Minna Airport

DNMN · Niger, Nigeria

Climate Minna Airport 2020-2024

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

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

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 38.4 39 48 33 61 26
February 32.8 34 39 23 46 33
March 70.7 74 92 40 65 68
April 76.4 80 75 84 76 86
May 72.0 71 81 75 70 67
June 56.8 50 63 73 59
July 39.3 50 42 37 31
August 34.5 42 36 38 34
September 49.2 57 42 59 44
October 69.1 68 72 72 78
November 90.0 80 94 91 95
December 64.1 60 94 36 72
Average 57.0 60.5 61.6 58.7 59.7 58.3

10th best VFR conditions of Nigeria

VFR conditions during daylight period

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

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 69.3 70 75 71 81 58
February 59.2 46 60 62 64 50
March 87.3 85 99 74 86 80
April 96.4 98 99 98 92 99
May 95.2 96 95 95 97 99
June 85.0 82 89 91 92
July 76.2 85 81 74 79
August 65.8 72 66 75 69
September 79.2 90 66 89 76
October 90.2 91 88 93 95
November 97.3 96 98 98 99
December 82.7 85 98 72 92
Average 81.4 79.9 85.6 82.0 84.1 82.0

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

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

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 34.8 36 36 35 36 33
February 36.1 37 37 37 36 37
March 36.2 38 36 37 36 37
April 34.8 37 35 35 36 36
May 32.1 33 33 33 33 31
June 30.2 30 30 31 33
July 28.8 30 29 29 28
August 28.3 29 28 29 29
September 29.5 30 29 30 28
October 30.9 32 31 32 31
November 33.9 33 35 33 36
December 34.6 35 35 35 36
Average 32.8 36.0 32.8 32.8 33.0 32.7

4th 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 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
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 23.4 22.3 21.8 22.2 22.4

4th lowest temperature of Nigeria

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

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 1.4 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 0.0 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 (knots)

Month Average 2024 2023 2022 2021 2020
January 4.5 4 4 5 5 5
February 4.8 5 5 4 5 5
March 5.0 5 5 5 5 5
April 5.4 6 5 5 5 6
May 5.3 6 5 5 5 5
June 5.0 5 5 5 5
July 5.0 5 5 5 5
August 5.1 5 5 5 5
September 4.9 5 5 5 5
October 4.7 5 5 5 5
November 4.5 5 5 4 5
December 4.3 4 5 5 4
Average 4.9 5.2 5.0 4.8 4.8 4.9

4th 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 101° 092° 102° 126° 101°
February 152° 100° 107° 107° 093°
March 243° 242° 215° 245° 275°
April 231° 233° 235° 221° 258°
May 217° 226° 220° 219° 261°
June 227° 219° 215° 262°
July 235° 243° 239° 275°
August 236° 248° 249° 284°
September 213° 241° 225° 227°
October 247° 215° 247° 219°
November 214° 114° 251° 115°
December 140° 108° 092° 150°

Prevailing wind direction

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