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Niamey vs Lanzhou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Lanzhou, China is approximately 10,150 km or 6,308 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Lanzhou bearing 287.8° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 232.3° or SW .
  • Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Lanzhou has a mid-latitude cool steppe climate (BSk).
  • Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Lanzhou is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 20 °C (36°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.5 °C (33.3°F) less in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly continental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 224.7 mm (8.8 in) more which is equivalent to 224.7 l/m² (5.51 US gal/ft²) or 2,247,000 l/ha (240,219 US gal/ac) more. About 1 5/7 as much.
  • There are 940 more hours of sunlight per year in Niamey. In whichever way circa 2h 35' more per day or about 1 4/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 18.5° higher in Niamey than in Lanzhou.
  • Relative humidity levels are 25.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 7°C (12.5°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +31 (+56) +30 (+55) +27 (+49) +22 (+39) +16 (+29) +10 (+18) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +12 (+22) +21 (+38) +27 (+49) +31 (+56) +20 (+36)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +30 (+55) +29 (+53) +26 (+47) +22 (+40) +17 (+31) +11 (+21) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +13 (+24) +21 (+38) +26 (+47) +30 (+54) +20 (+36)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +27 (+49) +26 (+47) +23 (+42) +21 (+38) +17 (+31) +12 (+22) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +13 (+23) +20 (+35) +22 (+40) +26 (+47) +19 (+34)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) -2 (0) -5 (0) -13 (-1) -4 (0) +32 (+1) +97 (+4) +95 (+4) +46 (+2) -15 (-1) -4 (0) -1 (0) +225 (+9)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -2 ( -7) -3.5 ( -11) -4 ( -13) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10) -1 ( -3) +2 (+6) -5 ( -17) -4 ( -13) -2 ( -7) -1 ( -3)   -27.5 ( -8)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 52' +4h 16' +3h 46' +2h 42' +1h 46' +1h 24' +0h 27' -0h 46' +2h 18' +3h 48' +3h 58' +3h 29'   +2h 35'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +1h 27' +0h 54' +0h 09' -0h 37' -1h 17' -1h 37' -1h 28' -0h 54' -0h 08' +0h 38' +1h 18' +1h 37'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +22.7 +22.6 +22.6 +22.7 +9.1 +2.7 +8.6 +22.4 +22.4 +22.4 +22.5 +22.6   +18.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -49 -42 -36 -27 -12 -8 -4 +4 -9 -27 -46 -50   -25.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +5.6 (+10) +5.2 (+9) +2.2 (+4) +6 (+11) +11 (+20) +7.9 (+14) +5.3 (+10) +7.5 (+14) +10.5 (+19) +11.7 (+21) +4.5 (+8) +6.1 (+11) +7 (+13)

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