The best times to visit Minna for ideal weather are

early January

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

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Minna

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Minna vary very little and are too warm to be considered temperate for most. The area is in the bottom 1 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 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)

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    Low

    Minna 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.

    Minna Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Minna Perceived Temperature (C)

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    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.

    Show Fahrenheit

    Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan 95 84.7 72.6
    Feb 99.2 89.2 77.4
    Mar 101.9 91.5 78.7
    Apr 97.9 89.6 79
    May 92.3 85 75.9
    Jun 87.9 81.3 73.2
    Jul 85.3 79.9 71.5
    Aug 84 78.8 71.9
    Sep 85.6 79.3 71.9
    Oct 88.5 81.4 73.1
    Nov 94.9 84.1 72
    Dec 95.2 83.6 70.8

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 35 29.3 22.6
    Feb 37.3 31.8 25.2
    Mar 38.8 33.1 25.9
    Apr 36.6 32 26.1
    May 33.5 29.4 24.4
    Jun 31.1 27.4 22.9
    Jul 29.6 26.6 21.9
    Aug 28.9 26 22.2
    Sep 29.8 26.3 22.2
    Oct 31.4 27.4 22.8
    Nov 34.9 28.9 22.2
    Dec 35.1 28.7 21.6

     
    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 Minna.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

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    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 2.9 0 0
    Feb 0 0 0
    Mar 0 0 0
    Apr 8.6 0 0.03
    May 18.6 0 0.11
    Jun 27.1 0 0.09
    Jul 28.6 0 0.19
    Aug 41.4 0 0.22
    Sep 35.7 0 0.27
    Oct 28.6 0 0.17
    Nov 1.4 0 0.01
    Dec 0 0 0

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 2.9 0 0
    Feb 0 0 0
    Mar 0 0 0
    Apr 8.6 0 0.08
    May 18.6 0 0.28
    Jun 27.1 0 0.23
    Jul 28.6 0 0.48
    Aug 41.4 0 0.56
    Sep 35.7 0 0.69
    Oct 28.6 0 0.43
    Nov 1.4 0 0.03
    Dec 0 0 0
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    Humidity and Wind

    Minna has slightly low to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is January (22.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (78.9%).

    Wind in Minna is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by December and February. January’s average wind speed of around 7.4 knots (8.5 MPH or 13.7 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 14.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

    The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Minna.

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

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

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    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 7.4 a gentle breeze 11.1 a moderate breeze
    Feb 6.5 a light breeze 10.5 a gentle breeze
    Mar 5.4 a light breeze 8.6 a moderate breeze
    Apr 5.9 a light breeze 9.6 a gentle breeze
    May 5.5 a light breeze 8.9 a moderate breeze
    Jun 5.7 a light breeze 10.2 a gentle breeze
    Jul 5.8 a light breeze 10.4 a moderate breeze
    Aug 5.1 a light breeze 8.7 a gentle breeze
    Sep 4.4 a light breeze 8.1 a moderate breeze
    Oct 4.1 a light breeze 7.2 a gentle breeze
    Nov 4.2 a light breeze 7.2 a moderate breeze
    Dec 6.7 a light breeze 10.7 a gentle breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 22.9
    Feb 25.3
    Mar 28
    Apr 46
    May 62.9
    Jun 71.8
    Jul 75.3
    Aug 78.9
    Sep 77.1
    Oct 72.6
    Nov 46.5
    Dec 28

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Minna?

    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 Minna, Nigeria is June, followed by November and August. 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 July. 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. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 0 in July means 0% of the tourists vs. June.

    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. Spring is fairly slow 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. June – August is busy season for tourism in Minna, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

    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. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is perfect this time of year in Minna to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 100°F (37.8°C) and 93.4°F (34.1°C). These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

     


     

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