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Niamey vs Locarno Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Locarno, Switzerland is approximately 3,688 km or 2,292 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Locarno bearing 191.9° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 188.5° or S .
  • Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Locarno has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Locarno is in or near the boreal rain forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 16.7 °C (30°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 9.8 °C (17.6°F) less in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to semicontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1299.2 mm (51.1 in) less which is equivalent to 1299.2 l/m² (31.89 US gal/ft²) or 12,992,000 l/ha (1,388,931 US gal/ac) less. About 2/7 as much.
  • There are 796 more hours of sunlight per year in Niamey. In whichever way circa 2h 11' more per day or about 1 1/3 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 28.6° higher in Niamey than in Locarno.
  • Relative humidity levels are 31.6% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 2.4°C (4.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+50) +29 (+52) +28 (+51) +26 (+47) +21 (+38) +14 (+26) +8 (+14) +8 (+14) +12 (+22) +22 (+39) +26 (+47) +27 (+49) +21 (+37)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +21 (+38) +23 (+41) +23 (+41) +22 (+39) +18 (+32) +12 (+21) +7 (+12) +6 (+12) +10 (+18) +18 (+32) +20 (+36) +21 (+38) +17 (+30)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +17 (+31) +18 (+32) +18 (+32) +15 (+26) +9 (+16) +5 (+9) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +14 (+26) +14 (+24) +15 (+26) +13 (+23)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -56 (-2) -63 (-2) -89 (-4) -147 (-6) -181 (-7) -129 (-5) -53 (-2) -54 (-2) -103 (-4) -175 (-7) -151 (-6) -97 (-4) -1299 (-51)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 48' +3h 55' +2h 27' +1h 24' +1h 23' -0h 02' -1h 27' -1h 50' +0h 50' +4h 03' +5h 30' +5h 13'   +2h 11'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 25' +1h 29' +0h 16' -1h 01' -2h 08' -2h 43' -2h 27' -1h 29' -0h 13' +1h 03' +2h 10' +2h 43'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +32.6 +32.5 +32.6 +32.6 +19.1 +12.7 +18.7 +32.5 +32.5 +32.5 +32.6 +32.7   +28.6
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -52 -48 -48 -41 -28 -19 -6 +3 -9 -30 -51 -51   -31.7
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -3.3 (-6) -1.7 (-3) -3.1 (-6) +2 (+4) +7.4 (+13) +5.1 (+9) +4.4 (+8) +6.8 (+12) +7.3 (+13) +7.9 (+14) -1.9 (-3) -2.1 (-4) +2.4 (+4)

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