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Niamey vs Basel Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Basel, Switzerland is approximately 3,821 km or 2,375 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Basel bearing 189.4° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 186.5° or S .
  • Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Basel has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Basel is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 19.8 °C (35.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.3 °C (16.7°F) less in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 243.2 mm (9.6 in) less which is equivalent to 243.2 l/m² (5.97 US gal/ft²) or 2,432,000 l/ha (259,997 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 1402 more hours of sunlight per year in Niamey. In whichever way circa 3h 51' more per day or about 1 5/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 29.9° higher in Niamey than in Basel.
  • Relative humidity levels are 45.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.6°C (4.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+51) +30 (+53) +27 (+49) +25 (+45) +20 (+36) +13 (+24) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +12 (+22) +23 (+41) +27 (+49) +29 (+53) +21 (+38)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+44) +26 (+47) +25 (+45) +25 (+45) +20 (+36) +15 (+26) +10 (+18) +10 (+18) +14 (+25) +22 (+39) +23 (+41) +24 (+43) +20 (+36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +21 (+38) +22 (+39) +23 (+41) +20 (+35) +15 (+26) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +14 (+24) +18 (+33) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +17 (+31)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -53 (-2) -40 (-2) -44 (-2) -49 (-2) -41 (-2) -24 (-1) +68 (+3) +77 (+3) +13 (+1) -50 (-2) -55 (-2) -44 (-2) -243 (-10)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -13 ( -42) -11 ( -39) -10.5 ( -34) -11 ( -37) -9 ( -29) -7 ( -23) -3 ( -10) +1 (+3) -5 ( -17) -9 ( -29) -12 ( -40) -12 ( -39)   -101.5 ( -28)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +7h 01' +6h 26' +3h 58' +2h 56' +2h 00' +1h 12' +0h 13' -0h 11' +2h 16' +5h 40' +7h 30' +7h 11'   +3h 51'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 35' +1h 35' +0h 17' -1h 05' -2h 17' -2h 54' -2h 37' -1h 35' -0h 14' +1h 07' +2h 18' +2h 55'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +34 +33.9 +34 +34 +20.5 +14.1 +20 +33.9 +33.9 +33.9 +33.9 +34   +29.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -71 -68 -63 -52 -37 -29 -16 -7 -21 -44 -68 -71   -45.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.9 (-7) -2.2 (-4) -4.3 (-8) +2.4 (+4) +7.4 (+13) +5.7 (+10) +5.5 (+10) +7.9 (+14) +8.7 (+16) +9.2 (+17) -2.1 (-4) -2.7 (-5) +2.6 (+5)

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