Abuja Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria Climate

Weather: 30.24°C/86.43°F, Wind SW at 2.57 km/h, 66% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

Abuja Federal Capital Territory Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 455.89 meters (1495.7 feet) above sea level, Abuja Federal Capital Territory has a Tropical wet and dry or savanna climate (Classification: Aw). The city’s yearly temperature is 29.77ºC (85.59ºF) and it is 0.31% higher than Nigeria’s averages. Abuja Federal Capital Territory typically receives about 122.12 millimeters (4.81 inches) of precipitation and has 145.37 rainy days (39.83% of the time) annually.

CountryNigeria
Longitude7.398574
Latitude9.0764785
Attitude/Elevation455.89m (1495.7ft)
Local timeSaturday 05:51
Annual high temperature34.77ºC (94.59ºF)
Annual low temperature22.83ºC (73.09ºF)
Average annual precip.122.12mm (4.81in)
Warmest monthMarch (39.84ºC / 103.71ºF)
Coldest MonthJanuary (20.81ºC / 69.46ºF)
Wettest MonthAugust (376.68mm / 14.83in)
Driest MonthDecember (0.0mm / 0in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)145.37 days (39.83%)
Days with no rain219.63 days (60.17%)
Humidity55.32%

Climate Abuja Federal Capital Territory: Monthly Averages

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)42.0(107.6)45.0(113.0)45.0(113.0)45.0(113.0)42.0(107.6)39.0(102.2)36.0(96.8)34.0(93.2)35.0(95.0)37.0(98.6)40.0(104.0)41.0(105.8)45.0(113.0)
Average high °C (°F)37.77(99.99)39.47(103.05)39.84(103.71)38.57(101.43)35.43(95.77)32.84(91.11)29.82(85.68)28.49(83.28)29.68(85.42)32.53(90.55)36.24(97.23)36.58(97.84)34.77(94.59)
Daily mean °C (°F)30.67(87.21)32.39(90.3)33.52(92.34)33.22(91.8)30.96(87.73)28.81(83.86)26.56(79.81)25.53(77.95)26.33(79.39)28.31(82.96)30.63(87.13)30.28(86.5)29.77(85.59)
Average low °C (°F)20.81(69.46)22.5(72.5)24.61(76.3)25.77(78.39)24.8(76.64)23.17(73.71)22.07(71.73)21.52(70.74)21.93(71.47)22.62(72.72)22.76(72.97)21.39(70.5)22.83(73.09)
Record low °C (°F)15.0(59.0)16.0(60.8)17.0(62.6)20.0(68.0)22.0(71.6)18.0(64.4)19.0(66.2)19.0(66.2)20.0(68.0)19.0(66.2)19.0(66.2)17.0(62.6)15.0(59.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches)0.22(0.01)4.7(0.19)18.33(0.72)68.03(2.68)167.49(6.59)133.23(5.25)315.46(12.42)376.68(14.83)280.07(11.03)98.99(3.9)2.18(0.09)0.0(0)122.12(4.81)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)0.01.03.369.5517.6418.2726.027.1826.8215.00.550.012.11
Average relative humidity (%)20.0427.136.9950.4164.6773.2782.4786.7184.772.7841.7422.9155.32
Mean monthly sunshine hours11.611.5711.4911.3811.1510.419.38.99.5310.811.5811.5910.78

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of Abuja Federal Capital Territory in recent years.

Abuja Federal Capital Territory

Abuja Federal Capital Territory Temperature by Month

March
33.52°C | 92.34°F
April
33.22°C | 91.8°F
February
32.39°C | 90.3°F
May
30.96°C | 87.73°F
January
30.67°C | 87.21°F
November
30.63°C | 87.13°F
December
30.28°C | 86.5°F
June
28.81°C | 83.86°F
October
28.31°C | 82.96°F
July
26.56°C | 79.81°F
September
26.33°C | 79.39°F
August
25.53°C | 77.95°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature36.0°C (96.8°F)33.26°C (91.87°F)30.0°C (86.0°F)
Avg Temperature31.0°C (87.8°F)28.77°C (83.79°F)27.0°C (80.6°F)
Min Temperature24.0°C (75.2°F)23.1°C (73.58°F)22.0°C (71.6°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point23.0°C (73.4°F)21.52°C (70.74°F)17.0°C (62.6°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation14.2mm | 0.56in2.04mm | 0.08in0.0mm | 0in63.1mm | 2.48in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind6.0kmh | 3.73mph4.74kmh | 2.95mph3.0kmh | 1.86mph
Gust Wind10.0kmh | 6.21mph8.03kmh | 4.99mph5.0kmh | 3.11mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure14.2mb2.04mb0.0mb
Abuja Federal Capital Territory

Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
October° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2015-10-0128 | 82.422 | 71.6805 | 3.1129.83 | 10100.8 | 0.03
2015-10-0228 | 82.423 | 73.4806 | 3.7329.83 | 10101.8 | 0.07
2015-10-0327 | 80.623 | 73.4836 | 3.7329.85 | 10112.7 | 0.11
2015-10-0427 | 80.622 | 71.6796 | 3.7329.91 | 10131.2 | 0.05
2015-10-0529 | 84.222 | 71.6745 | 3.1129.91 | 10130.4 | 0.02
2015-10-0628 | 82.422 | 71.6764 | 2.4929.91 | 10130.1 | 0.0
2015-10-0727 | 80.623 | 73.4825 | 3.1129.88 | 10129.1 | 0.36
2015-10-0827 | 80.622 | 71.6795 | 3.1129.91 | 10135.3 | 0.21
2015-10-0928 | 82.421 | 69.8736 | 3.7329.91 | 10130.0 | 0.0
2015-10-1029 | 84.221 | 69.8703 | 1.8629.88 | 10121.8 | 0.07
2015-10-1128 | 82.423 | 73.4804 | 2.4929.91 | 101314.2 | 0.56
2015-10-1229 | 84.222 | 71.6745 | 3.1129.91 | 10131.8 | 0.07
2015-10-1330 | 86.022 | 71.6725 | 3.1129.88 | 10120.0 | 0.0
2015-10-1428 | 82.422 | 71.6766 | 3.7329.85 | 10111.1 | 0.04
2015-10-1529 | 84.223 | 73.4784 | 2.4929.85 | 10111.2 | 0.05
2015-10-1630 | 86.021 | 69.8715 | 3.1129.85 | 10110.8 | 0.03
2015-10-1729 | 84.223 | 73.4785 | 3.1129.85 | 10111.0 | 0.04
2015-10-1828 | 82.422 | 71.6785 | 3.1129.88 | 10120.7 | 0.03
2015-10-1930 | 86.021 | 69.8695 | 3.1129.88 | 10120.5 | 0.02
2015-10-2030 | 86.022 | 71.6754 | 2.4929.88 | 10126.3 | 0.25
2015-10-2130 | 86.022 | 71.6714 | 2.4929.85 | 10111.7 | 0.07
2015-10-2229 | 84.222 | 71.6746 | 3.7329.88 | 10120.9 | 0.04
2015-10-2331 | 87.822 | 71.6714 | 2.4929.88 | 10120.3 | 0.01
2015-10-2429 | 84.220 | 68.0625 | 3.1129.85 | 10110.7 | 0.03
2015-10-2530 | 86.021 | 69.8685 | 3.1129.88 | 10120.8 | 0.03
2015-10-2630 | 86.022 | 71.6714 | 2.4929.85 | 10114.8 | 0.19
2015-10-2729 | 84.222 | 71.6765 | 3.1129.88 | 10123.1 | 0.12
2015-10-2827 | 80.620 | 68.0704 | 2.4929.88 | 10120.0 | 0.0
2015-10-2929 | 84.218 | 64.4613 | 1.8629.85 | 10110.0 | 0.0
2015-10-3029 | 84.219 | 66.2664 | 2.4929.85 | 10110.0 | 0.0
2015-10-3130 | 86.017 | 62.6574 | 2.4929.85 | 10110.0 | 0.0

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