Nigeria in general has hot climate throughout the year with slight difference between summer and winter. The climate of Nigeria is usually characterized into 2 seasons – the Wet and Dry. The wet season (summer) is normally from April to October while the dry season (winter) is from November to March.
What are the seasons like in Nigeria?
Nigeria has a tropical climate with variable rainy and dry seasons, depending on location. It is hot and wet most of the year in the southeast but dry in the southwest and farther inland.
What is dry season in Nigeria?
The dry season in Nigeria typically runs from November to March, with temperatures that average about 100 degrees Fahrenheit during the day but can drop to 54 degrees at night. One of the main characteristics of the dry season is the winds known as harmattan, which brings fine sand from the Sahara desert into Nigeria.
Does Nigeria have spring?
Spring in Nigeria
The air temperature in the daytime fluctuates between +34 °С (93 °F) … +35 °С (95 °F). At night, the thermometer is held at +23 °C (73 °F). In March, one rainy day appears.
What is summer in Nigeria?
‘Cool’ Nigerians might refer to June to September as “Summer” due to an adoption of foreign lifestyle. However, June- September is known as the rainy season in Nigeria while dry season is from October to April.
Which state in Nigeria is the coldest?
Plateau state, precisely Jos plateau is the most coldest state and elevated land area in Nigeria. And for this reason, most part of the region is considerably cold.
Where does it rain the most in Nigeria?
Calabar (coastal city) — 3,070 mm (rainiest city with over one million people in Nigeria) Bonny (south of Port Harcourt) — 4,200 mm.
Does Nigeria have snow?
No. It does not snow in Nigeria. Never has and (most likely) never will. The climate at and around the Equator is tropical, which means average annual temperature is around 30 °C (86 °F) during the day and 23 °C (73 °F) at night.
Which wind brings harmattan to Nigeria?
It is characterized by the dry and dusty northeasterly trade wind, of the same name, which blows from the Sahara Desert over West Africa into the Gulf of Guinea.