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Weather in Plateau

Calculated from weather data of Yakubu Gowon Airport (DNJO) between 2020 and 2024.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 25.2 25.0 25.6 24.0 26.6 24.6
February 26.0 26.8 25.3 27.0 24.8
March 29.4 30.3 30.6 27.3 29.5
April 27.9 30.0 28.3 25.6 30.1 27.3
May 26.4 26.6 26.3 26.5 24.0
June 24.1 24.1 24.1 24.6 23.8
July 23.1 24.6 22.8 22.6 22.6
August 22.4 22.8 22.1 23.1 22.0
September 23.9 26.1 22.6 24.0 22.8
October 25.4 26.0 25.3 25.5 25.8
November 26.2 26.5 25.3 26.0
December 25.3 29.0 27.3 21.5 27.0
Average 25.7 26.6 26.3 25.3 25.3 25.1

16th highest temperature of Nigeria

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 15.9 25 14 17 17 16
February 16.1 15 17 17 15
March 20.1 21 18 21 21
April 20.7 24 21 20 21 21
May 20.5 21 20 20 24
June 20.0 21 19 20 21
July 19.2 20 19 19 19
August 18.9 20 18 19 19
September 19.3 22 18 20 19
October 19.7 21 20 20 20
November 18.1 16 19 18
December 16.7 29 15 16 19
Average 19.7 24.6 19.0 18.1 19.1 18.8

1st lowest temperature of Nigeria

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Cold and hot days

Number of days 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
30 °C or warmer 0 28 25 33 29
25 °C or warmer 2 140 170 168 151
20 °C or warmer 3 202 267 291 250
0 °C or colder 0 0 0 0 0

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
February 0.0 0 0 0 0
March 0.0 0 0 0 0
April 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
May 0.7 2 0 0 0
June 0.0 0 0 0 0
July 0.7 1 0 0 2
August 6.3 14 7 2 2
September 2.9 3 6 2 4
October 0.3 0 0 0 0
November 0.0 0 0 0
December 0.0 0 0 0 0
Average 0.8 1.8 1.4 0.2 0.5

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (km/h)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 18.0 13 17 16 18 21
February 18.5 20 16 15 22
March 16.9 16 16 19 18
April 16.9 12 17 15 17 19
May 14.6 15 14 16 0
June 14.7 14 16 15 14
July 15.4 12 16 17 18
August 15.1 14 16 13 15
September 13.8 13 13 13 13
October 17.2 16 19 15 18
November 18.9 17 24 18
December 18.0 7 18 27 16
Average 15.9 12.2 15.5 15.9 16.6 17.6

3rd highest wind speed of Nigeria

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January E E E E E
February E E E NE
March E E E E
April NE NW W E SW
May W W W N
June W SW SW SW
July SW W W SW
August W W W W
September SE E SW S
October E E E E
November E E E
December E E E E

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Plateau weather Q&A

What is the warmest month in Plateau?

The warmest month is March with an average temperature of 29 °C over the past years.

What is the coldest month in Plateau?

The coldest month is August with an average daytime temperature of 22 °C in the past few years.

Which month is the wettest in Plateau?

Chance of precipitation is the highest in August with a probability of around 6.4 %.

Which month is the driest in Plateau?

The least rainfall and snow can be expected in January. The probability is about 0.0 %.