Onitsha, Anambra, Nigeria Climate

Weather: 30.29°C/86.52°F, Wind SW at 1.2 km/h, 49% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

Onitsha Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of None meters (0 feet) above sea level, Onitsha has a Tropical wet and dry or savanna climate (Classification: Aw). The district’s yearly temperature is 29.08ºC (84.34ºF) and it is -0.38% lower than Nigeria’s averages. Onitsha typically receives about 213.02 millimeters (8.39 inches) of precipitation and has 244.13 rainy days (66.88% of the time) annually.

CountryNigeria
CityAnambra
Longitude6.7923994
Latitude6.1329419
Attitude/ElevationNonem (0ft)
Local timeSaturday 19:11
Annual high temperature32.98ºC (91.36ºF)
Annual low temperature23.86ºC (74.95ºF)
Average annual precip.213.02mm (8.39in)
Warmest monthFebruary (37.02ºC / 98.64ºF)
Coldest MonthAugust (22.45ºC / 72.41ºF)
Wettest MonthSeptember (467.41mm / 18.4in)
Driest MonthDecember (15.68mm / 0.62in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)244.13 days (66.88%)
Days with no rain120.87 days (33.12%)
Humidity73.57%

Climate Onitsha: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)42.13(107.83)43.13(109.63)42.13(107.83)41.13(106.03)37.11(98.8)34.11(93.4)33.1(91.58)32.1(89.78)33.1(91.58)36.11(97.0)38.12(100.62)40.12(104.22)43.13(109.63)
Average high °C (°F)36.89(98.4)37.02(98.64)35.83(96.49)34.9(94.82)32.97(91.35)30.46(86.83)28.99(84.18)28.86(83.95)29.44(84.99)31.19(88.14)33.78(92.8)35.42(95.76)32.98(91.36)
Daily mean °C (°F)31.37(88.47)32.05(89.69)31.6(88.88)30.83(87.49)29.32(84.78)27.35(81.23)26.18(79.12)26.01(78.82)26.44(79.59)27.67(81.81)29.59(85.26)30.58(87.04)29.08(84.34)
Average low °C (°F)23.06(73.51)24.89(76.8)25.81(78.46)25.54(77.97)24.7(76.46)23.38(74.08)22.72(72.9)22.45(72.41)23.0(73.4)23.47(74.25)23.99(75.18)23.34(74.01)23.86(74.95)
Record low °C (°F)17.05(62.69)20.06(68.11)23.07(73.53)23.07(73.53)22.07(71.73)21.07(69.93)20.06(68.11)20.06(68.11)21.07(69.93)21.07(69.93)22.07(71.73)20.06(68.11)17.05(62.69)
Average precipitation mm (inches)16.78(0.66)57.03(2.25)105.6(4.16)136.26(5.36)211.37(8.32)292.11(11.5)425.1(16.74)427.87(16.85)467.41(18.4)310.55(12.23)90.45(3.56)15.68(0.62)213.02(8.39)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)4.9312.1319.2421.0724.9927.6429.7327.9129.0927.6415.784.0120.34
Average relative humidity (%)46.4758.5966.1471.5479.185.9288.0787.6588.2984.7874.4251.7773.57
Mean monthly sunshine hours11.4611.1810.5710.6910.299.518.598.278.779.7710.7211.1610.08

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of Onitsha in recent years.

Onitsha

Onitsha Temperature by Month

February
32.05°C | 89.69°F
March
31.6°C | 88.88°F
January
31.37°C | 88.47°F
April
30.83°C | 87.49°F
December
30.58°C | 87.04°F
November
29.59°C | 85.26°F
May
29.32°C | 84.78°F
October
27.67°C | 81.81°F
June
27.35°C | 81.23°F
September
26.44°C | 79.59°F
July
26.18°C | 79.12°F
August
26.01°C | 78.82°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature36.11°C (97.0°F)33.72°C (92.7°F)27.08°C (80.74°F)
Avg Temperature31.1°C (87.98°F)29.93°C (85.87°F)25.08°C (77.14°F)
Min Temperature26.08°C (78.94°F)24.72°C (76.5°F)23.07°C (73.53°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point24.07°C (75.33°F)22.88°C (73.18°F)21.07°C (69.93°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation20.66mm | 0.81in6.51mm | 0.26in0.0mm | 0in201.82mm | 7.95in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind11.03kmh | 6.85mph8.22kmh | 5.11mph5.02kmh | 3.12mph
Gust Wind17.05kmh | 10.59mph12.1kmh | 7.52mph7.02kmh | 4.36mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure20.66mb6.51mb0.0mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
May° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2017-05-0131.1 | 87.9823.07 | 73.537310.03 | 6.2329.92 | 1013.133.21 | 0.13
2017-05-0231.1 | 87.9823.07 | 73.537210.03 | 6.2329.92 | 1013.137.12 | 0.28
2017-05-0330.09 | 86.1623.07 | 73.537710.03 | 6.2329.92 | 1013.138.73 | 0.34
2017-05-0430.09 | 86.1622.07 | 71.73729.03 | 5.6129.92 | 1013.139.03 | 0.36
2017-05-0531.1 | 87.9823.07 | 73.53718.02 | 4.9829.95 | 1014.135.22 | 0.21
2017-05-0631.1 | 87.9823.07 | 73.537110.03 | 6.2329.95 | 1014.131.81 | 0.07
2017-05-0730.09 | 86.1622.07 | 71.73715.02 | 3.1229.89 | 1012.131.3 | 0.05
2017-05-0831.1 | 87.9822.07 | 71.73679.03 | 5.6129.92 | 1013.132.91 | 0.11
2017-05-0929.09 | 84.3624.07 | 75.33807.02 | 4.3629.92 | 1013.1320.66 | 0.81
2017-05-1029.09 | 84.3623.07 | 73.53767.02 | 4.3629.92 | 1013.130.1 | 0.0
2017-05-1131.1 | 87.9823.07 | 73.53728.02 | 4.9829.95 | 1014.132.91 | 0.11
2017-05-1231.1 | 87.9823.07 | 73.53727.02 | 4.3629.95 | 1014.135.22 | 0.21
2017-05-1330.09 | 86.1624.07 | 75.337710.03 | 6.2329.95 | 1014.137.92 | 0.31
2017-05-1430.09 | 86.1624.07 | 75.337711.03 | 6.8529.95 | 1014.1310.33 | 0.41
2017-05-1530.09 | 86.1623.07 | 73.537811.03 | 6.8529.95 | 1014.1311.23 | 0.44
2017-05-1627.08 | 80.7423.07 | 73.53856.02 | 3.7430.01 | 1016.1413.54 | 0.53
2017-05-1730.09 | 86.1621.07 | 69.93705.02 | 3.1229.95 | 1014.130.0 | 0
2017-05-1831.1 | 87.9821.07 | 69.93667.02 | 4.3629.95 | 1014.130.0 | 0
2017-05-1930.09 | 86.1623.07 | 73.53749.03 | 5.6129.95 | 1014.134.81 | 0.19
2017-05-2031.1 | 87.9823.07 | 73.53746.02 | 3.7429.98 | 1015.145.12 | 0.2
2017-05-2130.09 | 86.1623.07 | 73.53768.02 | 4.9829.95 | 1014.138.73 | 0.34
2017-05-2230.09 | 86.1623.07 | 73.537810.03 | 6.2329.92 | 1013.1310.43 | 0.41
2017-05-2330.09 | 86.1623.07 | 73.53779.03 | 5.6129.92 | 1013.136.52 | 0.26
2017-05-2427.08 | 80.7423.07 | 73.53869.03 | 5.6129.95 | 1014.130.9 | 0.04
2017-05-2525.08 | 77.1423.07 | 73.53907.02 | 4.3630.01 | 1016.1415.95 | 0.63
2017-05-2630.09 | 86.1622.07 | 71.73725.02 | 3.1230.01 | 1016.148.43 | 0.33
2017-05-2729.09 | 84.3623.07 | 73.53765.02 | 3.1230.01 | 1016.148.33 | 0.33
2017-05-2830.09 | 86.1622.07 | 71.73707.02 | 4.3630.01 | 1016.140.0 | 0
2017-05-2930.09 | 86.1623.07 | 73.537611.03 | 6.8530.01 | 1016.144.11 | 0.16
2017-05-3030.09 | 86.1623.07 | 73.537411.03 | 6.8530.01 | 1016.143.91 | 0.15
2017-05-3130.09 | 86.1623.07 | 73.53777.02 | 4.3630.04 | 1017.1413.34 | 0.53

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