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Cologne vs Niamey Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cologne, Germany and Niamey, Niger is approximately 4,190 km or 2,604 mi.
  • To reach Cologne in this distance one would set out from Niamey bearing 4.9° or N and follow the great circles arc to approach Cologne bearing 7.6° or N .
  • Cologne has a marine west coast climate (Cfb) whereas Niamey has a subtropical hot steppe climate (BSh).
  • Cologne is in or near the cool temperate moist forest biome whereas Niamey is in or near the tropical very dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 18.6 °C (33.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.8 °C (12.2°F) more in Cologne. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to barely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 167.2 mm (6.6 in) more which is equivalent to 167.2 l/m² (4.1 US gal/ft²) or 1,672,000 l/ha (178,748 US gal/ac) more. About 1 1/3 as much.
  • There are 1630 fewer hours of sunlight per year in Cologne. In whichever way circa 4h 28' less per day or about 1/2 as many.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 33.3° lower in Cologne than in Niamey.
  • Relative humidity levels are 43.2% higher.
  • The mean dew point temperature is 1.9°C (3.5°F) lower.

Climate Comparison Table

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) -28 (-50) -30 (-53) -28 (-51) -26 (-47) -21 (-38) -14 (-26) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -14 (-26) -23 (-41) -27 (-49) -27 (-49) -21 (-39)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -22 (-39) -24 (-44) -24 (-44) -24 (-43) -20 (-36) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -9 (-16) -14 (-24) -19 (-35) -21 (-39) -22 (-39) -19 (-33)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) -16 (-29) -19 (-34) -21 (-38) -22 (-39) -19 (-34) -14 (-25) -10 (-18) -9 (-17) -13 (-23) -16 (-29) -16 (-28) -16 (-28) -16 (-28)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +56 (+2) +51 (+2) +36 (+1) +46 (+2) +20 (+1) +10 (+0) -88 (-3) -88 (-3) -34 (-1) +44 (+2) +58 (+2) +55 (+2) +167 (+7)
rain days iconNumber of Precipitation Days (% chance of precip. on a day ) +18 (+58) +15 (+53) +12.5 (+40) +16 (+53) +9 (+29) +7 (+23) +5 (+16) +1 (+3) +7 (+23) +14 (+45) +18 (+60) +17 (+55)   +139.5 (+38)
sunshine iconAverage Sunlight Hours/ Day -7h 36' -6h 49' -4h 44' -2h 42' -1h 40' -1h 56' -2h 03' -1h 11' -2h 58' -6h 07' -7h 58' -7h 52'   -4h 28'
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 03' -1h 51' -0h 20' +1h 16' +2h 40' +3h 26' +3h 05' +1h 51' +0h 17' -1h 18' -2h 43' -3h 26'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (¬°) -37.4 -37.3 -37.4 -37.4 -23.9 -17.5 -23.5 -37.3 -37.3 -37.3 -37.3 -37.4   -33.3
relative humidity iconRelative Humidity (%) +69 +67 +63 +51 +32 +25 +15 +6 +16 +40 +66 +69   +43.3
dewpoint temperature iconAverage Dew Point Temperature ¬°C & (¬°F) +5.7 (+10) +3.8 (+7) +4.8 (+9) -1.6 (-3) -8.4 (-15) -6 (-11) -5.7 (-10) -7.1 (-13) -9.2 (-17) -7.4 (-13) +3.2 (+6) +4.7 (+8) -1.9 (-3)

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