Best time to go to, climate and weather Nigeria

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for Nigeria


Best time to visit and weather Nigeria

Best time to visit and weather Nigeria

The best time to go to Nigeria is from january until june and october until december, in which you have a hot or very hot temperature and none till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Nigeria is 40° in february and the lowest is 30° in august.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Nigeria or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for Nigeria
  Max temp Precipchance Precip
Jan 38° 1mm
Feb 40° 2mm
Mar 40° 12mm
Apr 39° 65mm
May 36° 106mm
Jun 34° 93mm
Jul 31° 237mm
Aug 30° 315mm
Sep 31° 229mm
Oct 34° 71mm
Nov 37° 1mm
Dec 37° 0mm
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

We offer a complete overview of all climate information, such as the average temperature during the day and at night, sea temperature, amount of rain or snow, wind force and UV index. Want to know more about the climate of Nigeria? Go to the full climate information about Nigeria


Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to Nigeria indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for Nigeria.

Best warm months
  General Sunproof Warm
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
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Oct
Nov
Dec


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Holiday Nigeria

Holiday Nigeria

Hotels and apartments in Nigeria

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Climate Nigeria

Climate Nigeria

Nigeria there are 3 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical wet and dry or savanna climate, hot semi-arid climate and hot desert climate. The average annual temperature for Nigeria is 35° degrees and there is 1131 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 167 days a year with an average humidity of 56% and an UV-index of 7.

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for Abuja in Nigeria per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 38° 21° 1 mm 1 30 2 8
Feb 40° 22° 2 mm 1 27 2 8
Mar 40° 25° 12 mm 6 25 2 8
Apr 39° 27° 65 mm 12 18 2 8
May 36° 26° 106 mm 21 10 2 7
Jun 34° 24° 93 mm 25 5 2 6
Jul 31° 23° 237 mm 29 2 2 6
Aug 30° 23° 315 mm 30 1 2 6
Sep 31° 23° 229 mm 29 1 2 6
Oct 34° 24° 71 mm 22 9 1 8
Nov 37° 23° 1 mm 2 28 1 8
Dec 37° 21° 0 mm 0 31 2 8

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 38° in january in Nigeria and at least around 21° degrees. In january there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Nigeria.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 40° in february in Nigeria and at least around 22° degrees. In february there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 27 days this month in Nigeria.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 40° in march in Nigeria and at least around 25° degrees. In march there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 12 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Nigeria.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 39° in april in Nigeria and at least around 27° degrees. In april there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 65 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Nigeria.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 36° in may in Nigeria and at least around 26° degrees. In may there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 106 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Nigeria.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 34° in june in Nigeria and at least around 24° degrees. In june there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 93 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Nigeria.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 31° in july in Nigeria and at least around 23° degrees. In july there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 237 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in Nigeria.

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 30° in august in Nigeria and at least around 23° degrees. In august there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 315 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Nigeria.

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 31° in september in Nigeria and at least around 23° degrees. In september there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 229 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in Nigeria.

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 34° in october in Nigeria and at least around 24° degrees. In october there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 71 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Nigeria.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 37° in november in Nigeria and at least around 23° degrees. In november there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Nigeria.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 37° in december in Nigeria and at least around 21° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Nigeria.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

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Weather statistics Nigeria

Weather statistics Nigeria

View all weather statistics from Nigeria per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between Nigeria and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Nigeria

14 day weather forecast Nigeria

The weather for Abuja in Nigeria will be 36° till 39° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or a quite a few rain.

Weather forecast this week
  Su24 Mar Mo25 Mar Tu26 Mar We27 Mar Th28 Mar Fr29 Mar Sa30 Mar
  Bewolkt Broken wolken Broken wolken Broken wolken Gespreide bewolking Bewolkt Broken wolken
Max (°C) 36° 35° 39° 40° 39° 40° 41°
Min (°C) 26° 25° 25° 28° 27° 28° 26°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 30% 10% 10% 0% 0% 0% 15%
Rainfall (mm) 2.3mm 0.6mm 0.7mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0.1mm
UV-index
UV-index 4 7 7 5 10 4 6
Weather forecast next week
  Su31 Mar Mo1 Apr Tu2 Apr We3 Apr Th4 Apr Fr5 Apr Sa6 Apr
  Bewolkt Bewolkt Broken wolken Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Broken wolken Light doucheregen
Max (°C) 38° 34° 41° 42° 41° 38° 39°
Min (°C) 27° 27° 26° 27° 27° 27° 26°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 15% 15% 0% 35% 0% 10% 50%
Rainfall (mm) 0.3mm 1.0mm 0mm 2.9mm 0mm 0.6mm 5.1mm
UV-index
UV-index 4 4 10 11 11 4 4
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About Nigeria

About Nigeria

Nigeria is in the continental part Afrika and the capital is Abuja. It is 923.768 km² with 853 km of coastline and has a population of 193.392.517. In terms of area, the country is 4x as big as United Kingdom. If you want to call Nigeria you have to use +234 or 00234 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2345012457809 or 002345012457809.


Nigeria is in a straight line at 4.767 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 7 hour and 25 min.

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Time difference Nigeria

Time difference Nigeria

In Nigeria it is now 08:13 hour in the morning on sunday 24 march 2019. That is 1 hour later than in United Kingdom. The time zone of Nigeria is Africa/Lagos and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.

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Vaccinations Nigeria

Vaccinations Nigeria

Mandatory vaccinations

  • Cholera

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Nigeria.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis of Meningokokkenziekte
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)
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Currency Nigeria

Currency Nigeria

In Nigeria the Nigeriaanse naira is used to pay.

Exchange rate Nigeriaanse naira op 24 march 2019

1 Nigeriaanse naira = € 0,00 euro
100 Nigeriaanse naira = € 0,24 euro

1 euro = 412,92 Nigeriaanse naira
100 euro = 41.292,04 Nigeriaanse naira

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

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