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Niamey vs Kigali Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Kigali, Rwanda is approximately 3,530 km or 2,194 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Kigali bearing 299.9° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 297° or WNW .
  • Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Kigali has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Kigali is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 8.8 °C (15.8°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.2 °C (14.8°F) more in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 487.2 mm (19.2 in) less which is equivalent to 487.2 l/m² (11.96 US gal/ft²) or 4,872,000 l/ha (520,849 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.1° lower in Niamey than in Kigali.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +7 (+12) +10 (+17) +13 (+24) +16 (+29) +15 (+27) +12 (+22) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +7 (+13) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +10 (+18)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +4 (+7) +7 (+12) +10 (+19) +14 (+25) +14 (+25) +12 (+21) +9 (+16) +6 (+12) +8 (+14) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +5 (+8) +9 (+16)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+2) +4 (+7) +8 (+14) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +11 (+19) +10 (+18) +7 (+13) +9 (+15) +9 (+17) +5 (+8) +2 (+3) +7 (+13)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -69 (-3) -100 (-4) -102 (-4) -177 (-7) -57 (-2) +49 (+2) +145 (+6) +137 (+5) +6 (+0) -92 (-4) -126 (-5) -100 (-4) -487 (-19)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -10 ( -32) -10 ( -35) -12.5 ( -40) -16 ( -53) -10 ( -32) +3 (+10) +8 (+26) +9 (+29) -2 ( -7) -12 ( -39) -15 ( -50) -12 ( -39)   -79.5 ( -22)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 48' -0h 30' -0h 05' +0h 20' +0h 42' +0h 53' +0h 48' +0h 30' +0h 04' -0h 21' -0h 43' -0h 53'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -15.3 -15 -10.4 +12.3 +15.4 +15.4 +15.4 +12.5 -9.9 -14.9 -15.3 -15.4   -2.1

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