Best Time To Visit Maiduguri, Nigeria

Best Time To Go To Maiduguri

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.

Climate in Maiduguri

Know weather for your travel dates:

27-May-2018
Today 27 May

100

77

Overcast throughout the day.

Wind:1.71 m/s

Humidity:49%

Precipitation:0.01%

  • Mon 28 May
    101 | 75

    Partly cloudy throughout the day and breezy in the morning.

  • Tue 29 May
    96 | 75

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day and breezy in the morning.

  • Wed 30 May
    96 | 75

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

  • Thu 31 May
    100 | 75

    Mostly cloudy until afternoon.

  • Fri 01 Jun
    103 | 77

    Partly cloudy until evening.

  • Sat 02 Jun
    103 | 76

    Partly cloudy throughout the day.

Month wise Weather in Maiduguri

Average Temperature in Maiduguri by month

  • 120℉
  • 90℉
  • 60℉
  • 30℉ 0℉
Jan

Average temperature: 74℉

Minimum temperature: 52℉

Maximum temperature: 102℉

Feb

Average temperature: 74℉

Minimum temperature: 54℉

Maximum temperature: 100℉

Mar

Average temperature: 83℉

Minimum temperature: 55℉

Maximum temperature: 108℉

Apr

Average temperature: 91℉

Minimum temperature: 70℉

Maximum temperature: 113℉

May

Average temperature: 94℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 111℉

Jun

Average temperature: 90℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 109℉

Jul

Average temperature: 86℉

Minimum temperature: 70℉

Maximum temperature: 106℉

Aug

Average temperature: 83℉

Minimum temperature: 68℉

Maximum temperature: 100℉

Sep

Average temperature: 86℉

Minimum temperature: 72℉

Maximum temperature: 106℉

Oct

Average temperature: 86℉

Minimum temperature: 59℉

Maximum temperature: 108℉

Nov

Average temperature: 79℉

Minimum temperature: 57℉

Maximum temperature: 100℉

Dec

Average temperature: 74℉

Minimum temperature: 55℉

Maximum temperature: 97℉

Highest temperature in Maiduguri is recorded as 113℉ in April.

Lowest temperature in Maiduguri is recorded as 51.8℉ in January.

Average Humidity in Maiduguri by Month (in %)

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50
  • 25 0
Jan

Average Humidity: 28%

Minimum Humidity: 20%

Maximum Humidity: 41%

Feb

Average Humidity: 20%

Minimum Humidity: 15%

Maximum Humidity: 27%

Mar

Average Humidity: 24%

Minimum Humidity: 17%

Maximum Humidity: 34%

Apr

Average Humidity: 24%

Minimum Humidity: 14%

Maximum Humidity: 41%

May

Average Humidity: 38%

Minimum Humidity: 22%

Maximum Humidity: 64%

Jun

Average Humidity: 57%

Minimum Humidity: 39%

Maximum Humidity: 84%

Jul

Average Humidity: 67%

Minimum Humidity: 48%

Maximum Humidity: 82%

Aug

Average Humidity: 80%

Minimum Humidity: 66%

Maximum Humidity: 92%

Sep

Average Humidity: 70%

Minimum Humidity: 51%

Maximum Humidity: 87%

Oct

Average Humidity: 33%

Minimum Humidity: 24%

Maximum Humidity: 63%

Nov

Average Humidity: 26%

Minimum Humidity: 22%

Maximum Humidity: 34%

Dec

Average Humidity: 28%

Minimum Humidity: 19%

Maximum Humidity: 38%

Most humid month in Maiduguri is August.

Least humid month in Maiduguri is February.