Nigeria weather in May 2025

Expect 88°F 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 2025/2026.

  • 88°F maximum daytime temperature in May in Nigeria (Abuja)88
    88°F 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
  • 72°F minimum night-time temperature in May in Nigeria (Abuja)72
    72°F 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
  • 5.8 inches monthly rainfall in May in Nigeria (Abuja)5.8
    5.8 inches 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 88°F in Abuja, Nigeria in May with high heat and humidity, falling to 72°F 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 5.8 inches.

Nigeria May sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Nigeria in May 2025. 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
Thursday, 1st May 2025 06:14 18:41
Friday, 16th May 2025 06:10 18:43
Saturday, 31st May 2025 06:09 18:46

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