Climate in Sokoto

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this page result from the collected data of the official weather station in Sokoto in a height of 273m above sea level. All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Sokoto is one of the warmest region in Nigeria with an average daily high temperature of 37 degrees centigrade. It is yearlong warm or hot.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Sokoto
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 10 hours per day, November is the sunniest month in the state of Sokoto. In August the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Sokoto
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 12 rainy days, August offers the most number of rainy days, and in December the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Sokoto
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 0.0 mm, the least rain falls in December. August, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Map of Sokoto

Most important cities in the federal state »Sokoto«

The federal state has a west-east extension of about 120 km and over 150 km from north to south.

CityPopulationGeo position
Sokoto563,86113° 3' 46"N5° 14' 36"E
Tambuwal20,93212° 24' 21"N4° 38' 46"E
Gwadabawa17,48613° 21' 29"N5° 14' 17"E
Illela17,46113° 43' 50"N5° 17' 52"E
Gandi13,94012° 57' 49"N5° 44' 36"E
Wurno13,08713° 17' 26"N5° 25' 25"E
Dange12,36912° 51' 11"N5° 20' 45"E
Goronyo10,46013° 26' 32"N5° 40' 20"E
Rabah8,70713° 7' 21"N5° 30' 27"E
Binji6,71713° 13' 23"N4° 54' 32"E

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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