Lagos, Nigeria Climate

Weather: 26.49°C/79.68°F, Wind SW at 2.99 km/h, 83% Humidity, 0.36% Chance of rain

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Lagos Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 7.16 meters (23.49 feet) above sea level, Lagos has a Tropical wet and dry or savanna climate (Classification: Aw). The city’s yearly temperature is 28.67ºC (83.61ºF) and it is -0.79% lower than Nigeria’s averages. Lagos typically receives about 132.01 millimeters (5.2 inches) of precipitation and has 193.63 rainy days (53.05% of the time) annually.

Country Nigeria
Longitude 3.3792057
Latitude 6.5243793
Attitude/Elevation 7.16m (23.49ft)
Local time Tuesday 19:12
Annual high temperature 30.94ºC (87.69ºF)
Annual low temperature 25.93ºC (78.67ºF)
Average annual precip. 132.01mm (5.2in)
Warmest month January (33.17ºC / 91.71ºF)
Coldest Month August (24.01ºC / 75.22ºF)
Wettest Month September (283.21mm / 11.15in)
Driest Month January (33.29mm / 1.31in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm) 193.63 days (53.05%)
Days with no rain 171.37 days (46.95%)
Humidity 76.18%

Climate Lagos: Monthly Averages

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Nov Oct Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 37.0(98.6) 39.0(102.2) 36.0(96.8) 35.0(95.0) 34.0(93.2) 33.0(91.4) 31.0(87.8) 30.0(86.0) 31.0(87.8) 33.0(91.4) 36.0(96.8) 37.0(98.6) 39.0(102.2)
Average high °C (°F) 33.17(91.71) 32.49(90.48) 32.34(90.21) 32.36(90.25) 31.62(88.92) 29.77(85.59) 28.27(82.89) 27.84(82.11) 28.69(83.64) 30.16(86.29) 31.62(88.92) 32.96(91.33) 30.94(87.69)
Daily mean °C (°F) 29.69(85.44) 29.8(85.64) 30.09(86.16) 30.19(86.34) 29.63(85.33) 27.99(82.38) 26.62(79.92) 26.13(79.03) 26.84(80.31) 28.09(82.56) 29.29(84.72) 29.7(85.46) 28.67(83.61)
Average low °C (°F) 25.61(78.1) 26.65(79.97) 27.34(81.21) 27.47(81.45) 27.11(80.8) 25.75(78.35) 24.57(76.23) 24.01(75.22) 24.6(76.28) 25.59(78.06) 26.52(79.74) 25.9(78.62) 25.93(78.67)
Record low °C (°F) 21.0(69.8) 24.0(75.2) 25.0(77.0) 24.0(75.2) 21.0(69.8) 18.0(64.4) 20.0(68.0) 21.0(69.8) 19.0(66.2) 20.0(68.0) 24.0(75.2) 22.0(71.6) 18.0(64.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 33.29(1.31) 55.21(2.17) 53.45(2.1) 47.96(1.89) 110.55(4.35) 276.96(10.9) 244.25(9.62) 175.91(6.93) 283.21(11.15) 154.09(6.07) 107.32(4.23) 41.91(1.65) 132.01(5.2)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 7.0 11.45 12.73 10.36 17.09 21.82 23.82 17.45 24.45 17.73 19.82 9.91 16.14
Average relative humidity (%) 67.91 73.9 74.84 74.35 75.67 78.74 81.06 81.83 81.63 79.05 76.51 68.71 76.18
Mean monthly sunshine hours 11.17 10.82 10.83 11.05 10.78 9.96 9.03 8.75 9.45 10.45 10.69 10.84 10.32

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of Lagos in recent years.

Lagos

Lagos Temperature by Month

April
30.19°C | 86.34°F
March
30.09°C | 86.16°F
February
29.8°C | 85.64°F
December
29.7°C | 85.46°F
January
29.69°C | 85.44°F
May
29.63°C | 85.33°F
November
29.29°C | 84.72°F
October
28.09°C | 82.56°F
June
27.99°C | 82.38°F
September
26.84°C | 80.31°F
July
26.62°C | 79.92°F
August
26.13°C | 79.03°F

Historical Data

Summary
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Temperature Max Average Min
Max Temperature 35.0°C (95.0°F) 33.16°C (91.69°F) 31.0°C (87.8°F)
Avg Temperature 31.0°C (87.8°F) 29.74°C (85.53°F) 29.0°C (84.2°F)
Min Temperature 28.0°C (82.4°F) 25.61°C (78.1°F) 23.0°C (73.4°F)
Dew Point Max Average Min
Dew Point 25.0°C (77.0°F) 22.84°C (73.11°F) 17.0°C (62.6°F)
Precipitation Max Average Min Sum
Precipitation 18.4mm | 0.72in 1.52mm | 0.06in 0.0mm | 0in 47.2mm | 1.86in
Snowdepth 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in
Wind Max Average Min
Wind 16.0kmh | 9.94mph 11.74kmh | 7.29mph 8.0kmh | 4.97mph
Gust Wind 21.0kmh | 13.05mph 15.81kmh | 9.82mph 10.0kmh | 6.21mph
Sea Level Pressure Max Average Min
Sea Level Pressure 18.4mb 1.52mb 0.0mb
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Daily Observations

Time Temperature Dew Point Humidity Wind Speed Pressure Precipitation
January ° C | ° F ° C | ° F % Kph | Mph Hg | Mb Total (mm/in)
2017-01-01 29 | 84.2 20 | 68.0 65 9 | 5.59 29.85 | 1011 0.0 | 0.0
2017-01-02 30 | 86.0 23 | 73.4 73 8 | 4.97 29.85 | 1011 0.0 | 0.0
2017-01-03 30 | 86.0 22 | 71.6 69 9 | 5.59 29.85 | 1011 0.0 | 0.0
2017-01-04 30 | 86.0 19 | 66.2 59 10 | 6.21 29.83 | 1010 0.0 | 0.0
2017-01-05 29 | 84.2 23 | 73.4 76 10 | 6.21 29.83 | 1010 0.0 | 0.0
2017-01-06 30 | 86.0 24 | 75.2 77 8 | 4.97 29.83 | 1010 0.0 | 0.0
2017-01-07 29 | 84.2 23 | 73.4 76 9 | 5.59 29.85 | 1011 0.0 | 0.0
2017-01-08 30 | 86.0 23 | 73.4 73 8 | 4.97 29.85 | 1011 0.2 | 0.01
2017-01-09 30 | 86.0 23 | 73.4 70 8 | 4.97 29.83 | 1010 0.0 | 0.0
2017-01-10 29 | 84.2 23 | 73.4 78 12 | 7.46 29.8 | 1009 0.0 | 0.0
2017-01-11 29 | 84.2 23 | 73.4 77 15 | 9.32 29.8 | 1009 0.0 | 0.0
2017-01-12 29 | 84.2 24 | 75.2 78 14 | 8.7 29.85 | 1011 0.3 | 0.01
2017-01-13 30 | 86.0 23 | 73.4 74 10 | 6.21 29.83 | 1010 7.2 | 0.28
2017-01-14 31 | 87.8 17 | 62.6 53 9 | 5.59 29.8 | 1009 0.1 | 0.0
2017-01-15 30 | 86.0 18 | 64.4 53 8 | 4.97 29.8 | 1009 0.0 | 0.0
2017-01-16 29 | 84.2 23 | 73.4 71 12 | 7.46 29.8 | 1009 0.0 | 0.0
2017-01-17 30 | 86.0 23 | 73.4 75 13 | 8.08 29.8 | 1009 0.0 | 0.0
2017-01-18 30 | 86.0 24 | 75.2 76 15 | 9.32 29.83 | 1010 1.0 | 0.04
2017-01-19 30 | 86.0 24 | 75.2 77 13 | 8.08 29.83 | 1010 0.1 | 0.0
2017-01-20 30 | 86.0 24 | 75.2 77 13 | 8.08 29.83 | 1010 0.0 | 0.0
2017-01-21 30 | 86.0 25 | 77.0 80 14 | 8.7 29.83 | 1010 1.1 | 0.04
2017-01-22 30 | 86.0 25 | 77.0 77 15 | 9.32 29.83 | 1010 6.8 | 0.27
2017-01-23 30 | 86.0 24 | 75.2 72 15 | 9.32 29.85 | 1011 5.1 | 0.2
2017-01-24 30 | 86.0 23 | 73.4 69 16 | 9.94 29.88 | 1012 4.0 | 0.16
2017-01-25 30 | 86.0 23 | 73.4 69 12 | 7.46 29.88 | 1012 0.0 | 0.0
2017-01-26 30 | 86.0 23 | 73.4 72 11 | 6.84 29.88 | 1012 0.0 | 0.0
2017-01-27 30 | 86.0 24 | 75.2 75 14 | 8.7 29.91 | 1013 0.0 | 0.0
2017-01-28 30 | 86.0 24 | 75.2 76 14 | 8.7 29.91 | 1013 0.2 | 0.01
2017-01-29 29 | 84.2 24 | 75.2 79 14 | 8.7 29.88 | 1012 0.2 | 0.01
2017-01-30 29 | 84.2 24 | 75.2 78 13 | 8.08 29.85 | 1011 2.5 | 0.1
2017-01-31 30 | 86.0 23 | 73.4 74 13 | 8.08 29.85 | 1011 18.4 | 0.72

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