Nigeria weather in May 2024

Expect 31°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 7 hours of sunshine per day in Nigeria in May. Check more long-term weather averages for Nigeria in May before you book your next holiday to Nigeria in 2024/2025.

  • 31°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Nigeria (Abuja)31
    31°C max day temperature
  • 7 hours of sunshine per day
  • 10 days with some rainfall in May in Nigeria (Abuja)10
    10 days with some rainfall
  • 22°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Nigeria (Abuja)22
    22°C min night temperature
  • 13 hours of daylight per day in May in Nigeria (Abuja)13
    13 hours of daylight per day
  • High heat & humidity in May in Nigeria (Abuja)H
    High heat & humidity
  • 148 mm monthly rainfall in May in Nigeria (Abuja)148
    148 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in May in Nigeria (Abuja)11
    11+ (Extreme) UV index

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The May weather guide for Nigeria (Abuja) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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How hot is it in Nigeria in May?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 31°C in Abuja, Nigeria in May with high heat and humidity, falling to 22°C at night.

How sunny is it in Nigeria in May?

There are normally 7 hours of bright sunshine each day in Abuja, Nigeria in May - that's 56% of daylight hours.

Does it rain in Nigeria in May?

There are usually 10 days with some rain in Abuja, Nigeria in May and the average monthly rainfall is 148mm.

Nigeria May sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Nigeria in May 2024. Select a month to view Nigeria sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months. The Nigeria sunrise and sunset times shown below are for Abuja.

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Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Wednesday, 1st May 2024 06:14 18:41
Thursday, 16th May 2024 06:10 18:43
Friday, 31st May 2024 06:09 18:46

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