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Niamey vs Smara Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Smara, Western Sahara is approximately 2,052 km or 1,275 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Smara bearing 133.4° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 138.1° or SE .
  • Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Smara has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Smara is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 6.6 °C (11.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.3 °C (9.5°F) less in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 402.8 mm (15.9 in) more which is equivalent to 402.8 l/m² (9.89 US gal/ft²) or 4,028,000 l/ha (430,620 US gal/ac) more. About 4 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 9.2° higher in Niamey than in Smara.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +10 (+17) +11 (+19) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +9 (+17) +4 (+8) -3 (-5) -6 (-11) +-3 (-5) +5 (+9) +9 (+17) +9 (+17) +6 (+10)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +9 (+16) +10 (+18) +11 (+21) +11 (+20) +12 (+21) +6 (+11) 0 (0) -3 (-5) +2 (+3) +7 (+12) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +7 (+12)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +9 (+16) +12 (+21) +13 (+23) +14 (+25) +8 (+14) +3 (+6) +1 (+2) +6 (+10) +9 (+17) +5 (+8) +7 (+12) +8 (+14)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -2 (0) -24 (-1) -1 (0) -1 (0) +34 (+1) +63 (+2) +154 (+6) +169 (+7) +61 (+2) -15 (-1) -11 (0) -23 (-1) +403 (+16)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -0.5 ( -2) -3 ( -11) -0.5 ( -2) 0 ( 0) +3.5 (+11) +5 (+17) +9 (+29) +12.5 (+40) +4 (+13) +1 (+3) -2 ( -7) -3 ( -10)   +26 (+7)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 46' +0h 29' +0h 05' -0h 20' -0h 41' -0h 52' -0h 47' -0h 29' -0h 04' +0h 20' +0h 42' +0h 52'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +13.3 +13.2 +13.2 +13.2 -0.2 -6.6 -0.6 +13.2 +13.2 +13.2 +13.2 +13.3   +9.2

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