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Niamey vs Accra Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Accra, Ghana is approximately 913 km or 567 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Accra bearing 16.1° or NNE and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 16.5° or NNE .
  • Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Accra has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Accra is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 2.8 °C (5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.7 °C (10.3°F) more in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 246.2 mm (9.7 in) less which is equivalent to 246.2 l/m (6.04 US gal/ft) or 2,462,000 l/ha (263,204 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 705 more hours of sunlight per year in Niamey. In whichever way circa 1h 55' more per day or about 1 2/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2° lower in Niamey than in Accra.
  • Relative humidity levels are 48.7% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.5°C (26.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (+1) 4 (+7) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +9 (+17) +8 (+15) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +5 (+10) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) 2 (+4) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +6 (+10) +7 (+13) +6 (+10) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +4 (+6) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) -4 (-6) -6 (-11) 0 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -16 (-1) -37 (-1) -69 (-3) -76 (-3) -110 (-4) -124 (-5) +105 (+4) +155 (+6) +52 (+2) -70 (-3) -37 (-1) -18 (-1) -246 (-10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -2 ( -6) -2 ( -7) -4.5 ( -15) -6 ( -20) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -27) +2 (+6) +7 (+23) -1 ( -3) -7 ( -23) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -6)   -34.5 ( -9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 07' +2h 01' +1h 19' +1h 16' +1h 29' +3h 34' +3h 03' +1h 32' +1h 54' +2h 05' +1h 30' +1h 17'   +1h 55'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 24' -0h 15' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 22' +0h 27' +0h 25' +0h 15' +0h 02' -0h 11' -0h 22' -0h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -7.8 -7.8 -7.7 +4.7 +7.8 +7.8 +7.8 +4.9 -7.7 -7.7 -7.8 -7.9   -2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -67 -65 -66 -62 -47 -41 -29 -15 -22 -43 -63 -65   -48.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -29.6 (-53) -27.1 (-49) -26.2 (-47) -18 (-32) -7.3 (-13) -5.5 (-10) -2.5 (-5) +0.5 (+1) -1.7 (-3) -7.3 (-13) -22.7 (-41) -26.8 (-48) -14.5 (-26)

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