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

February 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
February, the last month of the winter, in Lagos, is also a hot month, with average temperature varying between 23.5°C (74.3°F) and 33.1°C (91.6°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 28.3°C (82.9°F) and only 2.7 rainfall days, with 42mm (1.7") of accumulated rainfall, make February the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

The warmest month is February, with an average high-temperature of 33.1°C (91.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.5°C (74.3°F).

Rainfall

In February, the rain falls for 2.7 days. Throughout February, 42mm (1.7") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Lagos, there are 102.8 rainfall days, and 1538mm (60.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Lagos, Nigeria, the average seawater temperature in February is 28.3°C (82.9°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 Lagos, the average length of the day is 11.9h.

Sunshine

In Lagos, the average sunshine in February is 6.1h.

UV index

February through May, August through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in February 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 warmest month in Lagos?

The warmest month is February, with an average high-temperature of 33.1°C (91.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.5°C (74.3°F).

What is the temperature in February in Lagos?

In February, in Lagos, the average high-temperature is 33.1°C (91.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.5°C (74.3°F).

How much does it rain in Lagos in February?

In Lagos, during February, the rain falls for 2.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 42mm (1.7") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in February in Lagos?

In Lagos, in February, the average water temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°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.

How many hours of daylight does Lagos have in February?

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

How long on average sun shines in February in Lagos?

The average sunshine in February in Lagos is 6.1h.

When is the highest UV index in Lagos?

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

What is the UV index intensity in February in Lagos?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Lagos is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in February: 33.1°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 February: 23.5°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 February - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in February: 42mm

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 February - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in February: 2.7 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 February - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average sea temperature in February: 28.3°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 February / Average sunshine in February - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in February: 11.9h

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 February: 6.1h

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 February - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average UV index in February: 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).