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Niamey vs Hambantota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Hambantota, Sri Lanka is approximately 8,660 km or 5,382 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Hambantota bearing 282.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 266.5° or W .
  • Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Hambantota has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry summers (As).
  • Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Hambantota is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 2.1 °C (3.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.9 °C (14.2°F) more in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 504.2 mm (19.9 in) less which is equivalent to 504.2 l/m² (12.37 US gal/ft²) or 5,042,000 l/ha (539,023 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.9° lower in Niamey than in Hambantota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 46.8% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 14.8°C (26.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (+5) +6 (+10) +8 (+15) +10 (+17) +10 (+17) +7 (+12) +3 (+6) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) 4 (+7) +6 (+11)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) +1 (+1) +4 (+6) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) +1 (+3) +1 (+1) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -7 (-12) -4 (-7) -1 (-2) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +1 (+1) -1 (-1) -1 (-3) -1 (-2) 0 (0) -4 (-7) -7 (-12) -2 (-3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -58 (-2) -47 (-2) -62 (-2) -89 (-4) -54 (-2) +10 (+0) +106 (+4) +116 (+5) +21 (+1) -141 (-6) -187 (-7) -118 (-5) -504 (-20)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -9 ( -29) -5 ( -18) -6.5 ( -21) -9 ( -30) -8 ( -26) -6 ( -20) +2 (+6) +5 (+16) -1 ( -3) -11 ( -35) -15 ( -50) -12 ( -39)   -75.5 ( -21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 23' -0h 14' -0h 02' +0h 10' +0h 20' +0h 25' +0h 23' +0h 14' +0h 02' -0h 10' -0h 20' -0h 25'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -7.2 -7.2 -7.1 +4.1 +7.3 +7.3 +7.3 +4.4 -7.3 -7.3 -7.4 -7.4   -1.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -66 -66 -68 -63 -46 -35 -20 -8 -19 -40 -65 -66   -46.8
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -28.3 (-51) -26.4 (-48) -26 (-47) -18.3 (-33) -8.1 (-15) -5.9 (-11) -3.7 (-7) -1.4 (-3) -2.7 (-5) -7.8 (-14) -22.9 (-41) -26.6 (-48) -14.8 (-27)

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