Tillabéri

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Location of Tillabéri in Niger

Tillabéri (var. Tillabéry) is a town in northwest Niger. It is situated 113 km northwest of the capital Niamey on the River Niger.[1] It is an important market town and administrative center, it is capital of the department of Tillabéri and Tillabéri Region. The town had a population of over 16000 at the 2001 census.[2] The area was home to giraffe herds until the 1980s.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Tillaberi (1961-1990)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 32.3
(90.1)
35.6
(96.1)
38.9
(102)
41.4
(106.5)
41.5
(106.7)
38.8
(101.8)
35.4
(95.7)
33.7
(92.7)
35.6
(96.1)
38.4
(101.1)
36.4
(97.5)
33.0
(91.4)
36.75
(98.14)
Daily mean °C (°F) 24.6
(76.3)
27.5
(81.5)
30.9
(87.6)
33.6
(92.5)
34.7
(94.5)
32.7
(90.9)
30.2
(86.4)
28.9
(84)
30.1
(86.2)
31.2
(88.2)
28.4
(83.1)
25.3
(77.5)
29.84
(85.73)
Average low °C (°F) 17.0
(62.6)
19.4
(66.9)
22.8
(73)
25.9
(78.6)
27.9
(82.2)
26.7
(80.1)
24.9
(76.8)
24.1
(75.4)
24.5
(76.1)
23.9
(75)
20.4
(68.7)
17.5
(63.5)
22.92
(73.24)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 0.0
(0)
0.0
(0)
2.3
(0.091)
5.6
(0.22)
16.6
(0.654)
46.8
(1.843)
102.7
(4.043)
143.1
(5.634)
69.9
(2.752)
10.8
(0.425)
0.3
(0.012)
0.1
(0.004)
398.2
(15.678)
Mean monthly sunshine hours 285.2 260.4 269.7 246.0 272.8 255.0 248.0 235.6 249.0 279.0 279.0 279.0 3,175.5
Source: NOAA [3]

References[edit]

  • Decalo, Samuel (1997). Historical Dictionary of the Niger (3rd ed.). Boston & Folkestone: Scarecrow Press. ISBN 0-8108-3136-8. 
  • Geels, Jolijn (2006). Niger. Chalfont St Peter, Bucks / Guilford, CT: Bradt UK / Globe Pequot Press. ISBN 978-1-84162-152-4. 

Coordinates: 14°13′N 1°27′E / 14.217°N 1.450°E / 14.217; 1.450