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.

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Kaduna Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • 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)


    “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)


    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.

    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

    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.

    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Snow depth

    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 1.4 0 0
    Apr 2.9 0 0
    May 12.9 0 0.05
    Jun 20 0 0.12
    Jul 27.1 0 0.09
    Aug 28.6 0 0.11
    Sep 27.1 0 0.12
    Oct 8.6 0 0.04
    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 1.4 0 0
    Apr 2.9 0 0
    May 12.9 0 0.13
    Jun 20 0 0.3
    Jul 27.1 0 0.23
    Aug 28.6 0 0.28
    Sep 27.1 0 0.3
    Oct 8.6 0 0.1
    Nov 0 0 0
    Dec 0 0 0


    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.

    Avg. Relative Humidity


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

    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    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
    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?

    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

    Tourists Seeking Accommodations

    Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 41.9 in January means 41.9% of the tourists vs. October.

    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.


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