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Mogadishu vs Gao Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mogadishu, Somalia and Gao, Mali is approximately 5,213 km or 3,239 mi.
  • To reach Mogadishu in this distance one would set out from Gao bearing 102.9° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Mogadishu bearing 110.5° or ESE .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Both are in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.9 °C (5.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.3 °C (16.7°F) less in Mogadishu. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 210.4 mm (8.3 in) more which is equivalent to 210.4 l/m² (5.16 US gal/ft²) or 2,104,000 l/ha (224,932 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/9 as much.
  • There are 302 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Mogadishu. In whichever way circa 0h 49' less per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 3.5° higher in Mogadishu than in Gao.
  • Relative humidity levels are 55.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 18.3°C (33°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-1 (-1) +-4 (-7) -6 (-11) -9 (-15) -12 (-21) -12 (-21) -10 (-17) -8 (-15) -10 (-17) -9 (-17) -5 (-8) +0 (-1) -7 (-13)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+6) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) -3 (-6) -7 (-13) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -5 (-9) -6 (-11) -5 (-9) 0 (0) +3 (+6) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) -4 (-6) -5 (-9) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) +4 (+7) +7 (+13) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) +0 (+0) +9 (+0) +55 (+2) +50 (+2) +60 (+2) +1 (+0) -29 (-1) -5 (0) +23 (+1) +36 (+1) +9 (+0) +210 (+8)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2) +0.5 (+2) +4.5 (+15) +6 (+19) +9 (+30) +4 (+13) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -7) +3 (+10) +4 (+13) +2 (+6)   +30 (+8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 44' -0h 40' -0h 15' -0h 40' -0h 48' -1h 36' -1h 54' -0h 27' -0h 22' -0h 56' -1h 02' -0h 29'   -0h 49'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 44' +0h 28' +0h 05' -0h 19' -0h 39' -0h 50' -0h 45' -0h 28' -0h 04' +0h 20' +0h 40' +0h 50'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) +14.1 +14 +13.5 -5.6 -14.2 -14.2 -14.1 -5.8 +13.5 +14 +14.2 +14.2   +3.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +63 +64 +66 +65 +60 +52 +40 +28 +40 +58 +65 +63   +55.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +26.8 (+48) +28 (+50) +29.5 (+53) +26.9 (+48) +17 (+31) +9.7 (+17) +5 (+9) +2.3 (+4) +5.5 (+10) +16.5 (+30) +26.1 (+47) +26.7 (+48) +18.3 (+33)

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