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Niamey vs Edinburgh, Scotland Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Edinburgh, Scotland, Uk is approximately 4,752 km or 2,953 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Edinburgh, Scotland bearing 172° or S and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 175.4° or S .
  • Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Edinburgh, Scotland has a marine west coast climate (Cfb).
  • Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Edinburgh, Scotland is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 20.9 °C (37.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 1.6 °C (2.9°F) less in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 127.2 mm (5 in) less which is equivalent to 127.2 l/m² (3.12 US gal/ft²) or 1,272,000 l/ha (135,985 US gal/ac) less. About 4/5 as much.
  • There are 1698 more hours of sunlight per year in Niamey. In whichever way circa 4h 39' more per day or about 2 2/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 38.4° higher in Niamey than in Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Relative humidity levels are 47.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.2°C (5.8°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +26 (+47) +29 (+53) +30 (+55) +30 (+54) +26 (+47) +20 (+36) +15 (+27) +15 (+26) +18 (+33) +25 (+44) +28 (+50) +26 (+48) +24 (+43)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+38) +24 (+43) +26 (+46) +27 (+48) +24 (+43) +19 (+33) +15 (+26) +14 (+24) +17 (+30) +21 (+38) +23 (+41) +21 (+38) +21 (+37)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +16 (+28) +19 (+34) +21 (+39) +23 (+42) +22 (+40) +17 (+31) +14 (+25) +13 (+23) +15 (+27) +18 (+33) +17 (+31) +16 (+28) +18 (+32)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -57 (-2) -42 (-2) -47 (-2) -35 (-1) -16 (-1) +18 (+1) +97 (+4) +106 (+4) +25 (+1) -55 (-2) -62 (-2) -58 (-2) -127 (-5)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -17 ( -55) -15 ( -53) -14.5 ( -47) -13 ( -43) -10 ( -32) -9 ( -30) -8 ( -26) -3 ( -10) -9 ( -30) -15 ( -48) -17 ( -57) -18 ( -58)   -148.5 ( -41)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +7h 17' +6h 39' +4h 56' +3h 30' +2h 27' +2h 06' +2h 27' +1h 56' +3h 24' +6h 05' +7h 36' +7h 29'   +4h 39'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +3h 54' +2h 20' +0h 25' -1h 35' -3h 24' -4h 26' -3h 58' -2h 20' -0h 21' +1h 39' +3h 27' +4h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +42.4 +42.3 +42.4 +42.5 +29 +22.6 +28.5 +42.4 +42.4 +42.3 +42.3 +42.5   +38.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -72 -71 -70 -57 -41 -31 -22 -12 -20 -42 -66 -70   -47.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -6.9 (-12) -4.7 (-8) -4.7 (-8) +3.2 (+6) +10.5 (+19) +9.1 (+16) +8.6 (+15) +10.5 (+19) +11.5 (+21) +9 (+16) -2.1 (-4) -5.2 (-9) +3.2 (+6)

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