Best time to visit, weather and climate Nigeria

Best time to visit Nigeria

The best time to visit Nigeria is in january and february and april until december, when you will have a warm till very hot temperature and none till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Nigeria is 40°C in march and the lowest is 29°C in august.

The average climate figure for Nigeria is an 8,4. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Nigeria has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Nigeria or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.



Climate Nigeria per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
38°C 39°C 40°C 38°C 35°C 33°C 30°C 29°C 30°C 33°C 36°C 36°C
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Climate Nigeria

Nigeria has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. 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.


Climate Nigeria

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 38°C 39°C 40°C 38°C 35°C 33°C 30°C 29°C 30°C 33°C 36°C 36°C
Night 21°C 22°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 21°C
Precip 0
mm
4
mm
8
mm
30
mm
50
mm
45
mm
104
mm
132
mm
94
mm
34
mm
1
mm
0
mm
Rain
days
0 2 5 11 15 16 25 26 25 15 1 0
Dry
days
31 26 26 19 16 14 6 5 5 16 29 31
Sun hours
per day
10 10 10 10 9 9 7 6 8 9 10 10
Wind force
in 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
 


Climate Nigeria january

On average, it is maximum 38° in january in Nigeria and at least around 21° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Nigeria.

Climate Nigeria february

On average, it is maximum 39° in february in Nigeria and at least around 22° degrees. In february there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 4 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in Nigeria.

Climate Nigeria march

On average, it is maximum 40° in march in Nigeria and at least around 25° degrees. In march there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 8 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in Nigeria.

Climate Nigeria april

On average, it is maximum 38° in april in Nigeria and at least around 26° degrees. In april there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 30 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Nigeria.

Climate Nigeria may

On average, it is maximum 35° in may in Nigeria and at least around 25° degrees. In may there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 50 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Nigeria.

Climate Nigeria june

On average, it is maximum 33° in june in Nigeria and at least around 23° degrees. In june there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 45 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Nigeria.

Climate Nigeria july

On average, it is maximum 30° in july in Nigeria and at least around 22° degrees. In july there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 104 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in Nigeria.

Climate Nigeria august

On average, it is maximum 29° in august in Nigeria and at least around 22° degrees. In august there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 132 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Nigeria.

Climate Nigeria september

On average, it is maximum 30° in september in Nigeria and at least around 22° degrees. In september there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 94 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in Nigeria.

Climate Nigeria october

On average, it is maximum 33° in october in Nigeria and at least around 23° degrees. In october there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 34 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Nigeria.

Climate Nigeria november

On average, it is maximum 36° in november in Nigeria and at least around 23° degrees. In november there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Nigeria.

Climate Nigeria december

On average, it is maximum 36° in december in Nigeria and at least around 21° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Nigeria.

14 day weather forecast Nigeria

The weather for Abuja in Nigeria will be 28° till 33° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

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

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Th
1 Oct
Bewolkt 28°C 21°C 1.3 mm 30% 2m/s 5
Fr
2 Oct
Zware Regen 28°C 22°C 16 mm 85% 1m/s 5
Sa
3 Oct
Lichte regen 27°C 21°C 6.3 mm 70% 2m/s 3
Su
4 Oct
Lichte regen 29°C 21°C 7.1 mm 70% 1m/s 6
Mo
5 Oct
Regen 31°C 22°C 13 mm 80% 1m/s 8
Tu
6 Oct
Lichte regen 30°C 22°C 7.3 mm 70% 1m/s 3
We
7 Oct
Bewolkt 28°C 22°C 3.8 mm 55% 2m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Th
8 Oct
Regen 28°C 22°C 12 mm 80% 1m/s 4
Fr
9 Oct
Zware Regen 27°C 21°C 16 mm 85% 1m/s 3
Sa
10 Oct
Bewolkt 29°C 21°C 1.8 mm 40% 2m/s 1
Su
11 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 31°C 22°C 0.3 mm 10% 1m/s 1
Mo
12 Oct
Lichte regen 30°C 23°C 5.6 mm 65% 1m/s 1
Tu
13 Oct
Bewolkt 30°C 22°C 1.9 mm 40% 2m/s 1
We
14 Oct
Bewolkt 33°C 22°C 4.7 mm 60% 1m/s 1

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Hotels and apartments in Nigeria

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Flight tickets to Nigeria

You can fly to Nigeria at these well-known airports:

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

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About Nigeria

Nigeria is in the continental part Africa and the capital is Abuja. The total surface is 923.768 km² with 853 km of coastline and the population consists of 193.392.517 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 118x bigger than Singapore. If you want to call Nigeria you have to use +234 or 00234 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2345012457809 or 002345012457809.

Nigeria is in a straight line at 10.553 km distance from Singapore. From Changi Airport Singapore the flight time is about 13 hours15.

Currency Nigeria

In Nigeria the Nigerian naira is used to pay.

Exchange rate Nigerian naira (NGN) 1 october 2020

1 Nigerian naira = 0,00 Singapore dollar
100 Nigerian naira = 0,36 Singapore dollar

1 Singapore dollar = 280,88 Nigerian naira
100 Singapore dollar = 28.088,31 Nigerian naira

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
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MasterCard Nearby
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Time difference Nigeria

In Nigeria it is now 18:44 o’clock in the evening on wednesday 30 september 2020. That is 7 hour earlier than in Singapore. The time zone of Nigeria is Africa/Lagos and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.

Vaccinations Nigeria

Mandatory vaccinations

  • Cholera

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Nigeria.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis of Meningokokkenziekte
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)