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Addis Ababa vs Niamey Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Niamey, Niger is approximately 4,023 km or 2,500 mi.
  • To reach Addis Ababa in this distance one would set out from Niamey bearing 93.2° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Addis Ababa bearing 100.6° or E .
  • Addis Ababa has a subtropical highland climate with dry winters (Cwb) whereas Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Addis Ababa is in or near the subtropical moist forest biome whereas Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The mean annual temperature is 13.4 °C (24.1°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.7 °C (12.1°F) less in Addis Ababa. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 548.2 mm (21.6 in) more which is equivalent to 548.2 l/m² (13.45 US gal/ft²) or 5,482,000 l/ha (586,062 US gal/ac) more. About 2 as much.
  • There are 643 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Addis Ababa. In whichever way circa 1h 45' less per day or about 4/5 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 1.4° higher in Addis Ababa than in Niamey.
  • Relative humidity levels are 28.4% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 0.3°C (0.6°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (-17) -12 (-21) -14 (-25) -17 (-30) -15 (-27) -14 (-26) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -13 (-24) -16 (-28) -13 (-24) -10 (-19) -13 (-24)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-17) -11 (-20) -13 (-24) -16 (-29) -16 (-29) -15 (-27) -14 (-25) -13 (-23) -14 (-24) -16 (-28) -13 (-23) -10 (-18) -13 (-24)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -9 (-16) -11 (-20) -13 (-23) -16 (-28) -17 (-30) -16 (-28) -14 (-25) -13 (-24) -14 (-24) -16 (-29) -13 (-23) -10 (-17) -13 (-24)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +20 (+1) +32 (+1) +76 (+3) +90 (+4) +21 (+1) +43 (+2) +91 (+4) +98 (+4) +25 (+1) +30 (+1) +8 (+0) +13 (+1) +548 (+22)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +4 (+13) +5 (+18) +9.5 (+31) +12 (+40) +5 (+16) +13 (+43) +19 (+61) +15 (+48) +16 (+53) +3 (+10) +2 (+7) +2 (+6)   +105.5 (+29)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -0h 56' -2h 11' -1h 13' -2h 16' -0h 40' -2h 34' -4h 52' -3h 27' -2h 12' -1h 05' -0h 30' +0h 48'   -1h 45'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 14' +0h 08' +0h 01' -0h 06' -0h 12' -0h 16' -0h 14' -0h 08' -0h 01' +0h 06' +0h 12' +0h 16'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +4.4 +4.4 +4.4 -1.3 -4.4 -4.5 -4.5 -1.6 +4.5 +4.4 +4.5 +4.5   +1.4
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +38 +37 +43 +41 +17 +20 +26 +12 +14 +17 +36 +40   +28.4
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature °C & (°F) +10.8 (+19) +9.3 (+17) +10.7 (+19) +3.2 (+6) -8.4 (-15) -8.1 (-15) -7.3 (-13) -9.8 (-18) -9.6 (-17) -9 (-16) +4.9 (+9) +9.6 (+17) -0.3 (-1)

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