Climate Niger

Niger has a desert climate. The daytime temperature is warm to hot, while it can also be cold at night. You won't have rain here anytime soon. The average annual temperature for Niger is 38° degrees and there is about 62 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 335 days a year with an average humidity of 28% and an UV-index of 8.

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Climate Niger by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 34 37 40 42 42 40 37 35 37 39 37 34
Night temp. (°C) 17 20 23 27 30 30 28 27 27 27 23 18
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 0 1 1 1 4 5 18 20 9 4 0 0
Days with rain - - 1 2 2 4 5 6 4 2 - -
Dry days 31 28 30 28 29 26 26 25 26 29 30 31
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 10 10 10 10 10 9 9 10 10 10 10
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 3
UV-index 7 7 8 9 9 8 8 8 8 8 7 6

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Best time to visit Niger

To go to Niger, the best time to visit is in December and December. In this period you have a hot temperature and no precipitation. In Niger, April is the warmest month with 42°C and the most cold month is 34°C in January.

Niger weather by month

What is the average Niger weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Niger?

Niger lies in a straight line about 6,647 km from Pakistan (Islamabad → Niamey).

How long is the flight to Niger?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Niger is approximately 8 h. 30 min.

What are the largest airports in Niger?

These are the largest airports in Niger:

  • Diori Hamani International Airport (NIM) in Niamey
  • Zinder Airport (ZND) in Zinder
  • Mano Dayak International Airport (AJY) in Agadez

How many inhabitants does Niger have?

Niger has 20,651,070 inhabitants.

How big is Niger?

The surface area of Niger is 1,267,000 km². It is 2x bigger than Pakistan.

What is the capital of Niger?

The capital of Niger is Niamey.

What is the area code of Niger?

The area code to call Niger is +227.

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