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Niamey vs Cairo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Cairo, Egypt is approximately 3,523 km or 2,189 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Cairo bearing 244.8° or WSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 233.6° or SW .
  • Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Cairo has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Cairo is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 7.9 °C (14.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.3 °C (7.7°F) less in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 514.8 mm (20.3 in) more which is equivalent to 514.8 l/m (12.63 US gal/ft) or 5,148,000 l/ha (550,355 US gal/ac) more. About 20 4/5 as much.
  • There are 369 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Niamey. In whichever way circa 1h 00' less per day or about 8/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 12.5° higher in Niamey than in Cairo.
  • Relative humidity levels are 23.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.7°C (6.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +14 (+24) +15 (+26) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +8 (+15) +2 (+4) +-1 (-2) +-2 (-4) +1 (+3) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +12 (+22) +8 (+14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +11 (+19) +12 (+22) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +10 (+17) +4 (+8) +1 (+3) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +8 (+14) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +8 (+14)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +10 (+17) +6 (+10) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +4 (+6) +6 (+11) +6 (+10) +7 (+12) +7 (+12)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -7 (0) -4 (0) 0 (0) +4 (+0) +35 (+1) +69 (+3) +154 (+6) +171 (+7) +92 (+4) +9 (+0) -2 (0) -5 (0) +515 (+20)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) -0.5 ( -2) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +6 (+20) +9 (+29) +13 (+42) +6.5 (+22) +1 (+3) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -6)   +30 (+8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 09' +1h 03' -0h 09' -1h 20' -2h 09' -3h 32' -4h 01' -4h 46' -2h 46' -0h 13' +1h 14' +2h 30'   -1h 00'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 00' +0h 37' +0h 06' -0h 25' -0h 53' -1h 07' -1h 01' -0h 37' -0h 05' +0h 26' +0h 54' +1h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day () +16.6 +16.5 +16.6 +16.6 +3.1 -3.3 +2.7 +16.5 +16.5 +16.5 +16.5 +16.6   +12.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -47 -42 -42 -29 -11 -5 -2 +7 +0 -20 -44 -47   -23.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature C & (F) -11.8 (-21) -9.7 (-17) -9.9 (-18) -3.3 (-6) +4.3 (+8) +2.1 (+4) +0.7 (+1) +2.2 (+4) +2.9 (+5) +0.5 (+1) -10.6 (-19) -11.3 (-20) -3.7 (-7)

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