Nigeria Climatic Classifications

Summary: Most regions (24) in Nigeria lie in the Tropical wet and dry or savanna climate zone (Köppen: Aw). The mean average of annual temperatures range from a high of 32.53°C (90.55°F) in Borno to a low of 26.55°C (79.79°F) in Rivers.

Climate Nigeria: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)39.52(103.14)41.22(106.2)41.86(107.35)42.75(108.95)42.83(109.09)40.16(104.29)35.96(96.73)33.43(92.17)36.37(97.47)38.73(101.71)37.79(100.02)38.19(100.74)42.83(109.09)
Average high °C (°F)35.55(95.99)36.9(98.42)37.39(99.3)37.22(99.0)35.41(95.74)32.86(91.15)30.39(86.7)29.38(84.88)30.61(87.1)32.84(91.11)34.56(94.21)34.55(94.19)33.97(93.15)
Daily mean °C (°F)29.26(84.67)30.9(87.62)32.08(89.74)32.38(90.28)31.25(88.25)29.23(84.61)27.23(81.01)26.33(79.39)27.23(81.01)28.85(83.93)29.79(85.62)29.02(84.24)29.46(85.03)
Average low °C (°F)20.27(68.49)22.44(72.39)24.59(76.26)25.67(78.21)25.7(78.26)24.36(75.85)23.12(73.62)22.45(72.41)22.94(73.29)23.57(74.43)23.06(73.51)21.04(69.87)23.27(73.89)
Record low °C (°F)13.83(56.89)16.62(61.92)20.71(69.28)23.04(73.47)22.5(72.5)21.7(71.06)20.4(68.72)19.87(67.77)20.48(68.86)21.26(70.27)20.14(68.25)16.07(60.93)13.83(56.89)
Average precipitation mm (inches)16.89(0.66)39.15(1.54)68.0(2.68)95.19(3.75)151.13(5.95)190.8(7.51)277.51(10.93)318.6(12.54)285.52(11.24)176.14(6.93)61.23(2.41)14.97(0.59)141.26(5.56)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)3.186.710.8713.3217.7419.8524.7425.3223.6718.029.063.2614.64
Average relative humidity (%)36.1841.5546.8253.6263.5571.0577.6781.679.4569.3252.7539.3859.41
Mean monthly sunshine hours11.4111.2811.0411.0710.9910.439.539.019.5510.3110.4510.9810.5

Nigeria Climate Graph

Nigeria

Nigeria’s Cities by Temperature

Nigeria’s states/regions ranking by average yearly temperature:

Borno
32.53°C | 90.55°F
Sokoto
31.67°C | 89.01°F
Niger
31.39°C | 88.5°F
Yobe
31.29°C | 88.32°F
Kebbi
31.26°C | 88.27°F
Jigawa
31.23°C | 88.21°F
Katsina
30.89°C | 87.6°F
Adamawa
30.81°C | 87.46°F
Kano
30.75°C | 87.35°F
Gombe
30.54°C | 86.97°F
Taraba
30.32°C | 86.58°F
Zamfara
30.22°C | 86.4°F
Kogi
29.88°C | 85.78°F
Abuja Federal Capital Territory
29.77°C | 85.59°F
Kwara
29.54°C | 85.17°F
Nasarawa
29.39°C | 84.9°F
Benue
29.38°C | 84.88°F
Ebonyi
29.34°C | 84.81°F
Ogun
29.34°C | 84.81°F
Anambra
28.99°C | 84.18°F
Bauchi
28.97°C | 84.15°F
Imo
28.88°C | 83.98°F
Oyo
28.82°C | 83.88°F
Edo
28.78°C | 83.8°F
Abia
28.68°C | 83.62°F
Lagos
28.67°C | 83.61°F
Bayelsa
28.64°C | 83.55°F
Delta
28.64°C | 83.55°F
Cross River
28.5°C | 83.3°F
Akwa Ibom
28.47°C | 83.25°F
Kaduna
28.46°C | 83.23°F
Ondo
28.42°C | 83.16°F
Osun
28.35°C | 83.03°F
Enugu
28.27°C | 82.89°F
Ekiti
27.9°C | 82.22°F
Plateau
26.6°C | 79.88°F
Rivers
26.55°C | 79.79°F

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