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Mogadishu vs Gaya Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Mogadishu, Somalia and Gaya, Niger is approximately 4,745 km or 2,949 mi.
  • To reach Mogadishu in this distance one would set out from Gaya bearing 100.1° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Mogadishu bearing 105.4° or ESE .
  • Mogadishu has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh) whereas Gaya has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Mogadishu is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome whereas Gaya is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 2 °C (3.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.8 °C (8.6°F) less in Mogadishu. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 397.5 mm (15.6 in) less which is equivalent to 397.5 l/m² (9.76 US gal/ft²) or 3,975,000 l/ha (424,954 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.7° higher in Mogadishu than in Gaya.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +-3 (-6) -6 (-11) -8 (-15) -8 (-15) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-6) -6 (-10) -5 (-9) +-2 (-4) -5 (-9)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -5 (-8) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -1 (-3) -1 (-1) -1 (-3) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) -2 (-3)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +1 (+3) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) 0 (-1) +0 (+0) +1 (+1) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) +4 (+6) +4 (+8) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) -1 (0) +6 (+0) +42 (+2) -15 (-1) -43 (-2) -120 (-5) -186 (-7) -137 (-5) +10 (+0) +36 (+1) +9 (+0) -398 (-16)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 30' +0h 19' +0h 03' -0h 13' -0h 27' -0h 34' -0h 31' -0h 19' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 27' +0h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +9.7 +9.6 +9.2 -9.6 -9.8 -9.8 -9.8 -9.3 +9.2 +9.7 +9.8 +9.8   +1.7

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