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

October 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
October is a tropical autumn month in Abuja, Nigeria, with average temperature ranging between max 31°C (87.8°F) and min 20°C (68°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in September - a tropical 31°C (87.8°F). The average low-temperature, in October, is 20°C (68°F).

Rainfall

In Abuja, during October, the rain falls for 7 days and regularly aggregates up to 99mm (3.9") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 83 rainfall days, and 1206mm (47.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day is 11.9h.

Sunshine

In Abuja, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 12 in October transform into the following instructions:
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 October in Abuja?

In October, in Abuja, Nigeria, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 20°C (68°F).

How many days does it rain in October in Abuja?

In Abuja, during October, the rain falls for 7 days and regularly aggregates up to 99mm (3.9") of precipitation.

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

In Abuja, Nigeria, the average length of the day in October is 11.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Abuja have in October?

In Abuja, the average sunshine in October is 8h.

When is 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.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Abuja?

In Abuja, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in October - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in October: 31°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 October: 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 October - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in October: 99mm

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

Average rainfall days in October - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in October: 7 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 October / Average sunshine in October - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in October: 11.9h

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 October: 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 October - Abuja, Nigeria
  • Average UV index in October: 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).