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

October 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
October in Lagos, Nigeria, is a hot autumn month, with average temperature varying between 30.4°C (86.7°F) and 22.3°C (72.1°F).

Temperature

In Lagos, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in September - a hot 30.4°C (86.7°F). In October, in Lagos, the average low-temperature is 22.3°C (72.1°F).

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 10.9 days. Throughout October, 135.8mm (5.3") 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 October, the average sea temperature in Lagos is 27.8°C (82°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Lagos is 12h.

Sunshine

In Lagos, Nigeria, the average sunshine is 5.4h.

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 reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in October interpret into the following advice:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Lagos?

In Lagos, in October, the average high-temperature is 30.4°C (86.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.3°C (72.1°F).

How much does it rain in Lagos in October?

In Lagos, during October, the rain falls for 10.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 135.8mm (5.3") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in October in Lagos?

In October, the average sea temperature in Lagos is 27.8°C (82°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.

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

The average length of the day in October in Lagos is 12h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Lagos?

In Lagos, the average sunshine in October is 5.4h.

What are the months with 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 October in Lagos?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in October: 30.4°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 October: 22.3°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 October - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in October: 135.8mm

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 October - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in October: 10.9 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 October - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average sea temperature in October: 27.8°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 October / Average sunshine in October - Lagos, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in October: 12h

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 October: 5.4h

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