Climate in Lagos, Nigeria

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Weather Forecasts for Lagos

SUN Jan 16
36°C | 26°C


MON Jan 17
35°C | 26°C


TUE Jan 18
35°C | 26°C
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

The best time of year to visit Lagos in Nigeria

Other facts from our historical climate data:

  • What is the temperature like year round in Lagos?
    It has high temperatures all year round ranging between 28°C (82°F) and 33°C (91°F).
  • When is rainy season in Lagos?
    The wet season / rainy season takes place in the following months: May, June, July and September. This is the time of year where the majority of Lagos's annual precipitation occurs.
  • Does Lagos have a dry season?
    Yes, the months January and December are very dry.
  • Which is the warmest month in Lagos?
    February has an average maximum temperature of 33°C (91°F) and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Lagos?
    The coldest month is August with an average maximum temperature of 28°C (82°F).
  • Which is the wettest month in Lagos?
    June tops the wettest month list with 317mm (12.5in) of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Lagos?
    December is the driest month with 12mm (0.5in) of precipitation.
  • Which is the sunniest month in Lagos?
    December is the sunniest month with an average of 193 hours of sunshine.

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