The best times to visit Victoria Island for ideal weather are

December 10th to March 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 Victoria Island

Temperature

Average temperatures in Victoria Island vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 14th 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 Victoria Island, the hottest months are March, April, and then February. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid March where highs are regularly around 93.3°F (34.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78.7°F (25.9°C) at night.

Victoria Island Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Victoria Island 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.

Victoria Island Perceived Temperature (F)

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Victoria Island Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Victoria Island 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan91.980.773.1
Feb92.48376.2
Mar92.883.977.8
Apr91.58376.5
May89.681.675.6
Jun85.679.174.5
Jul83.97873.9
Aug83.677.673.8
Sep85.178.474.2
Oct87.179.274
Nov90.48174.8
Dec92.181.173.7

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan33.327.122.8
Feb33.628.324.6
Mar33.828.825.4
Apr33.128.324.7
May3227.624.2
Jun29.826.223.6
Jul28.825.623.3
Aug28.725.323.2
Sep29.525.823.4
Oct30.626.223.3
Nov32.427.223.8
Dec33.427.323.2


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Victoria Island are January, December, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid August. For example, on the week of August 13th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of June 25th.

When can you find snow in Victoria Island? 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.

Chance of Precipitation

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

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Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan4%01.4
Feb7%01.6
Mar15%02
Apr16%04.9
May24%08.2
Jun38%010.6
Jul28%07
Aug12%03.3
Sep28%07.3
Oct26%06.5
Nov20%04.8
Dec5%01.4

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan403.6
Feb704.1
Mar1505.1
Apr16012.4
May24020.8
Jun38026.9
Jul28017.8
Aug1208.4
Sep28018.5
Oct26016.5
Nov20012.2
Dec503.6

 

Humidity and Wind

Victoria Island has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (65.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (84.7%).

Wind in Victoria Island is usually calm. The windiest month is August, followed by April and July. August’s average wind speed of around 6.4 knots (7.3 MPH or 11.8 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early May where average top sustained speeds reach 16.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan4.3Light breeze12.2Significant breeze
Feb5.3Light breeze13.4Significant breeze
Mar5.7Light breeze14.3Significant breeze
Apr5.8Light breeze15.2Significant breeze
May4.7Light breeze14.7Significant breeze
Jun4.6Light breeze14.1Significant breeze
Jul5.7Light breeze14.6Significant breeze
Aug6.4Light breeze14.6Significant breeze
Sep5.2Light breeze12.9Significant breeze
Oct4.2Light breeze13.8Significant breeze
Nov3.6Barely noticeable11.2Significant breeze
Dec3.6Barely noticeable10.4Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan65.7%
Feb73.5%
Mar73.5%
Apr75.9%
May79.2%
Jun84.7%
Jul84.5%
Aug82.8%
Sep83.8%
Oct83.3%
Nov80.4%
Dec72.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Victoria Island?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat unsafe, especially in some areas. As of Oct 07, 2019 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. This advisory was last updated on Oct 02, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Victoria Island, Nigeria is October, followed by July 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 Victoria Island in February. 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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 36 in February means 36% of the tourists vs. October.


Overall Victoria Island Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 93.3°F (34.1°C) and 87.5°F (30.8°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 8 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 comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 4 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Victoria Island, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 91.6°F (33.1°C) and 84.1°F (28.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 8 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Victoria Island to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 92.9°F (33.8°C) and 91.1°F (32.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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