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Niamey vs Nairobi Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Nairobi, Kenya is approximately 4,151 km or 2,580 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Nairobi bearing 294.5° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 290.7° or WNW .
  • Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Nairobi has a subtropical highland climate with no dry season (Cfb).
  • Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Nairobi is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 11.6 °C (20.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.2 °C (11.2°F) more in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 384.2 mm (15.1 in) less which is equivalent to 384.2 l/m² (9.43 US gal/ft²) or 3,842,000 l/ha (410,735 US gal/ac) less. About 3/5 as much.
  • There are 557 more hours of sunlight per year in Niamey. In whichever way circa 1h 31' more per day or about 1 2/9 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.2° lower in Niamey than in Nairobi.
  • Relative humidity levels are 40.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.3°C (7.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +10 (+17) +14 (+25) +17 (+30) +17 (+31) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +12 (+22) +10 (+19) +13 (+23) +13 (+24) +10 (+19) +13 (+23)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +6 (+11) +9 (+16) +12 (+21) +15 (+27) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +14 (+24) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +12 (+21) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +12 (+21)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +13 (+23) +15 (+26) +15 (+26) +14 (+25) +13 (+24) +14 (+24) +11 (+20) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) +11 (+19)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -45 (-2) -51 (-2) -97 (-4) -200 (-8) -125 (-5) +23 (+1) +135 (+5) +145 (+6) +66 (+3) -44 (-2) -108 (-4) -82 (-3) -384 (-15)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -4 ( -13) -4 ( -14) -8.5 ( -27) -14 ( -47) -10 ( -32) 0 ( 0) +6 (+19) +9 (+29) +3 (+10) -4 ( -13) -12 ( -40) -8 ( -26)   -46.5 ( -13)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 03' -0h 06' -0h 11' +1h 20' +2h 17' +2h 38' +3h 23' +2h 09' +1h 36' +2h 05' +2h 26' +0h 38'   +1h 31'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 46' -0h 28' -0h 05' +0h 19' +0h 40' +0h 51' +0h 46' +0h 28' +0h 04' -0h 20' -0h 41' -0h 51'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -14.6 -14.4 -10.9 +11.6 +14.7 +14.7 +14.7 +11.8 -10.4 -14.3 -14.7 -14.8   -2.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -60 -56 -58 -58 -42 -33 -23 -7 -10 -24 -55 -60   -40.5
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -19 (-34) -16.5 (-30) -15.8 (-28) -8.5 (-15) +2.5 (+5) +5.3 (+10) +7.4 (+13) +10.3 (+19) +9 (+16) +3.6 (+6) -12.3 (-22) -17.1 (-31) -4.3 (-8)

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