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Niamey vs Herat Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Herat, Afghanistan is approximately 6,429 km or 3,995 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Herat bearing 264.6° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 237.8° or WSW .
  • Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Herat has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Herat is in or near the warm temperate thorn steppe biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 13.5 °C (24.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.2 °C (31°F) less in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 301.9 mm (11.9 in) more which is equivalent to 301.9 l/m² (7.41 US gal/ft²) or 3,019,000 l/ha (322,751 US gal/ac) more. About 2 1/4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 16.6° higher in Niamey than in Herat.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3.7°C (6.6°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +23 (+42) +24 (+43) +21 (+38) +17 (+30) +11 (+19) +2 (+4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +3 (+5) +13 (+23) +18 (+33) +21 (+38) +12 (+22)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+39) +22 (+39) +21 (+37) +18 (+32) +12 (+21) +4 (+8) -1 (-1) 0 (0) +6 (+11) +15 (+26) +19 (+34) +20 (+37) +14 (+24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +19 (+34) +20 (+35) +19 (+34) +17 (+31) +14 (+26) +8 (+14) +3 (+5) +4 (+7) +10 (+19) +17 (+30) +19 (+33) +18 (+33) +14 (+25)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -52 (-2) -45 (-2) -51 (-2) -24 (-1) +25 (+1) +69 (+3) +154 (+6) +171 (+7) +92 (+4) +8 (+0) -10 (0) -36 (-1) +302 (+12)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 18' +0h 48' +0h 08' -0h 33' -1h 09' -1h 27' -1h 19' -0h 48' -0h 07' +0h 34' +1h 10' +1h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +20.8 +20.7 +20.7 +20.7 +7.2 +0.8 +6.7 +20.5 +20.6 +20.6 +20.6 +20.7   +16.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -60 -57 -51 -38 -10 +10 +26 +38 +26 -2 -38 -53   -17.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -4.6 (-8) -4.3 (-8) -5.9 (-11) -1.3 (-2) +6.8 (+12) +7.8 (+14) +8.9 (+16) +12.6 (+23) +14.3 (+26) +12.4 (+22) +0.3 (+1) -3 (-5) +3.7 (+7)

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