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Niamey vs Dakar Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Dakar, Senegal is approximately 2,125 km or 1,320 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Dakar bearing 91.3° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 96.1° or E .
  • Both have a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Both are in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 5 °C (8.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.2 °C (5.8°F) more in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 127.9 mm (5 in) more which is equivalent to 127.9 l/m² (3.14 US gal/ft²) or 1,279,000 l/ha (136,734 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • There are 31 more hours of sunlight per year in Niamey. In whichever way circa 0h 05' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.5° higher in Niamey than in Dakar.
  • Relative humidity levels are 33.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9°C (16.2°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +11 (+19) +14 (+25) +16 (+29) +14 (+26) +8 (+15) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +8 (+14) +7 (+13) +6 (+11) +9 (+15)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +6 (+11) +10 (+18) +12 (+22) +11 (+20) +6 (+10) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) +2 (+4) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +2 (+3) +5 (+9)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) +2 (+4) +6 (+11) +9 (+15) +8 (+14) +3 (+5) -1 (-2) -2 (-3) 0 (-1) +0 (+0) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) +1 (+2)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -2 (0) -1 (0) +4 (+0) +5 (+0) +34 (+1) +59 (+2) +94 (+4) +6 (+0) -42 (-2) -27 (-1) 0 (0) 0 (0) +128 (+5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2) +0.5 (+2) +0.5 (+2) +3.5 (+11) +4 (+13) 0 ( 0) -2 ( -6) -6 ( -20) -3 ( -10) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2)   -4.5 ( -1)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 00' +0h 42' -1h 13' -1h 44' -1h 19' -0h 12' +0h 19' +0h 03' +0h 20' +1h 00' +1h 00' +1h 05'   +0h 05'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 04' +0h 02' +0h 00' -0h 01' -0h 03' -0h 04' -0h 04' -0h 02' -0h 00' +0h 01' +0h 03' +0h 04'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.3 +1.2 +1.2 +1.2 -1.2 -1.3 -1.2 +1.2 +1.2 +1.3 +1.3 +1.3   +0.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -43 -48 -52 -49 -35 -25 -15 -7 -15 -32 -44 -38   -33.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -17.7 (-32) -16.9 (-30) -16.3 (-29) -8.9 (-16) -0.8 (-1) -2.1 (-4) -2.5 (-5) -1.3 (-2) -1.7 (-3) -5.9 (-11) -17.3 (-31) -16.9 (-30) -9 (-16)

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