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

October 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
October is a hot autumn month in Abuja, Nigeria, with temperature in the range of an average low of 20°C (68°F) and an average high of 31°C (87.8°F).

Temperature

In Abuja, Nigeria, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in September - a tropical 31°C (87.8°F). The average low-temperature, is 20°C (68°F).

Rainfall

In Abuja, in October, it is raining for 7 days, with typically 99mm (3.9") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 83 rainfall days, and 1206mm (47.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Abuja, Nigeria, is 11.9h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Abuja. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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 October in Abuja?

The average high-temperature, in October, is 31°C (87.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 20°C (68°F).

How much does it rain in Abuja in October?

In Abuja, in October, it is raining for 7 days, with typically 99mm (3.9") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in October in Abuja?

The average length of the day in October in Abuja is 11.9h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Abuja?

In October, the average sunshine is 8h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Abuja?

Months with the highest UV index are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Abuja?

In Abuja, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 12. 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 October - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in October: 31°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 October: 20°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 October - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in October: 99mm

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

Average rainfall days in October - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in October: 7 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 October / Average sunshine in October - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in October: 11.9h

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 October: 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 October - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average UV index in October: 12

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).