Maiduguri experience hot semi-arid climate throughout the year. Hence, you will experience either dry season or rainy season in this capital city of Borno State. Keeping this fact in mind, you need to plan out your trip and decide as to when is the best time to visit Maiduguri.
To make your work easy, TripHobo has categorized the months according to two seasons. Let’s check that out first:
Rainy season (May to September): During this season, the day temperature rises above 40 degree Celsius. While at night, it falls to 24 degree Celsius. Along with such extremes in temperature, rainfall also occurs in this season, with August receiving the highest rainfall. Hence, if you are planning to come in this season, avoid August.
Dry season (October to April): With the start of October, the precipitation level reduces. On the other hand, the day temperature also starts to fall to 30 degree Celsius, making the climate pleasant and bearable. However, occasional rainfall does happen in the month of December. Otherwise, this season is perfect to explore Maiduguri. That’s why, this season is also considered as the peak season as well.
So, dry season is the best time to visit Maiduguri. It is ideally because of the pleasant weather which makes it easier for travelers explore this city in both days and nights. However, to be specific months like November, January and February are the ideal months for visiting Maiduguri.
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