The best times to visit Kaduna for ideal weather are
December 10th to January 21st
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Kaduna Travel Guide
Weather in Kaduna
Average temperatures in Kaduna vary very little and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the bottom 6 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Kaduna, the hottest months are April, March, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early-to-mid-April where highs are regularly around 98.2°F (36.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.1°F (24.5°C) at night.
Kaduna Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Kaduna 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.
Kaduna Perceived Temperature (F)
Kaduna Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Kaduna 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)|
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 Kaduna.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Kaduna (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
Kaduna has below average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is January (13.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (73.5%).
Wind in Kaduna is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and February. January’s average wind speed of around 8 knots (9.2 MPH or 14.8 KPH) is considered “gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early February where average top sustained speeds reach 16.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Kaduna.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Meaning (Beaufort)||Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind||Meaning (Beufort)|
|Jan||8||a gentle breeze||13.1||a moderate breeze|
|Feb||6.6||a light breeze||13||a moderate breeze|
|Mar||6.6||a light breeze||12.7||a moderate breeze|
|Apr||6.5||a light breeze||13.1||a moderate breeze|
|May||6.5||a light breeze||13.4||a moderate breeze|
|Jun||5.8||a light breeze||11.6||a moderate breeze|
|Jul||5.7||a light breeze||11.7||a moderate breeze|
|Aug||5.5||a light breeze||11.1||a moderate breeze|
|Sep||4.1||a light breeze||9.7||a moderate breeze|
|Oct||3.7||light air||9.3||a gentle breeze|
|Nov||5.6||a light breeze||11.7||a moderate breeze|
|Dec||6.8||a light breeze||12.8||a moderate breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Kaduna?
As of 6/27/2017 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.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Kaduna, Nigeria is October, followed by August and April. 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 Kaduna 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 Kaduna Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very warm. Highs range from 98.2°F (36.8°C) and 89.5°F (31.9°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Spring is busy 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 quite warm. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Kaduna, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 90.3°F (32.4°C) and 83.4°F (28.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. Tourism is fairly slow 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 Kaduna to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 95.7°F (35.4°C) and 85.6°F (29.8°C). These times of year are the slowest with tourists.