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Best time to visit Lagos, Portugal

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The best time to visit Lagos is May

Are you looking for the best time to visit Lagos? Well, you’re in the right place! Although Lagos is a great destination to visit almost all year round, May is the best time to go due to its perfect climate conditions. Around this time of year, flights and accommodation can also be cheaper as it is outside of key peak holiday seasons if you book well enough in advance.

In summer, the temperature in Lagos can rise as high as 26℃ (79℉). In the winter, temperatures can get down to 10℃ (49℉) around February.

The days are longest in Lagos in July, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. To stay dry, avoid travelling to Lagos in November – It’s the wettest month of the year.

Continue reading to find out more about when to visit Lagos, including the climate, seasonal info, what to pack, FAQs, and the best tools to help you plan and book your next vacation.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

July

Most daylight

July

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Lagos seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Lagos as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Lagos is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Lagos

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Lagos for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Lagos climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Lagos for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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MAR
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JUN
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SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Lagos in January

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 9mm (0") over 7 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lagos in January, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Lagos in February

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average low temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 7mm (0") over 6 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
6 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lagos in February, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Lagos in March

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 10 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lagos in March, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Lagos in April

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 12mm (0") over 9 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lagos in April, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Lagos in May

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 24 days
  • Average rainfall: 6mm (0") over 5 days
24 days
of pure sunshine
5 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lagos in May, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Lagos in June

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 2mm (0") over 2 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
2 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lagos in June, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Lagos in July

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 30 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
30 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lagos in July, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Lagos in August

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 29 days
  • Average rainfall: 1mm (0") over 1 days
29 days
of pure sunshine
1 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lagos in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Lagos in September

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 26 days
  • Average rainfall: 3mm (0") over 3 days
26 days
of pure sunshine
3 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lagos in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Lagos in October

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 11mm (0") over 8 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lagos in October, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Lagos in November

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 19mm (1") over 11 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lagos in November, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Lagos in December

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 12mm (0") over 7 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Lagos in December, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Lagos is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 25℃ (77℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Lagos is generally around July. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in July first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Lagos is generally around November, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of November too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Lagos, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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