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Weather in Plateau

Calculated from weather data of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (DNAA) between 2020 and 2024.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 34.8 35.7 35.5 34.7 36.3 32.8
February 36.1 37.1 36.7 36.7 36.3 36.7
March 36.2 37.7 35.7 36.8 36.1 36.8
April 34.8 36.6 34.7 34.7 36.2 35.7
May 32.1 33.3 32.5 33.2 33.2 30.6
June 30.2 30.3 29.8 30.1 30.8 33.0
July 28.8 30.3 29.3 28.6 28.3
August 28.3 29.1 27.8 28.8 28.6
September 29.5 29.8 28.8 30.1 28.1
October 30.9 31.5 31.3 31.6 31.0
November 33.9 33.2 35.0 33.2 35.5
December 34.6 35.0 34.8 34.8 35.6
Average 32.6 35.1 32.8 32.8 33.0 32.7

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 19.7 19 20 20 19 19
February 22.7 23 22 21 22 22
March 25.5 26 24 26 24 25
April 25.7 26 25 24 25 26
May 24.0 23 24 24 25 25
June 22.7 23 23 23 23 23
July 22.4 22 23 23 22
August 21.9 22 21 23 23
September 21.5 21 20 22 22
October 22.3 23 22 22 22
November 21.2 23 19 20 21
December 20.2 20 19 20 20
Average 22.7 23.3 22.3 21.8 22.2 22.4

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 164 274 238 274 232
25 °C or warmer 180 362 331 351 328
20 °C or warmer 180 365 341 358 345
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 0
March 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
April 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
May 0.4 0 0 0 0 0
June 1.2 0 1 1 1 1
July 2.1 1 1 3 3
August 7.2 4 14 3 6
September 3.0 1 6 3 4
October 0.6 0 0 0 0
November 0.0 0 0 0 0
December 0.0 0 0 0 0
Average 1.2 0.1 0.6 2.0 0.9 1.2

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 8.4 8 8 8 9 8
February 8.9 9 10 8 9 9
March 9.4 10 9 10 10 10
April 10.1 11 10 10 9 11
May 9.8 11 9 9 9 10
June 9.4 10 10 9 9 9
July 9.3 9 9 10 10
August 9.4 10 9 9 9
September 9.1 10 9 9 10
October 8.8 8 9 9 9
November 8.4 9 9 7 9
December 8.1 8 8 8 8
Average 9.2 9.7 9.2 9.0 8.9 9.1

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 SE E
February SE E E E E
March SW SW SW SW W
April SW SW SW SW W
May SW SW SW SW W
June SW SW SW SW W
July SW SW SW W
August SW W W W
September SW SW SW SW
October SW SW SW SW
November SW SE W SE
December SE E E SE

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 36 °C over the past years.

What is the coldest month in Plateau?

The coldest month is August with an average daytime temperature of 28 °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 7.3 %.

Which month is the driest in Plateau?

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