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Niamey vs Gaalkacyo Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Gaalkacyo, Somalia is approximately 5,004 km or 3,109 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Gaalkacyo bearing 282.3° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 273.9° or W .
  • Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Gaalkacyo has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Both are in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 2.1 °C (3.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.7 °C (10.3°F) more in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 437.8 mm (17.2 in) more which is equivalent to 437.8 l/m² (10.74 US gal/ft²) or 4,378,000 l/ha (468,037 US gal/ac) more. About 5 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.8° lower in Niamey than in Gaalkacyo.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Niamey relative to Gaalkacyo. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Gaalkacyo 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 (+5) +4 (+7) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +0 (0) +0 (+1) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) 0 (+1) +3 (+5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-1) +2 (+3) +3 (+6) +5 (+10) +5 (+9) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +0 (+1) +1 (+2) +3 (+6) +1 (+3) -1 (-2) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +5 (+8) +3 (+5) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) -1 (0) +3 (+0) -20 (-1) -1 (0) +67 (+3) +154 (+6) +170 (+7) +92 (+4) -14 (-1) -10 (0) -1 (0) +438 (+17)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) -0.5 ( -2) 0 ( 0) -1 ( -3) -1 ( -3) +5.5 (+18) +8.5 (+27) +12.5 (+40) +6.5 (+22) -1 ( -3) -0.5 ( -2) -0.5 ( -2)   +28.5 (+8)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 21' -0h 13' -0h 02' +0h 09' +0h 18' +0h 23' +0h 21' +0h 13' +0h 02' -0h 09' -0h 19' -0h 23'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -6.6 -6.6 -6.6 +3.5 +6.7 +6.7 +6.7 +3.8 -6.7 -6.6 -6.7 -6.7   -1.8

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