The climate in Nigeria

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures


All climatic diagrams of this page are taken from the collected data from 18 measuring stations in Nigeria.
Weather stations at an altitude above 1290m have not been included.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.


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Climate zone: tropics

With a yearly average of 33 °C the climate in Nigeria ist warm, but has only a few really tropical and sticky months. It is warm to hot all year round and invites to bathe at average water temperatures of 27 degrees. Dued to the lesser rain the best time for traveling is from November to April. Sometimes humidity ist unpleasantly high from July to September. The most rain days occur from from June to September.

Duration of daylight and sunshine in Nigeria

hours of sunshine per day
Sunshine hours per day in Nigeria

Climate charts for other regions in Nigeria

Niger
Ogun
Plateau
Rivers
Sokoto
Taraba
Yobe
Abuja Federal Capital Territory
Adamawa
Borno
Jigawa
Kaduna
Kano
Katsina
Lagos
rainy days per month
Rainy days per month in Nigeria
Precipitation in mm/day
Precipitation in Nigeria
Relative humidity in %
Relative humidity in Nigeria
Water temperature
Water temperatures in Nigeria
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)
Absolute humidity in Nigeria