Temperatures range between 30° in January and 40° in May (they sometimes reach 50° in the far north). Annual rainfall is higher in the south (600 mm) than in the center (300 mm) and in the north (100 mm). Sunshine is very high throughout the year. A dusty wind dries the atmosphere when it blows between November and March.
The south has a climate with a short rainy season and a long dry season. Rainfall reaches 600 mm per year.
Rainy season (June to September)
Temperatures are high (35°) and rainfall is moderate.
Dry season (October to May)
Temperatures are very high during the daytime (35° on average) and then they lose 15° at night. December and January are the coolest months (30°); May and June are the hottest months (40°). Sunshine is very high.
The center has a climate with a short rainy season (three months) and a long dry season (nine months).
Rainy season (July to September)
Temperatures reach 40° and rainfall is low (100 to 300 mm).
Dry season (October to June)
Temperatures range between 28° in January and 41° in May. Rainfall is nonexistent and sunshine is high.
The north of Niger has a climate with a short rainy season (one month) and a long dry season (eleven months).
Rainy season (August)
Temperatures are very high (45°) and rainfall is very low (100 mm).
Dry season (September to July)
Temperatures range between 30° (December, January and February) and 35-40° (September to November and March to July) during the daytime. The nights are often cold in December, January and February.
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