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

March 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
March, the first month of the spring, in Lagos, is also a hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 23.8°C (74.8°F) and 32.7°C (90.9°F).

Temperature

In Lagos, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a still tropical 32.7°C (90.9°F). The average low-temperature, in March, is 23.8°C (74.8°F).

Rainfall

In March, in Lagos, the rain falls for 6.4 days. Throughout March, 77.1mm (3") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 102.8 rainfall days, and 1538mm (60.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Lagos, in March, the average water temperature is 28.7°C (83.7°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In Lagos, the average length of the day is 12.1h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in March is 5.6h.

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 excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
The average daily UV index of 12 in March transform into the following instructions:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in 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. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in March in Lagos?

The average high-temperature, in March, in Lagos, is 32.7°C (90.9°F), while the average low-temperature is 23.8°C (74.8°F).

How many days does it rain in March in Lagos?

In Lagos, in March, during 6.4 rainfall days, 77.1mm (3") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in March in Lagos?

In Lagos, the average seawater temperature in March is 28.7°C (83.7°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 March in Lagos?

The average length of the day in March in Lagos, Nigeria, is 12.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Lagos have in March?

In Lagos, Nigeria, the average sunshine in March is 5.6h.

When is the highest UV index in Lagos?

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

What is the UV index reading in March in Lagos?

The average daily maximum UV index in March is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in March - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in March: 32.7°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 March: 23.8°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 March - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in March: 77.1mm

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 March - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in March: 6.4 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 March - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average sea temperature in March: 28.7°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 March / Average sunshine in March - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in March: 12.1h

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 March: 5.6h

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