Abuja
Nigeria
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Abuja, Nigeria

The biggest mosque in West Africa, Abuja National Mosque, in Abuja, Nigeria
The biggest mosque in West Africa, Abuja National Mosque, in Abuja, Nigeria
The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Abuja, Nigeria, with average temperature varying between 20°C (68°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 28°C (82.4°F).

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall in Abuja. Rain falls for 16 days and accumulates 238mm (9.4") of precipitation.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Abuja is 12.4h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are July and August, with an average of 5h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Abuja are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Protect yourself by liberally applying a sunscreen of at least 30 SPF. Sunscreen prevents sunburn and decreases the damaging effects of Sun's radiation on the immune system.

What is the coldest month in Abuja?

The coldest months in Abuja, Nigeria, are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 28°C (82.4°F).

What is the temperature in August in Abuja?

In August, in Abuja, Nigeria, the average high-temperature is 28°C (82.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 20°C (68°F).

How much does it rain in Abuja in August?

In Abuja, Nigeria, in August, during 16 rainfall days, 238mm (9.4") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Abuja?

The month with the most rainfall in Abuja, Nigeria, is August when the rain falls for 16 days and typically aggregates up to 238mm (9.4") of precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in August in Abuja?

The average length of the day in August in Abuja is 12.4h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Abuja?

July and August, with an average of 5h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Abuja, Nigeria.

How long on average sun shines in August in Abuja?

The average sunshine in August in Abuja is 5h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Abuja?

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Abuja, Nigeria.

What is the UV index reading in August in Abuja?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Abuja, Nigeria, is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in August: 28°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February and March (35°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 20°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are March and April (23°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (17°C).

Average rainfall in August - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in August: 238mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (238mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (1mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (16 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February, November and December (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in August: 12.4h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 5h

Months with most sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in August - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).