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Niamey vs Riga Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Riga, Latvia is approximately 5,173 km or 3,214 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Riga bearing 209.9° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 196.2° or SSW .
  • Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Riga has a warm summer continental/ hemiboreal climate with no dry season (Dfb).
  • Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Riga is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 23.1 °C (41.6°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.9 °C (21.4°F) less in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to subcontinental.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 95.2 mm (3.7 in) less which is equivalent to 95.2 l/m² (2.34 US gal/ft²) or 952,000 l/ha (101,775 US gal/ac) less. About 6/7 as much.
  • There are 1270 more hours of sunlight per year in Niamey. In whichever way circa 3h 29' more per day or about 1 5/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 39.3° higher in Niamey than in Riga.
  • Relative humidity levels are 47.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 5.4°C (9.7°F) higher.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +35 (+62) +38 (+68) +37 (+67) +32 (+57) +24 (+44) +18 (+33) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +18 (+33) +28 (+50) +32 (+58) +33 (+60) +27 (+48)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +29 (+52) +32 (+57) +31 (+57) +29 (+52) +23 (+41) +16 (+29) +12 (+22) +12 (+21) +17 (+31) +23 (+42) +26 (+46) +27 (+49) +23 (+41)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +24 (+43) +27 (+49) +28 (+50) +26 (+46) +23 (+41) +17 (+30) +12 (+22) +12 (+22) +16 (+28) +21 (+38) +21 (+37) +22 (+39) +21 (+37)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -33 (-1) -25 (-1) -27 (-1) -33 (-1) -8 (0) +8 (+0) +75 (+3) +92 (+4) +16 (+1) -50 (-2) -60 (-2) -49 (-2) -95 (-4)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -19 ( -61) -15 ( -53) -11.5 ( -37) -12 ( -40) -8 ( -26) -7 ( -23) -5 ( -16) -2 ( -6) -9 ( -30) -14 ( -45) -17 ( -57) -18 ( -58)   -137.5 ( -38)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +7h 52' +7h 11' +4h 00' +1h 48' -0h 21' -1h 02' -1h 13' -1h 01' +2h 04' +6h 15' +8h 20' +8h 05'   +3h 29'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +4h 05' +2h 26' +0h 26' -1h 40' -3h 34' -4h 39' -4h 09' -2h 26' -0h 22' +1h 43' +3h 37' +4h 39'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +43.4 +43.3 +43.3 +43.4 +29.9 +23.5 +29.4 +43.2 +43.3 +43.2 +43.3 +43.4   +39.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -73 -71 -66 -56 -36 -29 -20 -12 -23 -43 -69 -73   -47.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +0.5 (+1) +2.4 (+4) +1 (+2) +5.3 (+10) +10.1 (+18) +7.1 (+13) +6.7 (+12) +8.7 (+16) +11.3 (+20) +10.9 (+20) +0.6 (+1) +0.2 (+0) +5.4 (+10)

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