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Gao vs Zinder Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Gao, Mali and Zinder, Niger is approximately 1,009 km or 627 mi.
  • To reach Gao in this distance one would set out from Zinder bearing 287° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Gao bearing 284.7° or WNW .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Zinder is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 1.7 °C (3.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.9 °C (1.6°F) more in Gao. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 222.4 mm (8.8 in) less which is equivalent to 222.4 l/m² (5.46 US gal/ft²) or 2,224,000 l/ha (237,760 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.1° lower in Gao than in Zinder.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) 1 (+1) +2 (+4) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +-12 (-22) +1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +0 (+0) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+1) +2 (+3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) 0 (0) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) 0 (0) 0 (0) +2 (+0) -9 (0) -17 (-1) -72 (-3) -99 (-4) -26 (-1) -1 (0) 0 (0) +0 (+0) -222 (-9)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 08' -0h 05' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 07' +0h 09' +0h 08' +0h 05' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 07' -0h 09'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -2.5 -2.5 -2.4 -2.4 +2.5 +2.5 +2.4 -2.4 -2.4 -2.5 -2.5 -2.5   -1.1

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