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Niamey vs Ouagadougou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso is approximately 419 km or 260 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Ouagadougou bearing 72.1° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 72.9° or ENE .
  • Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Ouagadougou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Both are in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 0.6 °C (1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.7 °C (3.1°F) more in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 356.2 mm (14 in) less which is equivalent to 356.2 l/m (8.74 US gal/ft) or 3,562,000 l/ha (380,801 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • There are 51 more hours of sunlight per year in Niamey. In whichever way circa 0h 08' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.4° lower in Niamey than in Ouagadougou.
  • Relative humidity levels are 6.1% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.4°C (6.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) 0 (+0) -2 (-3) +1 (+1)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) -1 (-2) -1 (-1) +1 (+2) +2 (+4) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +1 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) +1 (+2) -3 (-5) 0 (-1) +0 (+1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) -2 (0) -9 (0) -10 (0) -48 (-2) -53 (-2) -49 (-2) -109 (-4) -52 (-2) -23 (-1) 0 (0) +0 (+0) -356 (-14)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -4) -1.5 ( -5) -2 ( -7) -2 ( -6) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3)   -19.5 ( -5)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 05' +0h 25' -0h 32' +0h 02' -0h 13' +0h 20' +0h 21' +0h 50' +0h 30' -0h 03' +0h 06' -0h 07'   +0h 08'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 03' -0h 02' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 03' +0h 04' +0h 03' +0h 02' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 03' -0h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () -1.1 -1.1 -1.1 -1.1 +1.1 +1.1 +1.1 -0.8 -1.2 -1.1 -1.1 -1.1   -0.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -7 -7 -9 -10 -5 -5 -6 +1 +0 -4 -13 -9   -6.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -5.6 (-10) -6.7 (-12) -8.4 (-15) -5.4 (-10) -0.3 (-1) -0.3 (-1) -0.7 (-1) +1.5 (+3) +1.5 (+3) +0.1 (+0) -9.1 (-16) -7.1 (-13) -3.4 (-6)

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