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Climate in Nigeria
Nigeria is generally hot all year round, lying within the tropical zone with little variation between winter and summer. Seasons are defined as the wet season, from April to October, and the dry season, from November until March. The dry season is accompanied by the dusty northeast winds where midday temperatures that can sometimes reach 100F (38C). The wet season is particularly noticeable on the south-eastern coast, where annual rainfall reaches about 130 inches (330cm), where temperatures rarely exceed 90F (32C).