Ilorin International Airport

DNIL · Kwara, Nigeria

Statistics Ilorin International Airport 2019-2022

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of Ilorin International Airport (DNIL) between 2019 and 2022.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 56.3 70 60 35 49
February 58.2 66 58 37 50
March 88.2 97 80 90 97
April 91.9 98 91 94 95
May 91.2 96 96 0 76
June 81.4 88 91 76 50
July 75.0 77 81 63 38
August 71.2 79 75 60 64
September 80.8 82 88 71 78
October 84.8 92 93 88 73
November 86.0 86 88 91 86
December 66.4 76 45 87 72
Average 72.8 85.3 78.8 74.7 72.0

2nd best VFR conditions of Nigeria

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met:
  • Visibility: 8 km or more
  • Ceiling: 3,000 ft or more
Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 71.2 85 70 50 73
February 81.6 84 84 74 73
March 96.4 100 91 98 100
April 98.6 99 99 99 100
May 99.0 98 100 0 100
June 95.2 95 97 95 100
July 98.9 99 99 97 100
August 94.3 95 99 87 96
September 97.1 98 98 97 97
October 97.7 98 99 97 98
November 96.4 94 98 97 98
December 85.0 91 77 94 91
Average 92.2 95.3 92.4 89.9 92.7

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met:
  • Visibility: 5 km or more
  • Ceiling: 1,000 ft or more
Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 32.4 33 34 31 31
February 33.7 35 35 34 32
March 34.3 37 35 34 33
April 32.7 33 33 33 32
May 30.6 31 32 24 29
June 28.7 30 30 28 26
July 28.1 29 29 27 27
August 27.6 28 29 27 28
September 28.2 29 29 27 30
October 30.0 31 31 30 29
November 32.7 34 31 34 32
December 32.7 34 32 34 32
Average 30.5 31.9 31.7 30.9 30.6

10th highest temperature of Nigeria

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 22.7 21 23 21 24
February 24.5 24 24 24 25
March 26.1 25 25 26 30
April 24.5 22 25 25 29
May 24.6 23 24 24 26
June 23.7 22 23 24 25
July 23.3 22 23 24 26
August 22.5 21 22 24 25
September 23.0 22 23 23 23
October 23.2 22 24 23 23
November 23.9 22 24 24 25
December 22.2 21 21 23 22
Average 24.3 22.1 23.3 23.6 24.5

6th lowest temperature of Nigeria

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 0.0 0 0 0 0
February 0.0 0 0 0 0
March 0.0 0 0 0 0
April 0.1 1 0 0 0
May 0.7 1 0 0 0
June 0.5 1 0 0 0
July 1.0 0 1 2 0
August 3.0 3 4 0 0
September 2.1 4 2 0 1
October 1.4 2 0 1 3
November 0.1 1 0 0 0
December 0.0 0 0 0 0
Average 0.6 1.2 0.6 0.2 0.6

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 (knots)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 4.7 5 5 5 4
February 3.9 4 3 5 4
March 5.9 6 5 6 5
April 6.9 7 6 7 7
May 6.4 6 7 10 6
June 5.8 6 5 6 6
July 6.9 7 7 7 5
August 6.2 7 5 7 7
September 4.9 5 5 4 5
October 4.2 4 5 4 4
November 4.8 5 5 5 4
December 4.2 4 4 4 4
Average 5.3 5.5 5.1 5.3 4.5

10th 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 2022 2021 2020 2019
January 020° 355° 016° 031°
February 032° 010° 018° 210°
March 201° 192° 201° 196°
April 188° 288° 194° 190°
May 190° 343° 006° 203°
June 194° 184° 191° 202°
July 203° 183° 211° 205°
August 208° 204° 201° 214°
September 203° 187° 189° 190°
October 178° 175° 207° 172°
November 067° 196° 023° 071°
December 031° 019° 263° 359°

Prevailing wind direction

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

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