The best times to visit Zinder for ideal weather are

December 3rd to January 28th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Zinder Travel Info

Weather in Zinder

Temperature

Average temperatures in Zinder vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 32nd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Zinder, the hottest months are May, April, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid May where highs are regularly around 106.7°F (41.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 81.8°F (27.7°C) at night.

Zinder Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Zinder Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Zinder Perceived Temperature (F)

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Zinder Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Zinder Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan85.874.359.2
Feb93.982.266.3
Mar99.88972.8
Apr10594.578.8
May105.995.581.1
Jun102.191.879.2
Jul95.486.375.4
Aug91.983.473.6
Sep96.386.774.8
Oct100.289.574.3
Nov95.284.367.2
Dec87.37660.9

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan29.923.515.1
Feb34.427.919.1
Mar37.731.722.7
Apr40.634.726
May41.135.327.3
Jun38.933.226.2
Jul35.230.224.1
Aug33.328.623.1
Sep35.730.423.8
Oct37.931.923.5
Nov35.129.119.6
Dec30.724.416.1

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Zinder are January, March, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid August with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of August 13th.

When can you find snow in Zinder? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Zinder.

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Zinder (in).

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan0%00
Feb0%00.3
Mar0%00
Apr1%00.1
May5%00.6
Jun15%02.2
Jul26%05.2
Aug32%08.2
Sep15%02.4
Oct3%00.5
Nov0%00
Dec0%00

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan000
Feb000.8
Mar000
Apr100.3
May501.5
Jun1505.6
Jul26013.2
Aug32020.8
Sep1506.1
Oct301.3
Nov000
Dec000

 

Humidity and Wind

Zinder has some comfortably humid months, with some extremely dry months. The least humid month is March (4.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (58.5%).

Wind in Zinder is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by March and June. July’s average wind speed of around 7.5 knots (8.6 MPH or 13.9 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid June where average top sustained speeds reach 13.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Zinder.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan7Gentle breeze11.6Significant breeze
Feb6.9Light breeze11.4Significant breeze
Mar7.5Gentle breeze12Significant breeze
Apr6.4Light breeze11.3Significant breeze
May6.3Light breeze11.7Significant breeze
Jun7.4Gentle breeze12.6Significant breeze
Jul7.5Gentle breeze12Significant breeze
Aug5.9Light breeze10.4Gentle breeze
Sep4.8Light breeze9.7Significant breeze
Oct5.2Light breeze10.4Gentle breeze
Nov6.2Light breeze11Significant breeze
Dec6.7Light breeze11.5Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan8.2%
Feb5.8%
Mar4.3%
Apr9%
May17.7%
Jun32.7%
Jul48.1%
Aug58.5%
Sep47.2%
Oct19.4%
Nov8.8%
Dec9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Zinder?

Our best data indicates this area is generally not safe, especially in some areas. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are very strong travel warnings and regional advisories for Niger; avoid all travel. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 20, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Zinder, Niger is August, followed by June and May. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Zinder in September. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 67.3 in September means 67.3% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Zinder Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very warm. Highs range from 106.7°F (41.5°C) and 95.8°F (35.4°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is extremely rare with 0 to 2 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 5 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Zinder, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 101.1°F (38.4°C) and 92.8°F (33.8°C), which will feel warmer than comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 4 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Zinder to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 96.1°F (35.6°C) and 81.8°F (27.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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