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Niamey vs Cape Town Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Cape Town, South Africa is approximately 5,556 km or 3,453 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Cape Town bearing 338.9° or NNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 342.2° or NNW .
  • Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Cape Town is in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 12.7 °C (22.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.7 °C (1.3°F) more in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 65.8 mm (2.6 in) more which is equivalent to 65.8 l/m² (1.61 US gal/ft²) or 658,000 l/ha (70,345 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/7 as much.
  • There are 89 more hours of sunlight per year in Niamey. In whichever way circa 0h 14' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 17.1° higher in Niamey than in Cape Town.
  • Relative humidity levels are 45.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.2°C (7.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +10 (+17) +14 (+25) +19 (+34) +20 (+36) +19 (+35) +17 (+31) +15 (+27) +15 (+28) +17 (+30) +13 (+24) +8 (+15) +15 (+26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +6 (+11) +11 (+21) +17 (+30) +19 (+34) +19 (+33) +17 (+31) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +15 (+27) +10 (+18) +6 (+10) +13 (+23)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +0 (+0) +3 (+5) +9 (+16) +15 (+26) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +17 (+31) +15 (+27) +15 (+26) +13 (+24) +7 (+12) +3 (+5) +11 (+20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -14 (-1) -16 (-1) -17 (-1) -35 (-1) -33 (-1) -24 (-1) +71 (+3) +94 (+4) +51 (+2) +7 (+0) 0 (0) -17 (-1) +66 (+3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -14) -4.5 ( -15) -7 ( -23) -8 ( -26) -7 ( -23) -4 ( -13) +1 (+3) -3 ( -10) -7 ( -23) -6 ( -20) -5 ( -16)   -58.5 ( -16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -1h 52' -1h 03' -0h 34' +1h 28' +2h 23' +2h 22' +1h 58' +0h 07' +0h 24' +0h 17' -0h 24' -2h 11'   +0h 14'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -2h 41' -1h 40' -0h 18' +1h 09' +2h 23' +3h 00' +2h 43' +1h 40' +0h 15' -1h 11' -2h 24' -3h 00'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -19.1 -0.5 +21 +44.3 +47.4 +47.4 +47.3 +44.4 +21.6 -1 -19.2 -26.4   +17.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -59 -61 -66 -62 -48 -39 -27 -14 -19 -36 -57 -57   -45.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -21.6 (-39) -20 (-36) -18 (-32) -7.3 (-13) +4.3 (+8) +7.6 (+14) +10.1 (+18) +11.4 (+21) +10.1 (+18) +3.8 (+7) -12.7 (-23) -17.9 (-32) -4.2 (-8)

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