Monthly climate in Kaduna, Nigeria

Last updated: June 28, 2022

Under the Köppen–Geiger climate classification Kaduna features a tropical savanna climate (Aw). Temperatures typically range between 23 °C (74 °F) and 29 °C (85 °F) through the year, but rarely can drop to 11 °C (53 °F) or can rise to as high as 39 °C (103 °F). The average annual precipitation amounts to about 1005 mm (39.6 inches) and receives 128 rainy days on the 1 mm (0.04 inches) threshold annually. Kaduna enjoys an average of 3725 hours of sunshine throughout the year, and daylight varies from 11 hours 30 minutes to 12 hours 42 minutes per day.

Monthly average temperatures in Kaduna, Nigeria §

The warmest months in Kaduna are Mart, April and May, with daily mean temperatures ranging from 27 to 29 °C (81 - 85 °F) throughout the day. The coldest temperatures usually occur in January, August and December, when daily mean temperatures range from 23 to 23 °C (74 - 74 °F) throughout the day. On average each year, Kaduna experiences 320 days above 25 °C (77.0 °F) and 0 days below 0 °C (32.0 °F).

Monthly average temperatures with daily means, minimums and maximums for period, average high and low temperatures in Kaduna, Nigeria. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Maximum 35°C
(95°F)
38°C
(100°F)
39°C
(103°F)
39°C
(103°F)
37°C
(98°F)
35°C
(95°F)
31°C
(88°F)
30°C
(87°F)
31°C
(89°F)
33°C
(92°F)
35°C
(94°F)
34°C
(94°F)
Mean maximum 34°C
(93°F)
36°C
(97°F)
38°C
(100°F)
39°C
(102°F)
35°C
(96°F)
33°C
(92°F)
30°C
(87°F)
30°C
(85°F)
31°C
(88°F)
32°C
(91°F)
34°C
(93°F)
33°C
(92°F)
Average high 31°C
(87°F)
33°C
(91°F)
36°C
(96°F)
35°C
(96°F)
32°C
(90°F)
29°C
(85°F)
27°C
(82°F)
27°C
(80°F)
29°C
(84°F)
30°C
(87°F)
32°C
(90°F)
31°C
(88°F)
Daily mean 23°C
(74°F)
25°C
(77°F)
29°C
(84°F)
29°C
(85°F)
27°C
(81°F)
25°C
(78°F)
24°C
(75°F)
23°C
(74°F)
24°C
(75°F)
24°C
(76°F)
24°C
(76°F)
23°C
(74°F)
Average low 16°C
(62°F)
18°C
(66°F)
22°C
(72°F)
24°C
(76°F)
23°C
(74°F)
22°C
(72°F)
21°C
(70°F)
21°C
(70°F)
21°C
(70°F)
20°C
(68°F)
18°C
(64°F)
17°C
(63°F)
Mean minimum 14°C
(57°F)
15°C
(60°F)
19°C
(66°F)
21°C
(70°F)
21°C
(71°F)
21°C
(70°F)
20°C
(68°F)
19°C
(67°F)
20°C
(67°F)
17°C
(62°F)
15°C
(60°F)
15°C
(59°F)
Minimum 11°C
(53°F)
14°C
(58°F)
17°C
(63°F)
20°C
(67°F)
21°C
(70°F)
20°C
(68°F)
20°C
(68°F)
18°C
(65°F)
19°C
(67°F)
15°C
(59°F)
14°C
(58°F)
13°C
(56°F)

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Monthly average precipitation in Kaduna, Nigeria §

Kaduna usually has the most precipitation in July, August and September, with an average of 26 rainy days and 215 mm (8.5 inches) of precipitation per month. The driest months in Kaduna are January, November and December. On average, 0 mm (0.0 inches) of precipitation falls during these months.

Monthly average precipitation and precipitation days in Kaduna, Nigeria. Generated using Copernicus Climate Change Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average precipitation mm (inches) 0 (0.0) 2 (0.1) 5 (0.2) 15 (0.6) 102 (4.0) 132 (5.2) 165 (6.5) 262 (10.3) 220 (8.6) 103 (4.1) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1 mm) 0 0 0 3 15 18 26 27 26 13 0 0

Monthly sunshine hours in Kaduna, Nigeria §

The sunniest months in Kaduna are Mart, May and December, when the sun shines an average of 10 hours 40 minutes a day. Least sunny months in Kaduna: January, August and September receive an average of 9 hours 9 minutes of sunshine daily.

Mean monthly sunshine duration, average sunshine hours per day and mean daily daylight hours in Kaduna, Nigeria. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to January 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Mean monthly sunshine hours 267 299 329 324 337 311 310 284 292 323 322 327
Mean daily daylight hours 11h 34m 11h 46m 12h 3m 12h 21m 12h 35m 12h 42m 12h 39m 12h 26m 12h 9m 11h 52m 11h 37m 11h 30m

Solar UV radiation in Kaduna, Nigeria §

Kaduna experiences the highest level of ultraviolet (UV) radiation in February, Mart and September, when the maximum UV index can reach values of 14 - 16, which corresponds to the Extreme category of sun exposure. January, June and December are in the Very High / Extreme exposure category. In these months, the maximum values of the UV index do not exceed 11. For more detailed information, check out our hourly Kaduna UV Index data.

Average daily maximum UV levels by month for Kaduna, Nigeria. Generated using Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service information. Data for period from January 2017 to June 2022.
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (month maximum) 10 14 16 12 11 11 12 13 15 13 12 11