Climate of Nigeria
Nigeria has a tropical savanna climate. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Nigeria is 35° degrees and there is about 502 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 205 days a year with an average humidity of 55% and an UV-index of 7.
Climate averages for the whole year
- Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 29°C and 40°C
- Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 21°C and 26°C
- Rain: it rains 141 days and there is a total of approximately 502 mm rainfall
- Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3273 sun hours
|Maximum temperature:||between 29°C and 40°C|
|Warmest month:||40°C in March|
|Coldest month:||29°C in August|
|Night temperature:||between 21°C and 26°C|
|Dry days:||224 days|
|Days with rain:||141 days|
|Days with snow:||0 days|
|Total rain sum:||502 mm|
|Hours of sunshine:||3273 hours|
This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Nigeria.
This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Nigeria.
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Climate table of Nigeria
In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Nigeria. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Nigeria might be like in a given month.
|Day temp. (°C)||38||39||40||38||35||33||30||29||30||33||36||36|
|Night temp. (°C)||21||22||25||26||25||23||22||22||22||23||23||21|
|Days with rain||-||2||5||11||15||16||25||26||25||15||1||-|
|Sun hours per day||10||10||10||10||9||9||7||6||8||9||10||10|
|Wind force (Bft)||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||2||1||1||1||2|
Best time to visit Nigeria
To go to Nigeria, the best time to visit is in September. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Nigeria, March is the warmest month with 40°C and the most cold month is 29°C in August.
Climate of Nigeria by month
What is the average climate in a given month for Nigeria? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.
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