Abuja Climate & Weather
Abuja Climate and Weather
Abuja experiences a three seasons each year, namely the very warm and humid rainy season (from April to October), a dry season (October to April) and a windy season in between known as the Harmattan season, when the dry and dusty West African trade wind of the same name blows through the city, coupled with intense cold. Sometimes the dust storms severely limit visibility and can even block the sun for several days, comparable to a heavy fog. The rainy season in Abuja runs from April to October and during this time average daytime temperatures reach around 28°C to 30°C (82°F to 86°F) while nights are relatively warm. In the dry season, daytime temperatures in Abuja can soar as high as 40°C (104°F) and evenings can be chilly with temperatures dropping as low as 12°C (54°F).
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