Lagos Climate and Weather

Lagos has a tropical wet and dry climate with two distinct rainy seasons; the more intense season occurs between April and July, with a milder one from October to November. At the peak of the rainy season, the weather in Lagos is wet about half the time. Lagos experiences a dry season (when it rains less than two days per month) during August and September, as well as between December and March, accompanied by Harmattan winds from the Sahara Desert, which are at their strongest from December to early February.

The temperature range in Lagos is fairly small, generally staying between a high of 91F (33C) and low of 70F (21C). The hottest month is March, when average daytime temperatures reach 91F (32C), while August is the coldest month with an average temperature of 77F (25C). The best time to visit Lagos is during the cooler dry season, between August and September.