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Kufra vs Gao Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kufra, Libya and Gao, Mali is approximately 2,587 km or 1,608 mi.
  • To reach Kufra in this distance one would set out from Gao bearing 66.2° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kufra bearing 74.4° or ENE .
  • Both have a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Kufra is in or near the subtropical desert biome whereas Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 6.9 °C (12.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.2 °C (9.4°F) more in Kufra. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 187.6 mm (7.4 in) less which is equivalent to 187.6 l/m² (4.6 US gal/ft²) or 1,876,000 l/ha (200,557 US gal/ac) less. About 0 as much.
  • There are 308 more hours of sunlight per year in Kufra. In whichever way circa 0h 50' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.5° lower in Kufra than in Gao.
  • Relative humidity levels are 9.7% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.4°C (0.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -9 (-17) -8 (-14) -6 (-10) -3 (-5) -1 (-1) 1 (+2) -4 (-7) -7 (-13) -9 (-15) -9 (-17) -6 (-11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -11 (-19) -10 (-17) -8 (-15) -7 (-12) -5 (-8) -2 (-4) -1 (-1) -5 (-8) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -10 (-17) -7 (-12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -10 (-18) -9 (-15) -7 (-13) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) -8 (-14) -9 (-16) -10 (-18) -8 (-14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) 0 (0) -3 (0) -6 (0) -22 (-1) -57 (-2) -68 (-3) -28 (-1) -4 (0) +0 (+0) 0 (0) -188 (-7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2) -1 ( -3) -4 ( -13) -9 ( -29) -10 ( -32) -7 ( -23) -1 ( -3) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0)   -34 ( -9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 23' -0h 16' +0h 07' +0h 12' +0h 15' +2h 32' +3h 11' +3h 27' +1h 08' +0h 03' -0h 00' -0h 15'   +0h 50'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 27' -0h 17' -0h 03' +0h 12' +0h 24' +0h 31' +0h 28' +0h 17' +0h 02' -0h 12' -0h 25' -0h 31'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -8 -7.9 -8 -8 -0.1 +6.3 +0.3 -7.9 -7.9 -7.8 -7.9 -7.9   -5.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +30 +27 +24 +18 +7 -4 -17 -29 -13 +11 +29 +33   +9.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +5.8 (+10) +7.1 (+13) +9.1 (+16) +7.2 (+13) -0.6 (-1) -6.3 (-11) -10.3 (-19) -13 (-23) -9.9 (-18) +0 (+0) +8.6 (+15) +7.1 (+13) +0.4 (+1)

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