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Niamey vs Tarfaya Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Tarfaya, Morocco is approximately 2,247 km or 1,396 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Tarfaya bearing 132.6° or SE and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 138° or SE .
  • Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Tarfaya has a subtropical hot desert climate (BWh).
  • Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Tarfaya is in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The mean temperature is 10.2 °C (18.3°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4.7 °C (8.5°F) more in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 488.8 mm (19.2 in) more which is equivalent to 488.8 l/m² (12 US gal/ft²) or 4,888,000 l/ha (522,560 US gal/ac) more. About 10 4/5 as much.
  • There are 467 more hours of sunlight per year in Niamey. In whichever way circa 1h 17' more per day or about 1 1/6 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 10.4° higher in Niamey than in Tarfaya.
  • Relative humidity levels are 44.5% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 6.5°C (11.7°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +13 (+23) +16 (+28) +18 (+33) +20 (+36) +18 (+33) +15 (+27) +11 (+20) +10 (+18) +10 (+19) +15 (+27) +13 (+24) +12 (+22) +14 (+26)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +10 (+19) +13 (+23) +16 (+28) +15 (+26) +12 (+21) +9 (+15) +7 (+12) +8 (+14) +10 (+19) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +10 (+18)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +3 (+6) +5 (+9) +8 (+14) +12 (+21) +11 (+19) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +4 (+8) +5 (+8) +6 (+11) +4 (+6) +3 (+5) +6 (+11)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -9 (0) -5 (0) +1 (+0) +5 (+0) +34 (+1) +68 (+3) +154 (+6) +170 (+7) +86 (+3) +9 (+0) -14 (-1) -10 (0) +489 (+19)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -2 ( -7) -0.5 ( -2) 0 ( 0) +3.5 (+11) +5.5 (+18) +8.5 (+27) +12.5 (+40) +6 (+20) +1 (+3) -3 ( -10) -3 ( -10)   +25.5 (+7)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +2h 25' +2h 26' +0h 46' -0h 08' +0h 25' +0h 36' +1h 09' -0h 25' +0h 22' +2h 05' +3h 24' +2h 17'   +1h 17'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 51' +0h 31' +0h 05' -0h 22' -0h 45' -0h 57' -0h 52' -0h 32' -0h 05' +0h 22' +0h 46' +0h 57'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +14.4 +14.3 +14.3 +14.4 +0.9 -5.5 +0.6 +14.3 +14.4 +14.4 +14.4 +14.4   +10.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -54 -60 -67 -57 -41 -36 -26 -15 -22 -41 -58 -58   -44.6
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -16.2 (-29) -15.9 (-29) -16.7 (-30) -7.3 (-13) +1.2 (+2) +1.4 (+3) +2 (+4) +3.4 (+6) +2.2 (+4) -1.5 (-3) -14.4 (-26) -16.2 (-29) -6.5 (-12)

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