +15 (+27) +9 (+15)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+26) +14 (+26) +13 (+24) +10 (+18) +9 (+15) +4 (+7) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +8 (+14) +13 (+23) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +10 (+17)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -20 (-1) -10 (0) -11 (0) +0 (+0) +5 (+0) +22 (+1) +57 (+2) +69 (+3) +28 (+1) +3 (+0) -1 (0) -5 (0) +137 (+5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 54' +0h 34' +0h 06' -0h 23' -0h 48' -1h 01' -0h 55' -0h 34' -0h 05' +0h 24' +0h 49' +1h 01'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +14.7 +14.7 +14.8 +14.8 +6.8 +0.4 +6.2 +14.6 +14.6 +14.6 +14.6 +14.7   +12.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -40 -39 -35 -30 -18 -2 +12 +23 +7 -21 -36 -39   -18.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -2.7 (-5) -6.4 (-12) -9.8 (-18) -11.8 (-21) -5.5 (-10) +0.3 (+1) +3.5 (+6) +8 (+14) +7.3 (+13) -1.8 (-3) -5.4 (-10) -3.8 (-7) -2.3 (-4)

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