Average weather in January in Lagos, Nigeria

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Lagos in January is 22.3°C (72.14°F). January is a dry month with an average of 16mm (0.6in) rain. It rains on average a total of 1 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 32.3°C (90.14°F). The sun will occasionally show itself with 163 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Lagos might want to wear dresses, tops, T-shirts and skirts made of cotton or linen. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool on a hot day.

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

Monthly Averages in January

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 22 °C
Max Temperature 32 °C
Chance of Rain 3%
Precipitation 16mm
Rainy Days 1
Sunshine Hours 163

 

Where to stay in Lagos

Where to go in Nigeria in January

Find out more about the weather in Nigeria in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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).

What To Do

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

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

Weather Forecasts for Lagos

WED   Sep 28
30°C | 24°C
SW 21 kmph
0.8 mm
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

THU   Sep 29
30°C | 24°C
SW 19 kmph
10.4 mm
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

FRI   Sep 30
29°C | 24°C
WSW 20 kmph
13.9 mm
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

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