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Niamey vs Kolkata/ Calcutta Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Kolkata/ Calcutta, India is approximately 9,052 km or 5,625 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Kolkata/ Calcutta bearing 281.1° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 248.8° or WSW .
  • Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Kolkata/ Calcutta has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Kolkata/ Calcutta is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 2.4 °C (4.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.9 °C (1.6°F) less in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1259.2 mm (49.6 in) less which is equivalent to 1259.2 l/m² (30.9 US gal/ft²) or 12,592,000 l/ha (1,346,168 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 473 more hours of sunlight per year in Niamey. In whichever way circa 1h 17' more per day or about 1 1/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 5.1° higher in Niamey than in Kolkata/ Calcutta.
  • Relative humidity levels are 38.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 12.7°C (22.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +7 (+12) +6 (+10) +6 (+10) +5 (+9) +3 (+6) 2 (+3) 1 (+2) 2 (+4) +6 (+10) +6 (+11) +6 (+11) +5 (+8)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+8) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +4 (+6) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) 0 (0) -1 (-2) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +3 (+5) +4 (+8) +2 (+4)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+4) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+3) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) +0 (+1) 0 (0) +2 (+4) +0 (+0)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -11 (0) -30 (-1) -31 (-1) -54 (-2) -107 (-4) -219 (-9) -257 (-10) -178 (-7) -196 (-8) -133 (-5) -25 (-1) -17 (-1) -1259 (-50)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -3 ( -11) -3.5 ( -11) -4 ( -13) -6 ( -19) -11 ( -37) -14 ( -45) -11 ( -35) -13 ( -43) -10 ( -32) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3)   -79.5 ( -22)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +0h 19' +0h 29' -0h 05' -0h 56' -0h 25' +3h 28' +3h 29' +2h 32' +2h 30' +2h 32' +1h 18' +0h 17'   +1h 17'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 30' +0h 19' +0h 03' -0h 13' -0h 27' -0h 34' -0h 31' -0h 19' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 27' +0h 34'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +9.1 +9.1 +9.1 +9.1 -4.3 -9 -4.6 +8.8 +8.9 +8.9 +9 +9.1   +5.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -54 -46 -47 -48 -35 -33 -27 -15 -21 -33 -50 -54   -38.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -19.7 (-35) -18.3 (-33) -21.2 (-38) -16.9 (-30) -8.2 (-15) -8 (-14) -6.7 (-12) -4.5 (-8) -5 (-9) -7.3 (-13) -17.8 (-32) -18.5 (-33) -12.7 (-23)

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