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Niamey vs Des Moines, Iowa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Des Moines, Iowa, Usa is approximately 9,492 km or 5,898 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Des Moines, Iowa bearing 76.1° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 131.7° or SE .
  • Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Des Moines, Iowa has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Des Moines, Iowa is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 19.4 °C (34.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 22.1 °C (39.8°F) less in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 300.5 mm (11.8 in) less which is equivalent to 300.5 l/m² (7.37 US gal/ft²) or 3,005,000 l/ha (321,254 US gal/ac) less. About 2/3 as much.
  • There are 327 more hours of sunlight per year in Niamey. In whichever way circa 0h 54' more per day or about 1 1/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 23.9° higher in Niamey than in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 27.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6°C (10.9°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +35 (+62) +35 (+63) +31 (+55) +24 (+44) +17 (+31) +9 (+17) +4 (+6) +4 (+7) +10 (+18) +20 (+36) +27 (+49) +33 (+59) +21 (+37)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +31 (+56) +31 (+57) +28 (+50) +23 (+42) +17 (+31) +9 (+17) +4 (+8) +5 (+8) +11 (+19) +19 (+34) +24 (+43) +29 (+53) +19 (+35)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+50) +28 (+51) +25 (+46) +22 (+40) +17 (+30) +10 (+17) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +11 (+20) +18 (+33) +21 (+37) +26 (+46) +18 (+32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -24 (-1) -28 (-1) -55 (-2) -80 (-3) -58 (-2) -45 (-2) +58 (+2) +64 (+3) +3 (+0) -57 (-2) -45 (-2) -34 (-1) -301 (-12)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8 ( -26) -7 ( -25) -9.5 ( -31) -9 ( -30) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -17) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) -1 ( -3) -5 ( -16) -6 ( -20) -7 ( -23)   -59.5 ( -16)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 29' +3h 30' +2h 09' +0h 30' -0h 21' -1h 54' -2h 50' -3h 05' -1h 22' +1h 36' +3h 44' +4h 27'   +0h 54'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 56' +1h 11' +0h 13' -0h 49' -1h 42' -2h 10' -1h 57' -1h 11' -0h 11' +0h 51' +1h 44' +2h 10'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +28 +27.8 +27.8 +27.9 +14.5 +8.1 +14.1 +28 +28 +28 +28 +28   +23.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -60 -57 -51 -35 -19 -13 +3 +11 +7 -12 -45 -56   -27.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +4.6 (+8) +4.4 (+8) +0.6 (+1) +4.9 (+9) +9 (+16) +4.6 (+8) +4.7 (+8) +7.1 (+13) +11.8 (+21) +13.2 (+24) +3 (+5) +4.5 (+8) +6 (+11)

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