Weather in April in Nigeria

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in April in Nigeria. Is this month a good time to go to Nigeria? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Nigeria in April?

The weather conditions in Nigeria in April range from poor to tolerable depending on the destination.

During April in Nigeria the average maximum daytime temperatures are very high and range from 32°C (90°F) in Ibadan to 40°C (104°F) in Maiduguri. These night and day temperatures are an average and some days may be even warmer. So be prepared and bring light clothes.

Precipitation in April ranges from low in Kano with an average of 10mm (0.4inch) rainfall to heavy in Port Harcourt with 185mm (7.3inch). It is also generally a moderate sunny month with an average of 181 hours of sunshine in Lagos during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Nigeria.

Where to go in Nigeria in April

Find the average weather conditions in April for the most popular destinations in Nigeria on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Nigeria

What is the weather like in April for the 5 most popular destinations in Nigeria?

Average weather in Lagos

In April Lagos generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (90°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Lagos
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
33°C / 91°F 
24°C / 76°F 
175 hours 
88mm / 3.5inch 
7 days 
32°C / 90°F 
24°C / 75°F 
181 hours 
148mm / 5.8inch 
9 days 
May   >> May
>>  
31°C / 88°F 
23°C / 74°F 
177 hours 
205mm / 8.1inch 
12 days 
poor 
Climate in Lagos

Average weather in Ikeja

In April Ikeja generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (90°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Ikeja
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
33°C / 91°F 
24°C / 76°F 
175 hours 
88mm / 3.5inch 
7 days 
32°C / 90°F 
24°C / 75°F 
181 hours 
148mm / 5.8inch 
9 days 
May   >> May
>>  
31°C / 88°F 
23°C / 74°F 
177 hours 
205mm / 8.1inch 
12 days 
poor 
Climate in Ikeja

Average weather in Abuja

In April Abuja generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 35°C (95°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Abuja
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
37°C / 99°F 
23°C / 73°F 
258 hours 
28mm / 1.1inch 
35°C / 95°F 
24°C / 75°F 
220 hours 
96mm / 3.8inch 
May   >> May
>>  
32°C / 90°F 
23°C / 73°F 
242 hours 
163mm / 6.4inch 
Climate in Abuja

Average weather in Jabi

In April Jabi generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 35°C (95°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Jabi
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
37°C / 99°F 
23°C / 73°F 
258 hours 
28mm / 1.1inch 
35°C / 95°F 
24°C / 75°F 
220 hours 
96mm / 3.8inch 
May   >> May
>>  
32°C / 90°F 
23°C / 73°F 
242 hours 
163mm / 6.4inch 
Climate in Jabi

Average weather in Moba

In April Moba generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (90°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Moba
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   March March
<<  
33°C / 91°F 
24°C / 76°F 
175 hours 
88mm / 3.5inch 
7 days 
32°C / 90°F 
24°C / 75°F 
181 hours 
148mm / 5.8inch 
9 days 
May   >> May
>>  
31°C / 88°F 
23°C / 74°F 
177 hours 
205mm / 8.1inch 
12 days 
poor 
Climate in Moba

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Nigeria.

Is April the best time to go to Nigeria?

In our opinion April is a good time to visit Nigeria with commonly tolerable weather in Lagos.

On average the best time to visit Nigeria is in January and December with generally perfect weather in Lagos. The worst months are May and June that can have poor weather conditions.

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