Climate zone: tropics
It is yearlong warm or hot.
› Duration of daylight and sunshine in Niger
hours of sunshine per day rainy days per month Precipitation in mm/day Relative humidity in % Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)
Temperature records of the last 82 years
The hottest temperature measured from 1937 to December 2019 was reported by the Tillabery weather station. In June 2019 the record temperature of 49.8 °C was reported here. The hottest summer from July to September, based on all 14 weather stations in Niger below 500 metres altitude, was recorded in 1987 with an average temperature of 30.4 °C. This average temperature will normally be measured every 4 to 6 hours, thus also including the nights. Normally, this value is 28.9 degrees Celsius.
The coldest day in these 82 years was reported by the weather station Dosso. Here the temperature dropped to -5.5 °C in November 2013. Dosso lies at an altitude of 213 meters above sea level. The coldest winter (January to March) was in 1989 with an average temperature of 23.2 °C. In Niger, it is usual to have about 2.6 degrees more at 25.8 °C for this three-month period.