The best times to visit Minna for ideal weather are
November 19th to April 22nd
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Minna Travel Guide
Weather in Minna
Average temperatures in Minna vary 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 19th 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 Minna, the hottest months are March, April, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late March where highs are regularly around 103.1°F (39.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78.1°F (25.6°C) at night.
Minna Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Minna 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.
Minna Perceived Temperature (F)
Minna Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Minna 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 Minna are January, February, and then March. 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 August with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of August 13th.
When can you find snow in Minna? 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.
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Minna.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Minna (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
Minna has some very humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is January (22.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (78.9%).
Wind in Minna is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by December and February. January’s average wind speed of around 7.4 knots (8.5 MPH or 13.6 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 14.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Minna.
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||7.4||Gentle breeze||11.1||Significant breeze|
|Feb||6.5||Light breeze||10.5||Gentle breeze|
|Mar||5.4||Light breeze||8.6||Significant breeze|
|Apr||5.9||Light breeze||9.6||Gentle breeze|
|May||5.5||Light breeze||8.9||Significant breeze|
|Jun||5.7||Light breeze||10.2||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||5.8||Light breeze||10.4||Significant breeze|
|Aug||5.1||Light breeze||8.7||Gentle breeze|
|Sep||4.4||Light breeze||8.1||Significant breeze|
|Oct||4.1||Light breeze||7.2||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||4.2||Light breeze||7.2||Significant breeze|
|Dec||6.7||Light breeze||10.7||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Minna?
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 Minna, Nigeria is June, followed by April and February. 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 Minna in November. 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 Minna Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel very warm. Highs range from 103.1°F (39.5°C) and 89.4°F (31.9°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 4 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 7 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Minna, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 97.1°F (36.2°C) and 84.2°F (29°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 0 to 9 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 somewhat warm this time of year in Minna to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 101.4°F (38.6°C) and 93.4°F (34.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.