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Niamey vs Yaounde Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Niamey, Niger and Yaounde, Cameroon is approximately 1,485 km or 923 mi.
  • To reach Niamey in this distance one would set out from Yaounde bearing 316.8° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Niamey bearing 315.4° or NW .
  • Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh) whereas Yaounde has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome whereas Yaounde is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 5.5 °C (9.9°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 7 °C (12.6°F) more in Niamey. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1087.5 mm (42.8 in) less which is equivalent to 1087.5 l/m² (26.69 US gal/ft²) or 10,875,000 l/ha (1,162,610 US gal/ac) less. About 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1419 more hours of sunlight per year in Niamey. In whichever way circa 3h 53' more per day or about 1 6/7 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.2° lower in Niamey than in Yaounde.
  • Relative humidity levels are 36% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 9.1°C (16.4°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +2 (+3) +5 (+9) +9 (+16) +11 (+21) +12 (+21) +10 (+17) +8 (+14) +7 (+12) +7 (+13) +10 (+18) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +8 (+14)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +1 (+1) +2 (+4) +6 (+11) +9 (+17) +10 (+18) +8 (+15) +6 (+12) +5 (+9) +6 (+11) +8 (+14) +4 (+8) +1 (+2) +6 (+10)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (-2) -1 (-2) +9 (+16) +7 (+12) +8 (+15) +6 (+12) +5 (+9) +4 (+8) +5 (+8) +5 (+10) +0 (+1) -2 (-4) +4 (+7)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) -17 (-1) -51 (-2) -136 (-5) -174 (-7) -185 (-7) -94 (-4) +85 (+3) +69 (+3) -162 (-6) -286 (-11) -110 (-4) -25 (-1) -1088 (-43)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) -3 ( -10) -4 ( -14) -12.5 ( -40) -15 ( -50) -14 ( -45) -9 ( -30) 0 ( 0) +3 (+10) -13 ( -43) -21 ( -68) -15 ( -50) -6 ( -19)   -109.5 ( -30)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day +3h 27' +3h 32' +3h 34' +3h 16' +3h 23' +4h 30' +4h 52' +3h 42' +4h 10' +5h 00' +4h 08' +3h 00'   +3h 53'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -0h 30' -0h 18' -0h 03' +0h 13' +0h 26' +0h 33' +0h 30' +0h 18' +0h 03' -0h 13' -0h 27' -0h 33'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -9.6 -9.5 -9.3 +6.5 +9.6 +9.6 +9.6 +6.7 -9.4 -9.4 -9.6 -9.6   -2.2
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) -50 -50 -54 -49 -35 -29 -18 -7 -13 -32 -49 -46   -36
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -22.1 (-40) -21.5 (-39) -20.6 (-37) -11.9 (-21) -1.9 (-3) -0.5 (-1) +1.6 (+3) +3.1 (+6) +2.5 (+5) -2.4 (-4) -16.4 (-30) -19.3 (-35) -9.1 (-16)

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