October weather forecast
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

Weather in October

October is a hot autumn month in Lagos, Nigeria, with an average temperature varying between 30.4°C (86.7°F) and 22.3°C (72.1°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in September - a tropical 30.4°C (86.7°F). In Lagos, the average low-temperature is 22.3°C (72.1°F).

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 10.9 days. Throughout October, 136mm (5.35") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 102.8 rainfall days, and 1538mm (60.55") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Lagos, the average water temperature is 27.8°C (82°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Lagos, Nigeria, is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:34 and sunset at 18:38. On the last day of October, sunrise is at 06:33 and sunset at 18:27 WAT.

Sunshine

In Lagos, the average sunshine in October is 5.4h.

UV index

February through May, August through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Lagos. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in October interpret into the following advice:
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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Lagos?

In October, in Lagos, Nigeria, the average high-temperature is 30.4°C (86.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.3°C (72.1°F).

How much does it rain in Lagos in October?

In Lagos, in October, it is raining for 10.9 days, with typically 136mm (5.35") of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in October in Lagos?

In October, the average sea temperature in Lagos, Nigeria, is 27.8°C (82°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.

How many hours of daylight does Lagos have in October?

The average day length in October in Lagos is 11h and 59min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Lagos?

On the first day of October, sunrise is at 06:34 and sunset at 18:38. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:33 and sunset at 18:27 WAT.

How long on average sun shines in October in Lagos?

In October, the average sunshine duration is 5.4h.

What is the month 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.

How high is the UV index in October in Lagos?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Lagos, Nigeria, is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in October
Lagos, Nigeria

Average temperature in October - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in October: 30.4°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 October: 22.3°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 October
Lagos, Nigeria

Average rainfall in October - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in October: 135.8mm

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 October
Lagos, Nigeria

Average rainfall days in October - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in October: 10.9 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 October
Lagos, Nigeria

Average sea temperature in October - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average sea temperature in October: 27.8°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 October /
Average sunshine in October
Lagos, Nigeria

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 59min

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 45min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5h and 24min

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 October
Lagos, Nigeria

Average UV index in October - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average UV index in October: 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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