The best times to visit Ife for ideal weather are
November 19th to February 25th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Ife Travel Guide
Other Ife Travel Info
Weather in Ife
Average temperatures in Ife vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half 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 Ife, the hottest months are March, February, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid March where highs are regularly around 95°F (35°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76°F (24.4°C) at night.
Ife Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Ife Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Ife Perceived Temperature (F)
Ife Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Ife 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Ife are January, December, and then February. 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 late October with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of October 22nd.
When can you find snow in Ife? 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 Ife.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Ife (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Ife has some extremely humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is January (46% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (83.2%).
Wind in Ife is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is July, followed by August and June. July’s average wind speed of around 3.5 knots (4.1 MPH or 6.5 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid June where average top sustained speeds reach 7.2 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Ife.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||2.6||Barely noticeable||6||Light breeze|
|Feb||3||Barely noticeable||5.8||Light breeze|
|Mar||2.7||Barely noticeable||5.6||Light breeze|
|Apr||3||Barely noticeable||6.2||Light breeze|
|May||2.6||Barely noticeable||5.5||Light breeze|
|Jun||3.2||Barely noticeable||6.1||Light breeze|
|Jul||3.5||Barely noticeable||6.2||Light breeze|
|Aug||3.4||Barely noticeable||5.8||Light breeze|
|Sep||3.1||Barely noticeable||5.2||Light breeze|
|Oct||3.1||Barely noticeable||5.5||Light breeze|
|Nov||2.8||Barely noticeable||5||Light breeze|
|Dec||2.7||Barely noticeable||5.7||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Ife?
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 Ife, 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 Ife 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
Overall Ife Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 94.9°F (34.9°C) and 87.6°F (30.9°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 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 6 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Ife, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 90.4°F (32.4°C) and 83.1°F (28.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 11 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 Ife to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 95°F (35°C) and 91.5°F (33.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.