The best times to visit Ibadan for ideal weather are

November 12th to March 25th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Ibadan Travel Info

Weather in Ibadan

Temperature

Average temperatures in Ibadan vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 17th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Ibadan, the hottest months are March, February, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early March where highs are regularly around 94.2°F (34.6°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.6°F (25.3°C) at night.

Ibadan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Ibadan Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Ibadan Perceived Temperature (F)

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Ibadan Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Ibadan Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 92.5 82.9 74.2
Feb 93.4 85.1 76.9
Mar 93.1 85.3 77.5
Apr 91.5 84.2 76.3
May 89.1 82.2 75.5
Jun 86 80.2 75.4
Jul 84 78.7 74
Aug 82.7 77.7 72.8
Sep 84.7 78.7 73.7
Oct 86.9 80.2 73.7
Nov 89 82.5 75.5
Dec 92.5 81.6 72.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 33.6 28.3 23.4
Feb 34.1 29.5 24.9
Mar 33.9 29.6 25.3
Apr 33.1 29 24.6
May 31.7 27.9 24.2
Jun 30 26.8 24.1
Jul 28.9 25.9 23.3
Aug 28.2 25.4 22.7
Sep 29.3 25.9 23.2
Oct 30.5 26.8 23.2
Nov 31.7 28.1 24.2
Dec 33.6 27.6 22.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ibadan are January, March, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid October with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of October 8th.

When can you find snow in Ibadan? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Ibadan.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Ibadan (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 0 0
Feb 7% 0 1.2
Mar 4% 0 0.6
Apr 14% 0 4.5
May 18% 0 5.2
Jun 27% 0 5.4
Jul 26% 0 7.7
Aug 21% 0 3.4
Sep 38% 0 7.4
Oct 31% 0 5
Nov 10% 0 2
Dec 4% 0 0.5

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 7 0 3
Mar 4 0 1.5
Apr 14 0 11.4
May 18 0 13.2
Jun 27 0 13.7
Jul 26 0 19.6
Aug 21 0 8.6
Sep 38 0 18.8
Oct 31 0 12.7
Nov 10 0 5.1
Dec 4 0 1.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Ibadan has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (60.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (84.4%).

Wind in Ibadan is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by March and April. February’s average wind speed of around 6.7 knots (7.7 MPH or 12.3 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late April where average top sustained speeds reach 12.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Ibadan.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 5.3 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Feb 6.7 Light breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Mar 6.1 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.9 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
May 5.2 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.9 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.3 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.4 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.6 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Oct 5 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Nov 4 Light breeze 8.2 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.5 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 60.2%
Feb 64.6%
Mar 71.3%
Apr 74.6%
May 77.8%
Jun 82.8%
Jul 83.1%
Aug 83.3%
Sep 84.4%
Oct 81.6%
Nov 77.6%
Dec 60.5%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Ibadan?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat unsafe, especially in some areas. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are strong travel warnings and regional advisories for Nigeria; avoid non-essential travel and all travel to some areas. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 02, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Ibadan, Nigeria is December, followed by April and March. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Ibadan in January. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 56.1 in January means 56.1% of the tourists vs. December.

 

 

Overall Ibadan Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 93.9°F (34.4°C) and 88.4°F (31.3°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 7 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Ibadan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 91.4°F (33°C) and 83.9°F (28.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 12 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Ibadan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 94.2°F (34.6°C) and 90.6°F (32.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 0 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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