Lagos
Nigeria
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Lagos, Nigeria

A lit city building in Lagos, Nigeria, with other city structures, seen from River Niger
A lit city building in Lagos, Nigeria, with other city structures, seen from River Niger
April, like March, is another hot spring month in Lagos, Nigeria, with average temperature fluctuating between 32.1°C (89.8°F) and 23.6°C (74.5°F).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in March - a still tropical 32.1°C (89.8°F). In April, the average low-temperature is 23.6°C (74.5°F).

Rainfall

In April, in Lagos, the rain falls for 8.9 days. Throughout April, 142.4mm (5.6") of precipitation is accumulated. In Lagos, during the entire year, the rain falls for 102.8 days and collects up to 1538mm (60.6") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In April, the average sea temperature in Lagos is 28.9°C (84°F).
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

In April, the average length of the day in Lagos is 12.3h.

Sunshine

In April, the average sunshine in Lagos, Nigeria, is 6h.

UV index

February through May, August through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Lagos. 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 April, 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in April in Lagos?

In April, the average high-temperature is 32.1°C (89.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.6°C (74.5°F).

How much does it rain in Lagos in April?

In Lagos, during April, the rain falls for 8.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 142.4mm (5.6") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in April in Lagos?

In Lagos, in April, the average water temperature is 28.9°C (84°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

What is the average length of the day in April in Lagos?

In April, the average length of the day in Lagos is 12.3h.

How long on average sun shines in April in Lagos?

The average sunshine in April in Lagos, Nigeria, is 6h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Lagos?

February through May, August through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in April in Lagos?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Lagos, Nigeria, is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in April - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in April: 32.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (33.1°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (28.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 23.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (23.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (21.7°C).

Average rainfall in April - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in April: 142.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (312.2mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (14.3mm).

Average rainfall days in April - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in April: 8.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (16.2 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is December (1.4 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average sea temperature in April: 28.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (29.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (25.3°C).

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in April: 12.3h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 6h

Months with most sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 6.2h).
The month with least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 3.2h).

Average UV index in April - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average UV index in April: 12

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