Average weather in May in Abuja, Nigeria

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Abuja in May is 23.0°C (73.4°F). May falls in the rainy season with an average precipitation of 163mm (6.4in). The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 32.0°C (89.6°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Abuja with 242 hours of sun.


So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Abuja should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in May look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in May

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 23 °C
Max Temperature 32 °C
Precipitation 163mm
Sunshine Hours 242

Where to stay in Abuja

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in .

Swimming
8/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Weather Forecasts for Abuja

FRI Jan 21
36°C | 21°C
Sunny

Sunny

SAT Jan 22
37°C | 22°C
Sunny

Sunny

SUN Jan 23
37°C | 22°C
Sunny

Sunny

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