Average Weather during May in Lagos, Nigeria

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Lagos in May is 24.0°C (75.2°F). May falls in the rainy season with an average precipitation of 197mm (7.8in). The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 31.0°C (87.8°F). If you enjoy looking at a blue sky and love the sun than this is a great time to go to Lagos with 214 hours of sun.


So what to wear in May? Visitors traveling to Lagos 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. With a water temperature of around 29.0°C (84.2°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

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

Monthly Averages

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 75 °F
Max Temperature 87 °F
Water Temperature 84 °F
Chance of Rain 47%
Precipitation 8 in
Rainy Days 14
Sunshine Hours 214

Where to stay in Lagos

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

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