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Weather in Lagos in January

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temperature
Temp

12° C

average

rain
Rain

16 mm

per month

sun
Sun

57 %

chance

humidity
Humidity

76 %

average

What’s the weather like in Lagos in January?

In January, Lagos experiences warm and dry weather. It is the dry season in Lagos, which means visitors can expect plenty of sunshine and low chances of rainfall during this month. The city enjoys a tropical savanna climate, characterized by consistent temperatures and distinct wet and dry seasons.

Average daily temperatures

The average daily temperatures in Lagos in January range from around 24°C (75°F) to 31°C (88°F). During daytime, temperatures can be quite hot and humid, making it advisable to dress in lightweight and breathable clothing. In the evenings, temperatures tend to be slightly cooler but still pleasant.

Sunshine and rainfall

January is one of the driest months in Lagos, with very little rainfall. Visitors can expect an average of only 2-3 rainy days throughout the month. The skies are predominantly clear, allowing for abundant sunshine. It is advisable to wear sunscreen and stay hydrated, as the sun’s rays can be strong during this time of year.