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Niamey vs Wau Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Wau, Sudan is approximately 2,896 km or 1,799 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Wau bearing 285° or WNW and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 280.2° or W .
  • Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Wau has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Wau is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 1.5 °C (2.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.3 °C (9.5°F) more in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 533.7 mm (21 in) less which is equivalent to 533.7 l/m² (13.1 US gal/ft²) or 5,337,000 l/ha (570,561 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.7° lower in Niamey than in Wau.
  • Relative humidity levels are 21.9% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 8.3°C (14.9°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +3 (+6) +5 (+8) +4 (+7) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) +2 (+4) +3 (+6) +1 (+1) -2 (-3) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -1 (0) -4 (0) -15 (-1) -63 (-2) -84 (-3) -109 (-4) -22 (-1) -22 (-1) -87 (-3) -114 (-4) -14 (-1) 0 (0) -534 (-21)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 18' -0h 11' -0h 02' +0h 07' +0h 16' +0h 20' +0h 18' +0h 11' +0h 01' -0h 08' -0h 16' -0h 20'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -5.7 -5.7 -5.7 +2.6 +5.7 +5.7 +5.7 +2.8 -5.8 -5.7 -5.8 -5.8   -1.7
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -17 -14 -24 -30 -27 -27 -20 -9 -14 -29 -31 -21   -21.9
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -13.4 (-24) -11.2 (-20) -15.8 (-28) -12.1 (-22) -4.9 (-9) -4 (-7) -2.4 (-4) -0.4 (-1) -1.3 (-2) -5.6 (-10) -14.8 (-27) -13.6 (-24) -8.3 (-15)

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