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Niamey vs Kathmandu Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Kathmandu, Nepal is approximately 8,658 km or 5,380 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Kathmandu bearing 279° or W and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 244.1° or WSW .
  • Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Kathmandu has a humid subtropical climate with dry winters (Cwa).
  • Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Kathmandu is in or near the subtropical wet forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 11.1 °C (19.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.8 °C (8.6°F) less in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 802.2 mm (31.6 in) less which is equivalent to 802.2 l/m² (19.69 US gal/ft²) or 8,022,000 l/ha (857,605 US gal/ac) less. About 2/5 as much.
  • There are 526 more hours of sunlight per year in Niamey. In whichever way circa 1h 26' more per day or about 1 1/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.1° higher in Niamey than in Kathmandu.
  • Relative humidity levels are 41.4% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 4.9°C (8.8°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+26) +15 (+26) +15 (+27) +13 (+23) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +6 (+12) +11 (+19) +13 (+24) +13 (+24) +11 (+20)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +15 (+28) +15 (+28) +14 (+26) +12 (+21) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +6 (+11) +11 (+20) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +11 (+20)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +15 (+27) +16 (+29) +16 (+29) +16 (+28) +13 (+23) +7 (+12) +4 (+7) +4 (+8) +6 (+10) +12 (+22) +13 (+23) +15 (+26) +11 (+20)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -7 (0) -16 (-1) -32 (-1) -46 (-2) -64 (-3) -129 (-5) -224 (-9) -174 (-7) -76 (-3) -27 (-1) -4 (0) -2 (0) -802 (-32)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -1 ( -3) -5 ( -18) -1.5 ( -5) -5 ( -17) -6 ( -19) -9 ( -30) -12 ( -39) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -17) -2 ( -6) -1 ( -3) -0.5 ( -2)   -55 ( -15)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +1h 50' +0h 21' +0h 07' +0h 40' +0h 54' +2h 10' +3h 17' +1h 25' +3h 12' +1h 03' +1h 22' +0h 50'   +1h 26'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 50' +0h 31' +0h 05' -0h 21' -0h 44' -0h 56' -0h 51' -0h 31' -0h 04' +0h 22' +0h 45' +0h 56'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +14.3 +14.2 +14.2 +14.3 +0.8 -5.7 +0.3 +14 +14 +14 +14.1 +14.2   +10.1
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -67 -59 -50 -35 -22 -29 -25 -15 -22 -39 -68 -66   -41.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -12.1 (-22) -10.9 (-20) -10.6 (-19) -3.5 (-6) +2.8 (+5) -1.1 (-2) -1.2 (-2) +1 (+2) +0.7 (+1) -0.2 (0) -11.9 (-21) -11.5 (-21) -4.9 (-9)

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