Niger
weather, climate and best time to visit


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.

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In the table below you can quickly see the average weather per month in Niger, the monthly temperature or when precipitation is highest. The monthly average climate data is based on data from the last 30 years.

Climate Niger by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 34 37 40 42 42 40 37 35 37 39 37 34
Precipitation (mm) 0 1 1 1 4 5 18 20 9 4 0 0

Weather data from: Niamey




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Niger weather

The weather for Niger over the next 14 days will be 30°C till 37° with a few days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Niger is based on the weather in Niamey.

5-day weather forecast Niger

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Saturday
24 september
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37°C
27°C
0.8 mm
6 m/s
Sunday
25 september
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37°C
27°C
0 mm
5 m/s
Monday
26 september
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37°C
27°C
0 mm
5 m/s
Tuesday
27 september
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37°C
28°C
0 mm
6 m/s
Wednesday
28 september
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37°C
28°C
0 mm
6 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Niger


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.

Niger

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

Weather data from: Niamey

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 7,083 km from India (New Delhi → Niamey).

How long is the flight to Niger?

The flight time from Indira Gandhi to Niger is approximately 9 h. 50 min.

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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 3x smaller than India.

What is the capital of Niger?

The capital of Niger is Niamey.

What is the currency of Niger?

In Niger, the CFA franc BCEAO (XOF) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 24 September 2022

  • 1 Indian rupee = 7.45 CFA franc BCEAO
  • 1 CFA franc BCEAO = 0.13 Indian rupee
  • 100 Indian rupee = 744.91 CFA franc BCEAO
  • 100 CFA franc BCEAO = 13.42 Indian rupee

What is the area code of Niger?

The area code to call Niger is +227.