Abuja
Nigeria
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Abuja, Nigeria

The biggest mosque in West Africa, Abuja National Mosque, in Abuja, Nigeria
The biggest mosque in West Africa, Abuja National Mosque, in Abuja, Nigeria
January, like December, is another tropical winter month in Abuja, Nigeria, with average temperature ranging between max 33°C (91.4°F) and min 18°C (64.4°F).

Temperature

In Abuja, Nigeria, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in December - a still hot 33°C (91.4°F). In January, the average low-temperature is 18°C (64.4°F).

Rainfall

In Abuja, 2mm (0.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, 1206mm (47.5") of rain is accumulated.

Daylight

In Abuja, the average length of the day is 11.7h.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in January is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 11 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim.

What is the temperature in January in Abuja?

The average high-temperature, in January, is 33°C (91.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 18°C (64.4°F).

How much does it rain in Abuja in January?

Throughout January, in Abuja, 2mm (0.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Abuja have in January?

In January, the average length of the day is 11.7h.

How long on average sun shines in January in Abuja?

In Abuja, the average sunshine in January is 8h.

How high is the UV index in January in Abuja?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Abuja, Nigeria, is 11. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in January: 33°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February and March (35°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 18°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are March and April (23°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (17°C).

Average rainfall in January - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in January: 2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (238mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (1mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in January: 0 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (16 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February, November and December (0 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in January: 11.7h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 8h

Months with most sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in January - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average UV index in January: 11

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).