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Niamey vs Massawa Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Massawa, Eritrea is approximately 4,015 km or 2,495 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Massawa bearing 271.6° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 261.9° or W .
  • Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Massawa has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Massawa is in or near the tropical thorn woodland biome.
  • The average temperature is 0.3 °C (0.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.3 °C (0.5°F) less in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 357.5 mm (14.1 in) more which is equivalent to 357.5 l/m² (8.77 US gal/ft²) or 3,575,000 l/ha (382,191 US gal/ac) more. About 3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.9° higher in Niamey than in Massawa.
  • Relative humidity levels are 33.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 13.4°C (24.1°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) 3 (+6) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +7 (+13) +3 (+6) -3 (-5) -7 (-12) -7 (-13) -4 (-8) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) 3 (+5) +1 (+2)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +4 (+7) -2 (-3) -5 (-10) -6 (-11) -3 (-6) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) 0 (0) +0 (+1)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) 0 (0) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +4 (+8) 0 (0) -4 (-6) -4 (-8) -2 (-3) +1 (+2) -2 (-3) -3 (-5) 0 (-1)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -35 (-1) -22 (-1) -6 (0) +2 (+0) +27 (+1) +68 (+3) +147 (+6) +163 (+6) +90 (+4) -13 (-1) -23 (-1) -40 (-2) +358 (+14)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -5 ( -16) -4 ( -14) -2.5 ( -8) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) +6 (+20) +8 (+26) +12 (+39) +7 (+23) 0 ( 0) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -13)   +17.5 (+5)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 07' +0h 04' +0h 00' -0h 03' -0h 06' -0h 07' -0h 07' -0h 04' -0h 00' +0h 03' +0h 06' +0h 07'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +2.2 +2.1 +2.1 +2.1 -2.1 -2.2 -2 +2 +2 +2.1 +2.1 +2.1   +0.9
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -64.3 -63.3 -62.3 -52.5 -30 -9.8 +3 +12.4 -0.8 -26.6 -52.1 -60.5   -33.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -26 (-47) -23.6 (-42) -23.4 (-42) -15.8 (-28) -6.3 (-11) -4.6 (-8) -4 (-7) -2.4 (-4) -3.1 (-6) -7 (-13) -20.3 (-37) -24.1 (-43) -13.4 (-24)

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