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Niamey vs Puntarenas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Puntarenas, Costa Rica is approximately 9,430 km or 5,860 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Puntarenas bearing 77.2° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 99° or E .
  • Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Puntarenas has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Puntarenas is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.2 °C (4°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7.4 °C (13.3°F) more in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1062.7 mm (41.8 in) less which is equivalent to 1062.7 l/m² (26.08 US gal/ft²) or 10,627,000 l/ha (1,136,097 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.2° lower in Niamey than in Puntarenas.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) 0 (-1) +3 (+5) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +5 (+8) +2 (+4) +1 (+3) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +2 (+3) -2 (-3) +2 (+4)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -6 (0) -2 (0) -2 (0) -24 (-1) -161 (-6) -162 (-6) -27 (-1) -64 (-3) -219 (-9) -247 (-10) -116 (-5) -32 (-1) -1063 (-42)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 11' -0h 07' -0h 01' +0h 04' +0h 09' +0h 12' +0h 11' +0h 07' +0h 01' -0h 05' -0h 10' -0h 12'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -3.5 -3.6 -3.6 +0.5 +3.5 +3.5 +3.4 +0.5 -3.4 -3.3 -3.4 -3.5   -1.2

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