Year 2019, Volume 3 , Issue 1, Pages 60 - 73 2019-06-30

EVALUATING CLIMATE VARIABILITY FROM RAINFALL AND TEMPERATURE: INSIGHT FROM NIAMEY AND MARADI IN NIGER

Makbule Nisa MENCET YELBOGA [1] , Abdoul-aziz Hamidou TAFFA [2] , Cengiz SAYİN [3]


Niger is a landlocked West African country located between parallels 11° 37 and 23° 33 Northern latitudes, meridians 16 °East longitudes and 0 °10 West longitude. The country covers 1,267,000 kilometers square and is divided into eight main regions; Agadez, Diffa, Dosso, Maradi, Tahoua, Zinder, Tillabery, and Niamey. From a climate point of view, the country has three different zones; Northern Saharan arid zone with total annual rainfall average of 20-75 mm, Saharan-tropical zone 75-160 mm and the Sahelian zone with 250-800 mm. Therefore, the rainfall patterns vary from one region to another and within the same region. This article analyzed regional climate variability in the regions of Niamey and Maradi during 1979-2013s. To do this, intra-regional and inter-regional variability of monthly temperature, total annual rainfall, monthly solar radiation, monthly wind speed, and monthly relative humidity have been evaluated by Buishand’s Test in the series analysis.  The findings a time lag in climate variability among these two regions; all climate variables’ variability firstly occurs in Niamey and then Maradi except for wind speed and solar radiation.  Accordingly, the region of Niamey is more fragile than the region of Maradi. Lastly, Niger faces climate variability which could compromise its rural small-scale farmers’ rainfed agriculture and livestock’s activities. 

Climate variability, Maradi, Niamey
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Primary Language en
Subjects Environmental Sciences
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-4692-9232
Author: Makbule Nisa MENCET YELBOGA (Primary Author)
Institution: AKDENİZ ÜNİVERSİTESİ, ZİRAAT FAKÜLTESİ, TARIM EKONOMİSİ BÖLÜMÜ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-6061-9433
Author: Abdoul-aziz Hamidou TAFFA
Institution: AKDENIZ UNIVERSITY, FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Country: Turkey


Author: Cengiz SAYİN
Institution: AKDENİZ ÜNİVERSİTESİ, ZİRAAT FAKÜLTESİ
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : June 30, 2019

Bibtex @review { ijent537105, journal = {International Journal of Environmental Trends (IJENT)}, issn = {2602-4160}, address = {ijentjournal@gmail.com}, publisher = {Muhammed Kamil ÖDEN}, year = {2019}, volume = {3}, pages = {60 - 73}, doi = {}, title = {EVALUATING CLIMATE VARIABILITY FROM RAINFALL AND TEMPERATURE: INSIGHT FROM NIAMEY AND MARADI IN NIGER}, key = {cite}, author = {Mencet Yelboga, Makbule Nisa and Taffa, Abdoul-aziz Hamidou and Sayin, Cengiz} }
APA Mencet Yelboga, M , Taffa, A , Sayin, C . (2019). EVALUATING CLIMATE VARIABILITY FROM RAINFALL AND TEMPERATURE: INSIGHT FROM NIAMEY AND MARADI IN NIGER . International Journal of Environmental Trends (IJENT) , 3 (1) , 60-73 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ijent/issue/46279/537105
MLA Mencet Yelboga, M , Taffa, A , Sayin, C . "EVALUATING CLIMATE VARIABILITY FROM RAINFALL AND TEMPERATURE: INSIGHT FROM NIAMEY AND MARADI IN NIGER" . International Journal of Environmental Trends (IJENT) 3 (2019 ): 60-73 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ijent/issue/46279/537105>
Chicago Mencet Yelboga, M , Taffa, A , Sayin, C . "EVALUATING CLIMATE VARIABILITY FROM RAINFALL AND TEMPERATURE: INSIGHT FROM NIAMEY AND MARADI IN NIGER". International Journal of Environmental Trends (IJENT) 3 (2019 ): 60-73
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ISNAD Mencet Yelboga, Makbule Nisa , Taffa, Abdoul-aziz Hamidou , Sayin, Cengiz . "EVALUATING CLIMATE VARIABILITY FROM RAINFALL AND TEMPERATURE: INSIGHT FROM NIAMEY AND MARADI IN NIGER". International Journal of Environmental Trends (IJENT) 3 / 1 (June 2019): 60-73 .
AMA Mencet Yelboga M , Taffa A , Sayin C . EVALUATING CLIMATE VARIABILITY FROM RAINFALL AND TEMPERATURE: INSIGHT FROM NIAMEY AND MARADI IN NIGER. IJENT. 2019; 3(1): 60-73.
Vancouver Mencet Yelboga M , Taffa A , Sayin C . EVALUATING CLIMATE VARIABILITY FROM RAINFALL AND TEMPERATURE: INSIGHT FROM NIAMEY AND MARADI IN NIGER. International Journal of Environmental Trends (IJENT). 2019; 3(1): 60-73.
IEEE M. Mencet Yelboga , A. Taffa and C. Sayin , "EVALUATING CLIMATE VARIABILITY FROM RAINFALL AND TEMPERATURE: INSIGHT FROM NIAMEY AND MARADI IN NIGER", International Journal of Environmental Trends (IJENT), vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 60-73, Jun. 2019