Best time to visit Niger
The best time to visit in Niger is in January and February and July until December, when you will have a hot or very hot temperature and none till limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Niger is 42°C in April and the lowest is 34°C in January.
Niger has the desert climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Niger or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.
Average weather Niger by month
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14 day weather forecast Niger
The weather for in Niger will be 36° till 35° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.
The weather forecast for Niger is based on the weather conditions in the city of Niamey.
Weather forecast this week
|Thursday 16 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||5 m/s||11|
|Friday 17 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|15.6 mm||85%||6 m/s||3|
|Saturday 18 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||5 m/s||7|
|Sunday 19 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.3 mm||10%||6 m/s||9|
|Monday 20 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|1.2 mm||30%||5 m/s||4|
|Tuesday 21 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||4 m/s||6|
|Wednesday 22 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|9.6 mm||75%||4 m/s||3|
Weather forecast next week
|Thursday 23 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.3 mm||10%||5 m/s||6|
|Friday 24 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.7 mm||20%||2 m/s||6|
|Saturday 25 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.3 mm||10%||4 m/s||1|
|Sunday 26 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0.3 mm||10%||4 m/s||1|
|Monday 27 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||5 m/s||1|
|Tuesday 28 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|6.3 mm||70%||6 m/s||0|
|Wednesday 29 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|0 mm||0%||4 m/s||1|
Niger has the desert climate prevailing. 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.
Climate table of Niger
|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|
|Days with rain||-||-||1||2||2||4||5||6||4||2||-||-|
|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|
Niger weather by month
What is the average weather like in a given month for Niger? 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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Popular places in Niger
- Kâ-k'i Dadani
- Ouro Soridio
- Kangouri Tchingoa
- Wara Wara
- Bangou Banda
- Guidan Mousé
- Dan Ango
- Rigal Gahamé
- Kaora Abdou
- Guidan Dazao
- Barkouna Deydey
- Guidan Nanaya
- Birnin Konni
- Gari Soba
- Manman Dey
- Kassou Kassa
- Dajin Alilou
Frequently asked questions
Where is Niger?
Niger lies in a straight line about 5,834 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Niamey).
How long is the flight to Niger?
The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Niger is approximately 8 h. 10 min.
What are the largest airports in Niger?
These are the largest airports in Niger:
How many inhabitants are there in Niger?
Niger has approximately 20,651,070 inhabitants.
How big is Niger?
The area of Niger is around 1,267,000 km². It is 1,5x bigger than New Zealand.
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 to pay.
Exchange rates on 16 September 2021
- 1 CFA franc BCEAO = 35.81 South African rand
- 1 South African rand = 0.028 CFA franc BCEAO
- 10 CFA franc BCEAO = 358.10 South African rand
- 10 South African rand = 0.28 CFA franc BCEAO
- 100 CFA franc BCEAO = 3,580.98 South African rand
- 100 South African rand = 2.79 CFA franc BCEAO
What is the area code of Niger?
The area code to call Niger is +227.