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Niamey vs Kankan Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Kankan, Guinea is approximately 1,294 km or 804 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Kankan bearing 73.4° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 75.8° or ENE .
  • Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Kankan has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Kankan is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.8 °C (5°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 3.4 °C (6.1°F) more in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 931.4 mm (36.7 in) less which is equivalent to 931.4 l/m² (22.86 US gal/ft²) or 9,314,000 l/ha (995,728 US gal/ac) less. About 3/8 as much.
  • There are 388 more hours of sunlight per year in Niamey. In whichever way circa 1h 03' more per day or about 1 1/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1° lower in Niamey than in Kankan.
  • Relative humidity levels are 26.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.8°C (15.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (-7) +-2 (-4) +0 (+0) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +1 (+2) +2 (+3) +4 (+7) +2 (+3) +-2 (-3) +1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +4 (+6) +4 (+8) +1 (+2) +1 (+2) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+10) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +8 (+15) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +5 (+8) +5 (+9) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +6 (+10)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -2 (0) -1 (0) -20 (-1) -61 (-2) -99 (-4) -135 (-5) -108 (-4) -151 (-6) -212 (-8) -121 (-5) -19 (-1) -1 (0) -931 (-37)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -0.5 ( -2) -2 ( -7) -3.5 ( -11) -5 ( -17) -7 ( -23) -12 ( -40) -12 ( -39) -10 ( -32) -17 ( -57) -15 ( -48) -5 ( -17) -1 ( -3)   -90 ( -25)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 11' +0h 27' +0h 05' +0h 48' +0h 52' +1h 12' +2h 23' +1h 48' +1h 30' +1h 42' +1h 22' +0h 42'   +1h 03'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 09' -0h 06' -0h 01' +0h 04' +0h 08' +0h 11' +0h 10' +0h 06' +0h 00' -0h 04' -0h 08' -0h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -3.1 -3.1 -3.1 +0 +3.1 +3.1 +3.1 +0.2 -3.1 -3 -3.1 -3.1   -1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -26 -23 -27 -31 -28 -29 -21 -11 -17 -35 -40 -32   -26.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -15.2 (-27) -13.6 (-24) -16.4 (-30) -12 (-22) -4.2 (-8) -3.4 (-6) -1.7 (-3) +0.2 (+0) -0.7 (-1) -6 (-11) -17.2 (-31) -15.3 (-28) -8.8 (-16)

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