Lagos monthly weather averages

Average daytime temperature

The bar chart below shows the average monthly peak daytime temperatures at Lagos

Lagos average temperature chart (Celsius) Lagos average temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average monthly temperatures in Lagos (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 15.1 15.7 17 17.8 20 22.6 25 25.3 25 21.5 18.3 16.1
°F 59.2 60.2 62.6 64 68 72.7 77 77.5 76.9 70.7 64.9 61

Please note: these are the average peak daytime temperatures (usually around mid-afternoon) so do not show daytime / night highs and lows. To see the daily range of temperatures have a look at the temperature max / min chart below.

Average rainfall & rainy days

The graph below shows the average rainfall and number of rainy days per month.

Lagos monthly rainfall chart (mm) Lagos monthly rainfall chart (inches)
Average monthly rainfall in Lagos (mm and inches)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
mm 100 77 57 45 30 16 2 2 16 58 90 102
inches 3.9 3 2.2 1.8 1.2 0.6 0.1 0.1 0.6 2.3 3.5 4
Rainy days 9 11 7 9 5 2 1 1 3 9 10 11

Average daily sunshine

The bar chart below shows the average daily sunshine hours in Lagos

Lagos average daily sunshine chart
Average daily sunshine Lagos
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hrs sunshine 5.8 6.2 7.7 8.7 10.4 11.1 12.2 11.8 9.5 7.7 6.3 5.7

Day / night temperatures

The graph below shows the daily range of temperatures for each month.

Lagos average minimum / maximum temperatures (Celsius) Lagos average minimum / maximum temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Maximum and minimum daily temperatures in Lagos (degrees centigrade and fahrenheit)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 9.2 10 10.5 11.5 13.1 15.6 17.2 17.6 17.5 15.2 12.2 10.6
Max °C 15.3 15.8 17.2 18 20.2 22.8 25.2 25.5 25.2 21.7 18.4 16.3
Min °F 48.5 50 50.8 52.6 55.5 60.1 63 63.6 63.4 59.3 54 51
Max °F 54 55.2 56.8 58.5 61.9 66.6 70.2 70.7 70.3 65.1 59.5 56.1

Sea temperature

The graph below shows the average sea temperature.

Lagos average sea temperature chart (Celsius) Lagos average sea temperature chart (Fahrenheit)
Average sea temperature around Lagos in degrees centigrade and fahrenheit
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
°C 16.2 15.6 15.7 16.4 17.5 19.3 20.5 21 21 20.4 18.9 17.3
°F 61.2 60.1 60.3 61.5 63.6 66.8 68.8 69.9 69.9 68.6 66 63.2

Wind speed

The graph below shows the average wind speed.

Lagos average winspeed by month (km/h) Lagos average winspeed by month (mph)
Average wind speed in Lagos (mph and kmh)
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
km/h 14 15 15 15 15 14 14 14 13 13 13 14
mph 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 8 8 8 9

A monthly average windspeed of over 16km/h or 10mph suggests a location is fairly windy.

Relative humidity

The graph below shows the average relative humidity.

Lagos relative humidity averages
Average relative humidity in Lagos
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
80% 79% 73% 71% 68% 68% 64% 63% 68% 73% 77% 79%

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Lagos weather stats

Lagos weather statistics
Hottest month: August 25.3°C 77.5°F
Driest month: July 2mm 0.1ins
Sunniest month: August 11.8hrs
Coldest month: January 15.1°C 59.2°F
Wettest month: December 102mm 4ins
Warmest sea: September 21°C 69.8°F
Map showing location of Lagos (37.10202, -8.67422)

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