Benue, Nigeria Climate

Weather: 26.65°C/79.97°F, Wind SW at 2.19 km/h, 75% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Benue Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 146.02 meters (479.07 feet) above sea level, Benue has a Tropical wet and dry or savanna climate (Classification: Aw). The city’s yearly temperature is 29.38ºC (84.88ºF) and it is -0.08% lower than Nigeria’s averages. Benue typically receives about 135.2 millimeters (5.32 inches) of precipitation and has 160.01 rainy days (43.84% of the time) annually.

CountryNigeria
Longitude8.7403687
Latitude7.3369024
Attitude/Elevation146.02m (479.07ft)
Local timeThursday 16:13
Annual high temperature33.09ºC (91.56ºF)
Annual low temperature24.2ºC (75.56ºF)
Average annual precip.135.2mm (5.32in)
Warmest monthFebruary (37.74ºC / 99.93ºF)
Coldest MonthAugust (22.07ºC / 71.73ºF)
Wettest MonthSeptember (359.37mm / 14.15in)
Driest MonthDecember (1.52mm / 0.06in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)160.01 days (43.84%)
Days with no rain204.99 days (56.16%)
Humidity61.51%

Climate Benue: Monthly Averages

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)42.0(107.6)43.0(109.4)45.0(113.0)45.0(113.0)41.0(105.8)37.0(98.6)33.0(91.4)32.0(89.6)33.0(91.4)35.0(95.0)39.0(102.2)40.0(104.0)45.0(113.0)
Average high °C (°F)36.24(97.23)37.74(99.93)37.67(99.81)36.12(97.02)33.24(91.83)30.78(87.4)28.66(83.59)28.04(82.47)28.67(83.61)30.58(87.04)34.03(93.25)35.34(95.61)33.09(91.56)
Daily mean °C (°F)30.55(86.99)32.65(90.77)33.45(92.21)32.27(90.09)29.92(85.86)27.67(81.81)25.91(78.64)25.57(78.03)26.18(79.12)27.85(82.13)30.19(86.34)30.33(86.59)29.38(84.88)
Average low °C (°F)22.63(72.73)25.52(77.94)27.55(81.59)26.52(79.74)25.04(77.07)23.37(74.07)22.27(72.09)22.07(71.73)22.78(73.0)24.26(75.67)24.94(76.89)23.42(74.16)24.2(75.56)
Record low °C (°F)15.0(59.0)17.0(62.6)22.0(71.6)22.0(71.6)22.0(71.6)18.0(64.4)18.0(64.4)17.0(62.6)19.0(66.2)21.0(69.8)21.0(69.8)17.0(62.6)15.0(59.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches)5.19(0.2)16.22(0.64)42.45(1.67)76.63(3.02)131.2(5.17)139.24(5.48)300.52(11.83)347.89(13.7)359.37(14.15)185.05(7.29)17.15(0.68)1.52(0.06)135.2(5.32)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)1.03.06.5510.7315.9116.9126.2728.0927.020.553.640.3613.33
Average relative humidity (%)27.2636.748.1556.8468.8677.1983.3585.5585.2179.3658.1531.4861.51
Mean monthly sunshine hours11.5711.4911.3111.1410.649.719.038.638.9810.1811.3511.5610.47

Climate Graph

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

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Benue Temperature by Month

March
33.45°C | 92.21°F
February
32.65°C | 90.77°F
April
32.27°C | 90.09°F
January
30.55°C | 86.99°F
December
30.33°C | 86.59°F
November
30.19°C | 86.34°F
May
29.92°C | 85.86°F
October
27.85°C | 82.13°F
June
27.67°C | 81.81°F
September
26.18°C | 79.12°F
July
25.91°C | 78.64°F
August
25.57°C | 78.03°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature37.0°C (98.6°F)34.43°C (93.97°F)32.0°C (89.6°F)
Avg Temperature33.0°C (91.4°F)30.87°C (87.57°F)29.0°C (84.2°F)
Min Temperature27.0°C (80.6°F)25.87°C (78.57°F)24.0°C (75.2°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point23.0°C (73.4°F)20.77°C (69.39°F)11.0°C (51.8°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation4.2mm | 0.17in0.32mm | 0.01in0.0mm | 0in9.7mm | 0.38in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind9.0kmh | 5.59mph6.7kmh | 4.16mph4.0kmh | 2.49mph
Gust Wind14.0kmh | 8.7mph10.83kmh | 6.73mph7.0kmh | 4.35mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure4.2mb0.32mb0.0mb
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Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
November° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2012-11-0131 | 87.822 | 71.6666 | 3.7329.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2012-11-0229 | 84.222 | 71.6719 | 5.5929.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2012-11-0329 | 84.222 | 71.6739 | 5.5929.85 | 10110.4 | 0.02
2012-11-0429 | 84.222 | 71.6738 | 4.9729.85 | 10110.0 | 0.0
2012-11-0529 | 84.222 | 71.6728 | 4.9729.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2012-11-0630 | 86.022 | 71.6687 | 4.3529.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2012-11-0730 | 86.023 | 73.4738 | 4.9729.85 | 10110.9 | 0.04
2012-11-0830 | 86.023 | 73.4736 | 3.7329.83 | 10104.2 | 0.17
2012-11-0930 | 86.023 | 73.4696 | 3.7329.8 | 10091.0 | 0.04
2012-11-1031 | 87.821 | 69.8626 | 3.7329.8 | 10090.0 | 0.0
2012-11-1130 | 86.022 | 71.6686 | 3.7329.83 | 10100.5 | 0.02
2012-11-1230 | 86.023 | 73.4697 | 4.3529.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2012-11-1331 | 87.823 | 73.4686 | 3.7329.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2012-11-1432 | 89.622 | 71.6656 | 3.7329.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2012-11-1532 | 89.621 | 69.8617 | 4.3529.8 | 10090.0 | 0.0
2012-11-1632 | 89.615 | 59.0435 | 3.1129.8 | 10090.0 | 0.0
2012-11-1732 | 89.615 | 59.0404 | 2.4929.8 | 10090.0 | 0.0
2012-11-1830 | 86.020 | 68.0578 | 4.9729.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2012-11-1931 | 87.822 | 71.6658 | 4.9729.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2012-11-2031 | 87.822 | 71.6647 | 4.3529.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2012-11-2131 | 87.822 | 71.6648 | 4.9729.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2012-11-2232 | 89.622 | 71.6637 | 4.3529.8 | 10090.0 | 0.0
2012-11-2332 | 89.622 | 71.6606 | 3.7329.8 | 10090.0 | 0.0
2012-11-2432 | 89.622 | 71.6616 | 3.7329.8 | 10090.2 | 0.01
2012-11-2533 | 91.422 | 71.6607 | 4.3529.8 | 10090.1 | 0.0
2012-11-2631 | 87.823 | 73.4669 | 5.5929.85 | 10111.4 | 0.06
2012-11-2731 | 87.821 | 69.8636 | 3.7329.85 | 10111.0 | 0.04
2012-11-2832 | 89.618 | 64.4526 | 3.7329.83 | 10100.0 | 0.0
2012-11-2931 | 87.813 | 55.4385 | 3.1129.8 | 10090.0 | 0.0
2012-11-3032 | 89.611 | 51.8334 | 2.4929.77 | 10080.0 | 0.0

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