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Lanzhou vs Gao Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Lanzhou, China and Gao, Mali is approximately 10,147 km or 6,306 mi.
  • To reach Lanzhou in this distance one would set out from Gao bearing 51.7° or NE and follow the great circles arc to approach Lanzhou bearing 111.3° or ESE .
  • Lanzhou has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk) whereas Gao has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Lanzhou is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome whereas Gao is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 20.6 °C (37.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 15.9 °C (28.6°F) more in Lanzhou. The continentality subtype is truly continental as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 127.5 mm (5 in) more which is equivalent to 127.5 l/m² (3.13 US gal/ft²) or 1,275,000 l/ha (136,306 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1243 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Lanzhou. In whichever way circa 3h 24' less per day or about 5/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.3° lower in Lanzhou than in Gao.
  • Relative humidity levels are 35.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3°C (5.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-53) -28 (-51) -25 (-45) -21 (-38) -19 (-34) -15 (-26) -10 (-17) -9 (-17) -17 (-30) -23 (-41) -27 (-48) -29 (-52) -21 (-38)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-52) -28 (-50) -24 (-43) -21 (-37) -19 (-33) -15 (-27) -11 (-19) -10 (-18) -16 (-30) -22 (-40) -26 (-46) -29 (-51) -21 (-37)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -26 (-47) -24 (-44) -21 (-38) -19 (-35) -18 (-33) -15 (-28) -11 (-19) -10 (-19) -15 (-28) -20 (-37) -23 (-41) -25 (-46) -19 (-34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) +2 (+0) +9 (+0) +17 (+1) +32 (+1) +15 (+1) +1 (+0) +7 (+0) +18 (+1) +21 (+1) +5 (+0) +1 (+0) +128 (+5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +0.5 (+2) +1.5 (+5) +3.5 (+11) +4.5 (+15) +6 (+19) +5 (+17) +1 (+3) +1 (+3) +5 (+17) +5 (+16) +2 (+7) +1 (+3)   +36 (+10)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -4h 13' -4h 29' -4h 36' -3h 40' -3h 05' -1h 54' -1h 58' -1h 17' -3h 54' -4h 09' -4h 12' -3h 25'   -3h 24'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -1h 18' -0h 48' -0h 08' +0h 33' +1h 09' +1h 27' +1h 19' +0h 48' +0h 07' -0h 34' -1h 10' -1h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.9 -19.8 -19.9 -20 -11.9 -5.5 -11.3 -19.7 -19.7 -19.6 -19.7 -19.8   -17.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +46 +43 +38 +35 +30 +25 +20 +12 +29 +47 +50 +49   +35.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -7.3 (-13) -2.9 (-5) +1.5 (+3) +3 (+5) -1.2 (-2) -3.4 (-6) -3.3 (-6) -6.1 (-11) -6.8 (-12) -2.4 (-4) -1.1 (-2) -6 (-11) -3 (-5)

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