Lagos
Nigeria
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

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 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.

January, like December, is a hot winter month in Lagos, Nigeria, with average temperature ranging between min 22.3°C (72.1°F) and max 32.2°C (90°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 27.7°C (81.9°F) and only 1.5 rainfall days, with 14.3mm (0.6") of accumulated rainfall, make January the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in January »

February, the last month of the winter, in Lagos, is also a hot month, with average temperature varying between 23.5°C (74.3°F) and 33.1°C (91.6°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 28.3°C (82.9°F) and only 2.7 rainfall days, with 42mm (1.7") of accumulated rainfall, make February the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in February »

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

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

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 practically the same as in April - a still hot 30.9°C (87.6°F). Weather in May »

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 Lagos, the average high-temperature in June is essentially the same as in May - a warm 29.2°C (84.6°F). Weather in June »

July, the same as June, is another warm summer month in Lagos, Nigeria, with average temperature fluctuating between 28.1°C (82.6°F) and 22.1°C (71.8°F). The coldest months are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 28.1°C (82.6°F). In Lagos, it is raining for 13.2 days, with typically 256.9mm (10.1") of accumulated precipitation. Weather in July »

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm 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). In August, the rain falls for 11.6 days. Weather in August »

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

October is a tropical autumn month in Lagos, Nigeria, with temperature in the range of an average low of 22.3°C (72.1°F) and an average high of 30.4°C (86.7°F). In Lagos, the average high-temperature in October is relatively the same as in September - a hot 30.4°C (86.7°F). Weather in October »

The last month of the autumn, November, is also a hot month in Lagos, Nigeria, with average temperature ranging between min 22.6°C (72.7°F) and max 31°C (87.8°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 28.8°C (83.8°F) and only 4.9 rainfall days, with 54mm (2.1") of accumulated rainfall, make November the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in November »

December, the first month of the winter, in Lagos, is still a hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 31.9°C (89.4°F) and an average low of 22.4°C (72.3°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 28.3°C (82.9°F) and only 1.4 rainfall days, with 19mm (0.7") of accumulated rainfall, make December the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in December »

How many days does it rain in Lagos?

In Lagos, Nigeria, during the entire year, the rain falls for 102.8 days and collects up to 1538mm (60.6") of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Lagos?

The month with the least rainfall in Lagos, Nigeria, is January when the rain falls for 1.5 days and typically collects 14.3mm (0.6") 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?

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

When is the highest UV index in Lagos?

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

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

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

What is the wettest month in Lagos?

June is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 16.2 days and accumulates 312.2mm (12.3") of precipitation.

When are the longest days in Lagos?

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

What is the coldest month in Lagos?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Lagos?

July has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 3.2h of sunshine.

What month is the sea coldest in Lagos?

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

What is the month with the most sunshine in Lagos?

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

When is the lowest UV index in Lagos?

The month with the lowest UV index in Lagos is December, with an average maximum UV index of 10.
Average temperature - Lagos, Nigeria
Average rainfall - Lagos, Nigeria

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

Average rainfall days - Lagos, Nigeria

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

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).

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Lagos, Nigeria

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

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

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).