Subscribe to SmallPlanet

Adapting for Special Needs Overseas - Call for Essays

Five stars on Amazon! Don't miss Talesmag's first book of essays, on cross-cultural food experiences from Mexico to Mongolia (plus recipes!)
Submit a Real Post Report

Niamey



What is the overall climate: is it extremely hot or cold, wet or dry, at any time of year, for example?

Extremely hot. - Oct 29, 2017
Hot, hot, hot and dry with a short rainy season. - Oct 18, 2017
"Summer" is in the spring, at its hottest from Feb-Jun. After that it's rainy season, not like Seattle, more like hovering clouds of humidity that linger and threaten to rain but rarely do, but when it does rain, it's a torrential rain and the hard sand can't absorb it quickly so flooding can happen quickly and standing water is gone within two or three days. Businesses and homes near the water's edge have been by a previous unprecedented flood but that's the risk of living by the water and catching Mali's weather as it makes it way down the Niger River through Niamey. - Aug 2, 2015
Remember the advantage of how it never gets cold? Do you like getting home from work and putting shorts on every single day? Do you hate snow and love blue sky? Do you like dripping with sweat within twenty seconds of leaving your house? Then Niger is the place for you. There are two seasons: the dry and wet, and while there is a "cold" season, the temperatures then still get into the 90s. - Jul 7, 2013