The best times to visit Kaduna for ideal weather are

November 12th to February 4th

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

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Weather in Kaduna

Temperature

Average temperatures in Kaduna vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 33rd 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 Kaduna, the hottest months are April, March, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early April where highs are regularly around 98.2°F (36.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79.3°F (26.3°C) at night.

Kaduna Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Kaduna 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.

Kaduna Perceived Temperature (F)

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Kaduna Perceived Temperature (C)

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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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 87.4 77.8 66.4
Feb 94.2 83.7 71.5
Mar 97.1 87.4 75.1
Apr 95.9 87.5 77.6
May 90.7 83.4 74.8
Jun 86.3 79.6 71.5
Jul 83.4 77.1 70.5
Aug 82.3 76.1 69.9
Sep 84.7 77.7 70.7
Oct 87.1 79.5 70.7
Nov 89.1 79.2 66.2
Dec 88.2 77.8 64.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.8 25.4 19.1
Feb 34.6 28.7 21.9
Mar 36.2 30.8 23.9
Apr 35.5 30.8 25.3
May 32.6 28.6 23.8
Jun 30.2 26.4 21.9
Jul 28.6 25.1 21.4
Aug 27.9 24.5 21.1
Sep 29.3 25.4 21.5
Oct 30.6 26.4 21.5
Nov 31.7 26.2 19
Dec 31.2 25.4 18.1

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Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kaduna are January, February, and then November. 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 mid to late August with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of August 20th.

When can you find snow in Kaduna? 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.

Chanceof Precipitation

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

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Kaduna (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 0% 0 0
Mar 1% 0 0
Apr 1% 0 0.1
May 10% 0 1.6
Jun 18% 0 3.7
Jul 20% 0 2.9
Aug 18% 0 3.5
Sep 19% 0 3.6
Oct 8% 0 1.1
Nov 0% 0 0
Dec 0% 0 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 1 0 0
Apr 1 0 0.3
May 10 0 4.1
Jun 18 0 9.4
Jul 20 0 7.4
Aug 18 0 8.9
Sep 19 0 9.1
Oct 8 0 2.8
Nov 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0

 

Humidity and Wind

Kaduna has some very humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is January (13.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (73.5%).

Wind in Kaduna is usually calm. 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 “a 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.

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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 8 Gentle breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
Feb 6.6 Light breeze 13 Significant breeze
Mar 6.6 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Apr 6.5 Light breeze 13.1 Significant breeze
May 6.5 Light breeze 13.4 Significant breeze
Jun 5.8 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Jul 5.7 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Aug 5.5 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Sep 4.1 Light breeze 9.7 Significant breeze
Oct 3.7 Barely noticeable 9.3 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.6 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Dec 6.8 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 13.6%
Feb 14.2%
Mar 15.8%
Apr 33.9%
May 55%
Jun 64.7%
Jul 70.1%
Aug 73.5%
Sep 69.4%
Oct 63.3%
Nov 26.6%
Dec 15%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Kaduna?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat unsafe, especially in some areas. As of Jan 18, 2018 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

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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 41.9 in January means 41.9% of the tourists vs. October.


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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. Rain is rare with 0 to 3 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second 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 the most precipitation with 5 to 6 days of precipitation per month. 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. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 6 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower 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 97°F (36.1°C) and 85.6°F (29.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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