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Best time to visit Nigeria

Best time to visit Nigeria

The best time to visit Nigeria is in january 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 41°C in february and the lowest is 30°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. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. 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

Climate data from: Abuja
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Day
max °C
MM
rain
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
39 41 41 39 36 34 31 30 31 34 38 38
MM
rain
0 mm 4 mm 8 mm 30 mm 50 mm 45 mm 104 mm 132 mm 94 mm 34 mm 1 mm 0 mm
Vacation Nigeria

Vacation Nigeria

Hotels and apartments in Nigeria

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Climate Nigeria

Climate Nigeria

Climate Nigeria per Month

Climate Nigeria per Month
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Nigeria has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. 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.

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
MM
rain
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
max °C
39 41 41 39 36 34 31 30 31 34 38 38
Night
min °C
21 22 25 26 25 23 22 22 22 23 23 21
MM
rain
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 39° 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 41° 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 41° 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 39° 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 36° 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 34° 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 31° 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 30° 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 31° 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 34° 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 38° 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 38° 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

14 day weather forecast Nigeria

The weather for Abuja in Nigeria will be 28° till 27° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

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

Weather forecast this week
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Sa
20 Jul
Su
21 Jul
Mo
22 Jul
Tu
23 Jul
We
24 Jul
Th
25 Jul
Fr
26 Jul
  Bewolkt Regen Regen Onweer met regen Bewolkt Lichte Regen Bewolkt
Max (°C) 27° 28° 27° 27° 26° 27° 27°
Min (°C) 21° 21° 21° 21° 21° 21° 21°
Rainfall (mm) 4.5
mm
14.4
mm
14.1
mm
12.6
mm
2.2
mm
20.1
mm
1.6
mm
Rainfall (%) 45% 75% 75% 70% 30% 80% 25%
UV-index
UV-index 4 8 6 4 3 4 4

Weather forecast next week
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Sa
27 Jul
Su
28 Jul
Mo
29 Jul
Tu
30 Jul
We
31 Jul
Th
1 Aug
Fr
2 Aug
  Onweer met regen Regen Light doucheregen Broken wolken Regen Bewolkt Onweer met regen
Max (°C) 27° 27° 24° 26° 23° 27° 25°
Min (°C) 21° 21° 21° 21° 21° 21° 20°
Rainfall (mm) 5.1
mm
13.2
mm
8.2
mm
0.6
mm
11.7
mm
1.6
mm
5.6
mm
Rainfall (%) 50% 75% 60% 10% 70% 25% 55%
UV-index
UV-index 5 3 3 4 3 6 4
About Nigeria

About Nigeria

Nigeria is in the continental part Afrika 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 4x as big as United Kingdom. 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 4.785 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 7 hour and 25 min.

Time difference Nigeria

Time difference Nigeria

In Nigeria it is now 05:00 o’clock at night on saturday 20 july 2019. That is equal to the time in United Kingdom. The time zone of Nigeria is Africa/Lagos and the Greenwich time is UTC+01.

Currency Nigeria

Currency Nigeria

In Nigeria the Nigerian naira is used to pay.

Exchange rate Nigerian naira (NGN) 20 july 2019

1 Nigerian naira = 0,00 Pound sterling
100 Nigerian naira = 0,22 Pound sterling

1 Pound sterling = 450,04 Nigerian naira
100 Pound sterling = 45.003,70 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:

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Vaccinations Nigeria

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)
Experiences

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