Climate and Average Weather in Niger
Niger is one of the hottest countries on the planet. It has the Saharan desert in the north, the Sahel to the south and the Sudan in the south-west corner. The intense heat of the Saharan zone often causes the little rainfall to evaporate before it even hits the ground.
In the east annual rainfall is only 2 cm (0.79 inches). The rainy season runs from May through October, with most rain in July and August.
At Niamey, the average maximum daily temperature fluctuates from 31 degrees Celsius (88 degrees Fahrenheit) in August to 41 degrees Celsius (106 degrees Fahrenheit) in April. Nights are cooler (below 20° C /68° F ) from November to February.
Interested in more detailed Weather and Climate information for Niger?
Please select the city below you wish to travel to, or the one closest to your destination. Each selected city will show you the following graphs:
1. Yearly average minimum and maximum temperatures
2. Monthly averages of precipitation throughout the year (rainfall, snow etc)
3. Monthly average hours of sunshine throughout the year
Additionally, some pages provide historical weather data such as humidity, wind speed, and water temperature.