Monthly weather forecast and climate
Lagos, Nigeria

A lit city building in Lagos, Nigeria, with other city structures, seen from River Niger
A lit city building in Lagos, Nigeria, with other city structures, seen from River Niger

The best time to visit Lagos

The best months for a swim in Lagos, Nigeria, are January, February, November and December, with a perfect temperature - varying between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F), and scarce rainfall.

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Lagos, Nigeria, is another hot winter month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 32.2°C (90°F) and an average low of 22.3°C (72.1°F). The perfect water temperature of 27.7°C (81.9°F) with 14.3mm (0.56") of accumulated rainfall and only 1.5 rainfall days, makes January a great period for swimming and other water activities. Weather in January »

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is another hot month in Lagos, Nigeria, with average temperature ranging between max 33.1°C (91.6°F) and min 23.5°C (74.3°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 28.3°C (82.9°F) and only 2.7 rainfall days, with 42mm (1.65") of accumulated rainfall, makes February the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in February »

Weather in March

The first month of the spring, March, is also a hot month in Lagos, Nigeria, with average temperature fluctuating between 32.7°C (90.9°F) and 23.8°C (74.8°F). In March, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in February - a still tropical 32.7°C (90.9°F). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April, the same as March, in Lagos, Nigeria, is a hot spring month, with average temperature fluctuating between 32.1°C (89.8°F) and 23.6°C (74.5°F). In April, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in March - a still hot 32.1°C (89.8°F). Weather in April »

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is another tropical month in Lagos, Nigeria, with average temperature fluctuating between 30.9°C (87.6°F) and 23.1°C (73.6°F). In May, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in April - a still hot 30.9°C (87.6°F). Weather in May »

Weather in June

The first month of the summer, June, is also a moderately hot month in Lagos, Nigeria, with average temperature ranging between max 29.2°C (84.6°F) and min 22.6°C (72.7°F). In June, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in May - a warm 29.2°C (84.6°F). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July, like June, in Lagos, Nigeria, is a moderately hot summer month, with average temperature ranging between max 28.1°C (82.6°F) and min 22.1°C (71.8°F). July and August, with an average high-temperature of 28.1°C (82.6°F), are the coldest months. In July, in Lagos, the rain falls for 13.2 days. Weather in July »

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Lagos, Nigeria, with average temperature fluctuating between 28.1°C (82.6°F) and 21.7°C (71.1°F). The coldest months are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 28.1°C (82.6°F). Weather in August »

Weather in September

September, the first month of the autumn, in Lagos, is still a warm month, with average temperature varying between 28.9°C (84°F) and 21.9°C (71.4°F). In September, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in August - a still moderately hot 28.9°C (84°F). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October in Lagos, Nigeria, is a hot autumn month, with average temperature ranging between min 22.3°C (72.1°F) and max 30.4°C (86.7°F). In Lagos, the average high-temperature in October is essentially the same as in September - a tropical 30.4°C (86.7°F). Weather in October »

Weather in November

The last month of the autumn, November, is also a hot month in Lagos, Nigeria, with average temperature varying between 22.6°C (72.7°F) and 31°C (87.8°F). The perfect water temperature of 28.8°C (83.8°F) with 54mm (2.13") of accumulated rainfall and only 4.9 rainfall days, makes November a great period for swimming and other water activities. Weather in November »

Weather in December

December, the first month of the winter, in Lagos, is also a hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 22.4°C (72.3°F) and max 31.9°C (89.4°F). An excellent water temperature of 28.3°C (82.9°F) and only 1.4 rainfall days, with 19mm (0.75") of accumulated rainfall, makes December a prime for swimming and other water activities. Weather in December »
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FAQ

How much does it rain in Lagos?

Throughout the year, in Lagos, there are 102.8 rainfall days, and 1538mm (60.55") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the driest month in Lagos?

January is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 1.5 days and accumulates 14.3mm (0.56") of precipitation.

What is the month with the shortest days in Lagos?

Months with the shortest days in Lagos are January, November and December, with an average of 11.8h of daylight.

What is the warmest month in Lagos?

February is the warmest month in Lagos, with an average high-temperature of 33.1°C (91.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.5°C (74.3°F).

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

February through May, August through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Lagos.

What is the month with the warmest sea water in Lagos?

The month with the warmest seawater is May, with an average sea temperature of 29.2°C (84.6°F).

What is the wettest month in Lagos?

June is the month with the most rainfall in Lagos, Nigeria. Rain falls for 16.2 days and accumulates 312.2mm (12.29") of precipitation.

When are the longest days in Lagos?

Months with the longest days are June and July, with an average of 12.5h of daylight.

What is the coldest month in Lagos?

The coldest months in Lagos, Nigeria, are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 28.1°C (82.6°F).

What is the month with the least sunshine in Lagos?

With an average of 3.2h of sunshine, July has the least sunshine of the year in Lagos.

What is the month with the coldest sea water in Lagos?

The month with the coldest seawater in Lagos is August, with an average sea temperature of 25.3°C (77.5°F).

What are the months with the most sunshine in Lagos?

November and December, with an average of 6.2h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

When is the lowest UV index in Lagos?

The month with the lowest UV index is December, with an average maximum UV index of 10.

Average temperature
Lagos, Nigeria

Average temperature - Lagos, Nigeria

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (33.1°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (28.1°C).

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (23.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (21.7°C).

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Average rainfall
Lagos, Nigeria

Average rainfall - Lagos, Nigeria

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (312.2mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (14.3mm).

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Average rainfall days
Lagos, Nigeria

Average rainfall days - Lagos, Nigeria

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (16.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (1.4 days).

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Average sea temperature
Lagos, Nigeria

Average sea temperature - Lagos, Nigeria

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (29.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (25.3°C).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Lagos, Nigeria

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Lagos, Nigeria

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with the shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

Months with the most sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 6.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 3.2h).

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Average UV index
Lagos, Nigeria

Average UV index - Lagos, Nigeria

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

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