Nigeria Weather and Climate

Optimal travel time for the regions

In the following overview you can see the best travel time depending on the region (Nigeria).

Place Best travel time
Abuja January, November and December
Lagos January, November and December

Temperatures, precipitation, sunshine in Abuja (Nigeria)

Jan Feb March Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature 34 ° C 37 ° C 37 ° C 35 ° C 33 ° C 30 ° C 29 ° C 28 ° C 29 ° C 30 ° C 35 ° C 35 ° C
Night temperature 19 ° C 22 ° C 25 ° C 25 ° C 24 ° C 23 ° C 23 ° C 22 ° C 23 ° C 24 ° C 21 ° C 21 ° C
Precipitation in mm 3 7 16 73 137 187 216 233 272 117 7 2
Rainy days 1 1 1 3 9 10 13 15 17 10 1 1
Hours of sunshine 8 8 7 7 7 6 5 5 6 8 9 0
Sunrise 6:50 6:50 6:40 6:20 6:10 6:10 6:20 6:20 6:20 6:20 6:25 6:35
Sunset 18:30 18:40 18:40 18:40 18:45 18:50 18:55 18:50 18:30 18:15 18:05 18:15

Temperatures

The annual average temperature in Abuja is 27.7 ° C. For comparison: Munich reaches an average of 8.6 ° C, in Berlin it is 9.6 ° C. The warmest month is March (31.2 ° C), coldest month of August, with mean values of 25.4 ° C.

Precipitation

The annual precipitation is 1270 mm on 82 days with precipitation. For comparison: In Munich, 967 mm, in Berlin 570 mm, precipitation is measured annually. The months of June, July, August and September are considered the rainy season, as more than 175 mm of precipitation can be expected per month. Overall, around 908 mm of precipitation can be expected in the rainy season. You cannot expect snow in any month in Abuja.

Sunshine

As our climate table shows, November is the sunniest month with an average of 9 hours of sunshine per day. On average over the year the sun shines for 6.3 hours per day. For comparison: In Munich and Berlin, the sun shines an average of 4.7 hours per day throughout the year.

Cities nearby

The following larger towns are nearby and have a similar climate: Keffi.

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