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

January 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
January, like December, is a hot winter month in Abuja, Nigeria, with temperature in the range of an average high of 33°C (91.4°F) and an average low of 18°C (64.4°F).

Temperature

In Abuja, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in December - a still tropical 33°C (91.4°F). The average low-temperature, in January, is 18°C (64.4°F).

Rainfall

In Abuja, 2mm (0.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated. During the entire year, Abuja aggregates up to 1206mm (47.5") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 11.7h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Abuja, Nigeria, is 8h.

UV index

In Abuja, Nigeria, the average daily maximum UV index is 11. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 11 in January interpret into the following advice:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise.

What is the temperature in January in Abuja?

In January, in Abuja, Nigeria, the average high-temperature is 33°C (91.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 18°C (64.4°F).

How much does it rain in Abuja in January?

In Abuja, Nigeria, in January, 2mm (0.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

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

In Abuja, the average length of the day in January is 11.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Abuja have in January?

The average sunshine in January in Abuja, Nigeria, is 8h.

How high is the UV index in January in Abuja?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index is 11. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in January: 33°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 January: 18°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 January - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in January: 2mm

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

Average rainfall days in January - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in January: 0 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 January / Average sunshine in January - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in January: 11.7h

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 January: 8h

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 January - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average UV index in January: 11

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).