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Niamey vs Douala Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Douala, Cameroon is approximately 1,342 km or 834 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Douala bearing 322.2° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 321.1° or NW .
  • Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Douala has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am).
  • Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Douala is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 2.6 °C (4.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.5 °C (11.7°F) more in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 3310.4 mm (130.3 in) less which is equivalent to 3310.4 l/m² (81.25 US gal/ft²) or 33,104,000 l/ha (3,539,037 US gal/ac) less. About 1/7 as much.
  • There are 1808 more hours of sunlight per year in Niamey. In whichever way circa 4h 56' more per day or about 2 3/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.2° lower in Niamey than in Douala.
  • Relative humidity levels are 47.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.4°C (26°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 1 (+1) 3 (+6) +7 (+13) +9 (+16) +9 (+16) +8 (+14) +6 (+12) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +8 (+15) +6 (+10) 2 (+4) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -1 (-1) +3 (+6) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +5 (+10) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +3 (+6) +5 (+8) +1 (+2) -2 (-4) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-13) -5 (-9) -1 (-1) +3 (+6) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -1 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -36 (-1) -64 (-3) -165 (-6) -224 (-9) -237 (-9) -360 (-14) -540 (-21) -584 (-23) -534 (-21) -400 (-16) -133 (-5) -35 (-1) -3310 (-130)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -8 ( -26) -9 ( -32) -15.5 ( -50) -17 ( -57) -19 ( -61) -18 ( -60) -20 ( -65) -16 ( -52) -20 ( -67) -24 ( -77) -16 ( -53) -8 ( -26)   -190.5 ( -52)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +5h 01' +4h 23' +4h 11' +3h 24' +4h 01' +5h 26' +6h 21' +5h 17' +5h 20' +5h 38' +5h 26' +4h 48'   +4h 56'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 29' -0h 18' -0h 03' +0h 12' +0h 26' +0h 33' +0h 30' +0h 18' +0h 02' -0h 13' -0h 26' -0h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.4 -9.3 -9.2 +6.3 +9.4 +9.4 +9.4 +6.5 -9.2 -9.3 -9.4 -9.5   -2.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -62 -63 -65 -58 -44 -38 -30 -16 -24 -43 -63 -64   -47.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -28.6 (-51) -27.2 (-49) -25.8 (-46) -16.8 (-30) -6.8 (-12) -5.1 (-9) -3.3 (-6) -0.6 (-1) -2.2 (-4) -7.4 (-13) -22.6 (-41) -26.8 (-48) -14.4 (-26)

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