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Niamey vs Parakou Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Parakou, Benin is approximately 462 km or 287 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Parakou bearing 354° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 353.9° or N .
  • Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Parakou has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Parakou is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 2.6 °C (4.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.8 °C (8.6°F) more in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 608.2 mm (23.9 in) less which is equivalent to 608.2 l/m² (14.93 US gal/ft²) or 6,082,000 l/ha (650,206 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.3° lower in Niamey than in Parakou.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-3) 0 (-1) +3 (+5) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +7 (+12) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +3 (+5) 0 (-1) +4 (+7)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (-4) -1 (-3) +1 (+2) +5 (+9) +7 (+12) +5 (+10) +4 (+7) +3 (+6) +4 (+7) +5 (+8) +1 (+2) -1 (-2) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) 0 (0) +3 (+6) +6 (+10) +4 (+8) +3 (+6) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +3 (+6) 0 (0) -2 (-3) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -4 (0) -9 (0) -36 (-1) -80 (-3) -96 (-4) -103 (-4) -36 (-1) -38 (-1) -113 (-4) -81 (-3) -6 (0) -7 (0) -608 (-24)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 13' -0h 08' -0h 01' +0h 05' +0h 11' +0h 14' +0h 13' +0h 08' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 11' -0h 14'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -4.1 -4.1 -4.1 +1 +4.1 +4.1 +4.1 +1.2 -4.1 -4 -4.1 -4.1   -1.3

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