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 Celsius

Min Temperature 72 °F
Max Temperature 90 °F
Chance of Rain 3%
Precipitation 1 in
Rainy Days 1
Sunshine Hours 163

Where to stay in Lagos

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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

THU May 26
87°F | 79°F
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

FRI May 27
88°F | 79°F
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

SAT May 28
90°F | 79°F
Partly cloudy

Partly cloudy

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