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Kano vs Niamey Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Kano, Nigeria and Niamey, Niger is approximately 709 km or 440 mi.
  • To reach Kano in this distance one would set out from Niamey bearing 102.3° or ESE and follow the great circles arc to approach Kano bearing 103.7° or ESE .
  • Both have a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Kano is in or near the subtropical dry forest biome whereas Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 2.9 °C (5.3°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 0.4 °C (0.7°F) more in Kano. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic for both.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 155.6 mm (6.1 in) more which is equivalent to 155.6 l/m² (3.82 US gal/ft²) or 1,556,000 l/ha (166,347 US gal/ac) more. About 1 2/7 as much.
  • There are 35 more hours of sunlight per year in Kano. In whichever way circa 0h 05' more per day or about 1 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 0.5° higher in Kano than in Niamey.
  • Relative humidity levels are 1.2% lower.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 3°C (5.3°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -4 (-7) -3 (-6) -2 (-4) -3 (-5)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-4) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -4 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-6) -3 (-5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -2 (-4) -2 (-4) -4 (-7) -3 (-5) -3 (-5) -3 (-5)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +0 (+0) +0 (+0) -2 (0) +6 (+0) +15 (+1) +49 (+2) +20 (+1) +57 (+2) +11 (+0) +1 (+0) -1 (0) +0 (+0) +156 (+6)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) 0 ( 0) 0 ( 0) +0.5 (+2) +1 (+3) +4 (+13) +5 (+17) +8 (+26) +8 (+26) +7 (+23) 0 ( 0) +0.5 (+2) 0 ( 0)   +34 (+9)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 07' -0h 14' +0h 05' +0h 02' +0h 30' +0h 20' -0h 09' -0h 32' +0h 18' +0h 19' +0h 18' +0h 19'   +0h 05'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 04' +0h 02' +0h 00' -0h 02' -0h 04' -0h 05' -0h 04' -0h 02' -0h 00' +0h 02' +0h 04' +0h 05'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +1.4 +1.4 +1.4 +1.3 -1.4 -1.4 -1.4 +0.8 +1.5 +1.4 +1.4 +1.4   +0.5
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +1 +1 +0 -4 -2 -1 +3 +0 -3 -8 -1 +0   -1.2
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) -1.3 (-2) -1.1 (-2) -1.5 (-3) -5.6 (-10) -3.6 (-6) -3.4 (-6) -1.7 (-3) -2.2 (-4) -3.1 (-6) -6.4 (-12) -3.1 (-6) -2.4 (-4) -3 (-5)

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