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Niamey vs Rapid City, South Dakota Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Rapid City, South Dakota, Usa is approximately 10,156 km or 6,311 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Rapid City, South Dakota bearing 69.7° or ENE and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 136.2° or SE .
  • Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Rapid City, South Dakota has a hot summer continental climate with no dry season (Dfa).
  • Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Rapid City, South Dakota is in or near the cool temperate steppe biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 21.3 °C (38.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18 °C (32.4°F) less in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 79.9 mm (3.1 in) more which is equivalent to 79.9 l/m² (1.96 US gal/ft²) or 799,000 l/ha (85,418 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/6 as much.
  • There are 350 more hours of sunlight per year in Niamey. In whichever way circa 0h 58' more per day or about 1 1/8 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 26.5° higher in Niamey than in Rapid City, South Dakota.
  • Relative humidity levels are 17.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 10.2°C (18.3°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Niamey relative to Rapid City, South Dakota. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Rapid City, South Dakota vs Niamey.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +31 (+55) +32 (+57) +31 (+56) +27 (+48) +21 (+37) +12 (+21) +4 (+7) +4 (+7) +12 (+21) +21 (+37) +28 (+50) +31 (+55) +21 (+38)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+53) +31 (+55) +30 (+54) +27 (+48) +21 (+38) +13 (+24) +6 (+12) +7 (+12) +14 (+25) +22 (+39) +27 (+48) +29 (+52) +21 (+38)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +28 (+51) +29 (+53) +29 (+52) +27 (+48) +22 (+39) +14 (+26) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +17 (+30) +23 (+41) +25 (+45) +27 (+49) +22 (+39)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -8 (0) -12 (0) -20 (-1) -47 (-2) -46 (-2) -15 (-1) +89 (+3) +120 (+5) +61 (+2) -18 (-1) -12 (0) -11 (0) +80 (+3)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -6 ( -19) -6 ( -21) -8.5 ( -27) -8 ( -27) -8 ( -26) -6 ( -20) 0 ( 0) +5 (+16) +1 (+3) -3 ( -10) -5 ( -17) -5 ( -16)   -49.5 ( -14)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +4h 23' +3h 40' +1h 38' +0h 46' -0h 05' -1h 18' -2h 52' -3h 05' -1h 18' +1h 38' +4h 08' +4h 05'   +0h 58'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +2h 11' +1h 20' +0h 14' -0h 55' -1h 56' -2h 27' -2h 13' -1h 21' -0h 12' +0h 57' +1h 57' +2h 27'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +30.5 +30.3 +30.4 +30.4 +17 +10.6 +16.6 +30.5 +30.6 +30.5 +30.5 +30.6   +26.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -49 -49 -48 -31 -13 -7 +15 +30 +21 -2 -34 -44   -17.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +4.7 (+8) +4.9 (+9) +2.9 (+5) +8.8 (+16) +14.1 (+25) +9.7 (+17) +10.6 (+19) +15.2 (+27) +19.3 (+35) +18.2 (+33) +7.4 (+13) +6.4 (+12) +10.2 (+18)

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