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

August 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 last month of the summer, Agosto, is also a moderately hot month in Lagos, Nigeria, with temperature in the range of an average low of 21.7°C (71.1°F) and an average high of 28.1°C (82.6°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are Julio and Agosto, with an average high-temperature of 28.1°C (82.6°F).

Rainfall

In Lagos, during Agosto, the rain falls for 11.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 112.4mm (4.43") of precipitation. In Lagos, during the entire year, the rain falls for 102.8 days and collects up to 1538mm (60.55") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

Agosto is the month with the coldest seawater, with an average sea temperature of 25.3°C (77.5°F).
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

In Lagos, the average length of the day in Agosto is 12.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Agosto is 3.5h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Lagos are Febrero through Mayo, Agosto through Octubre, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in Agosto transform into the following instructions:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What are the coldest months in Lagos?

The coldest months are Julio and Agosto, with an average high-temperature of 28.1°C (82.6°F).

What is the temperature in Agosto in Lagos?

In Lagos, Nigeria, in Agosto, the average high-temperature is 28.1°C (82.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.7°C (71.1°F).

How many days does it rain in Agosto in Lagos?

In Lagos, Nigeria, during Agosto, the rain falls for 11.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 112.4mm (4.43") of precipitation.

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

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

How warm is the water in Agosto in Lagos?

In Agosto, the average sea temperature in Lagos is 25.3°C (77.5°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

What is the average length of the day in Agosto in Lagos?

The average length of the day in Agosto in Lagos, Nigeria, is 12.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Lagos have in Agosto?

In Agosto, the average sunshine in Lagos, Nigeria, is 3.5h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Lagos?

Febrero through Mayo, Agosto through Octubre, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Lagos, Nigeria.

How high is the UV index in Agosto in Lagos?

In Agosto, the average daily maximum UV index in Lagos is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in August: 28.1°C

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).

  • Average low temperature in August: 21.7°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).

Average rainfall in August - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in August: 112.4mm

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 in August - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11.6 days

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 in August - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average sea temperature in August: 25.3°C

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 in August / Average sunshine in August - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in August: 12.3h

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).

  • Average sunshine in August: 3.5h

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 in August - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average UV index in August: 12

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).