Nigeria
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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.

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In the table below you can quickly find the average weather per month in Nigeria, the monthly temperatures or the most rainfall. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Nigeria by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 38 39 40 38 35 33 30 29 30 33 36 36
Precipitation (mm) 0 4 8 30 50 45 104 132 94 34 1 0

Weather data from: Abuja




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Nigeria weather

The weather for Nigeria over the next 14 days will be 22°C till 29° with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The weather forecast for Nigeria is based on the weather in Abuja.

5-day weather forecast Nigeria

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Friday
12 august
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28°C
21°C
13.1 mm
80%
2 Bft
SW
6
Saturday
13 august
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24°C
22°C
9.1 mm
75%
2 Bft
WSW
4
Sunday
14 august
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22°C
21°C
17.8 mm
85%
2 Bft
SW
4
Monday
15 august
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22°C
21°C
4.1 mm
60%
2 Bft
SW
4
Tuesday
16 august
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26°C
21°C
3.7 mm
55%
2 Bft
WSW
8

View the 14 day weather forecast for Nigeria


Climate 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.

Nigeria

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 0 4 8 30 50 45 104 132 94 34 1 0
Days with rain - 2 5 11 15 16 25 26 25 15 1 -
Dry days 31 26 26 19 16 14 6 5 5 16 29 31
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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
UV-index 7 8 8 8 7 7 6 5 7 7 7 7

Weather data from: Abuja

Nigeria weather by month

What is the average Nigeria weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Nigeria?

Nigeria lies in a straight line about 7,084 km from Pakistan (Islamabad → Abuja).

How long is the flight to Nigeria?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Nigeria is approximately 9 hours.

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What are the largest airports in Nigeria?

These are the largest airports in Nigeria:

  • Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos
  • Mallam Aminu International Airport in Kano
  • Ibadan Airport in Ibadan
  • Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja
  • Kaduna Airport in Kaduna
  • Benin Airport in Benin City
  • Port Harcourt International Airport in Port Harcourt
  • Maiduguri International Airport in Maiduguri
  • Warri Airport in Warri
  • Yakubu Gowon Airport in Jos

How many inhabitants does Nigeria have?

Nigeria has 193,392,517 inhabitants.

How big is Nigeria?

The surface area of Nigeria is 923,768 km². It is 1,5x bigger than Pakistan.

What is the capital of Nigeria?

The capital of Nigeria is Abuja.

What is the currency of Nigeria?

In Nigeria, the Nigerian naira (NGN) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 12 August 2022

  • 1 Pakistani rupee = 2.40 Nigerian naira
  • 1 Nigerian naira = 0.42 Pakistani rupee
  • 100 Pakistani rupee = 240.48 Nigerian naira
  • 100 Nigerian naira = 41.58 Pakistani rupee

What is the area code of Nigeria?

The area code to call Nigeria is +234.