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Atbara vs Gao Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Atbara, Sudan and Gao, Mali is approximately 3,616 km or 2,247 mi.
  • To reach Atbara in this distance one would set out from Gao bearing 82.4° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Atbara bearing 92.7° or E .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Atbara is in or near the tropical desert biome whereas Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average temperature is 0 °C (0°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.1 °C (2°F) more in Atbara. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 128.7 mm (5.1 in) less which is equivalent to 128.7 l/m² (3.16 US gal/ft²) or 1,287,000 l/ha (137,589 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.8° lower in Atbara than in Gao.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.6% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.1°C (9.1°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) -2 (-3) -1 (-3) -1 (-2) +0 (+1) +1 (+3) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) 0 (0) 0 (-1) 0 (0) 0 (0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) 0 (0) -2 (0) -2 (0) -21 (-1) -38 (-1) -42 (-2) -21 (-1) -2 (0) +0 (+0) 0 (0) -129 (-5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 04' -0h 03' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 04' +0h 05' +0h 04' +0h 03' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 04' -0h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -1.5 -1.4 -1.5 -1.5 +1.4 +1.5 +1.3 -1.4 -1.4 -1.4 -1.4 -1.4   -0.8
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +21 +17 +13 +10 +3 -5 -8 -16 -10 +9 +22 +23   +6.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +10.7 (+19) +10.4 (+19) +10.2 (+18) +8.2 (+15) +1.4 (+3) -2.8 (-5) -2.3 (-4) -3.6 (-6) -2.6 (-5) +5.5 (+10) +13.4 (+24) +12.3 (+22) +5.1 (+9)

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