February weather forecast
Lagos, Nigeria

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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

Weather in February

Moving into the month of February, Lagos experiences a mild increase in temperatures. Evening coolness persists but it is not chilly, rendering the weather pleasant overall. Rainfall amounts surge from the previous month, however, the total precipitation remains moderate. Despite this increase, there's plenty of sunlight as clouds rarely pose a significant interference. Sea temperatures experience a slight rise, recording an average of 28.3°C (82.9°F).

Temperature

The month of February sees the highest average temperatures in Lagos, reaching 33.1°C (91.6°F) at the peak and 23.5°C (74.3°F) at the low.

Rainfall

In February, the rain falls for 2.7 days. Throughout February, 42mm (1.65") of precipitation is accumulated. In Lagos, during the entire year, the rain falls for 102.8 days and collects up to 1538mm (60.55") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Lagos, the average seawater temperature in February is 28.3°C (82.9°F).
Note: Water temperatures from 25°C (77°F) to 29°C (84.2°F) make swimming, diving, and similar activities highly pleasurable and enjoyable for long periods without discomfort.

Daylight

In February, the average length of the day in Lagos is 11h and 55min.
On the first day of February, sunrise is at 07:04 and sunset at 18:55. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:58 and sunset at 18:58 WAT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in February in Lagos, Nigeria, is 6.1h.

UV index

February through May, August through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The maximum UV index, 12 during February, leads to the following recommendations:
Undertake all critical precautions. Protection from sun harm is vital. Limit direct sun exposure and seek shade between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., the time of the most intense UV radiation, noting that shade structures may not provide total sun protection. To mitigate harm from sun exposure, pick sunglasses offering UVA and UVB defense. Even on a cloudy day, a sunscreen with at least a 30 SPF should be applied generously and frequently reapplied, including after a swim or outdoor exercise. Warning! Reflective surfaces like sand and water amplify the Sun's UV radiation.
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Frequently asked questions

What is the hottest time of year in Lagos?

In Lagos, February is known for its average highest temperatures, reaching a high of 33.1°C (91.6°F) and a low of 23.5°C (74.3°F).

How hot does it get in Lagos in February?

February temperatures vary between a high-temperature of 33.1°C (91.6°F) and a low-temperature of 23.5°C (74.3°F).

How much does it rain in Lagos in February?

In Lagos, Nigeria, in February, during 2.7 rainfall days, 42mm (1.65") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How warm is the water in February in Lagos?

In February, the average sea temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°F). 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.

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

In Lagos, the average day length in February is 11h and 55min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in February in Lagos?

On the first day of February, sunrise is at 07:04 and sunset at 18:55. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:58 and sunset at 18:58 WAT.

How long on average sun shines in February in Lagos?

The average sunshine duration in February is 6.1h.

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, Nigeria.

How high is the UV index in February in Lagos?

In Lagos, Nigeria, the average daily maximum UV index in February is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in February
Lagos, Nigeria

Average temperature in February - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in February: 33.1°C

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

  • Average low temperature in February: 23.5°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 in February
Lagos, Nigeria

Average rainfall in February - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in February: 42mm

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 in February
Lagos, Nigeria

Average rainfall days in February - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in February: 2.7 days

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 in February
Lagos, Nigeria

Average sea temperature in February - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average sea temperature in February: 28.3°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).

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Average daylight in February /
Average sunshine in February
Lagos, Nigeria

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in February: 11h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 30min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 48min).

  • Average sunshine in February: 6h and 1min

The months with the most sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 6h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 3h and 12min).

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Average UV index in February
Lagos, Nigeria

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

The 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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Lagos, Nigeria

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