Abuja, Nigeria: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Abuja, Nigeria? If you're planning to go to Abuja, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Abuja, Nigeria

Based on the climate and weather in Abuja, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

Important essentials for Abuja, Nigeria

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Abuja, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

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What to wear/what to pack for Abuja, Nigeria by month

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January

Traveling to Abuja in January, you will notice that it can be blisteringly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to go to the stunning National Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Abuja tourism authority.

February

If you vacation in Abuja during February, you are likely to see that it is sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to go to the stunning National Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Abuja tourism authority.

March

If you vacation in Abuja during March, you will probably see that it is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to go to the stunning National Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Abuja tourism authority.

April

If you are traveling to Abuja in April, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to go to the stunning National Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Abuja tourism authority.

May

May in Abuja is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to go to the stunning National Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Abuja tourism authority.

June

If you vacation in Abuja during June, you will probably notice that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to go to the stunning National Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Abuja tourism authority.

July

In July, Abuja is hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Abuja, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. Additionally, it is breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to go to the stunning National Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Abuja tourism authority.

August

If you vacation in Abuja during August, you will probably notice that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to go to the stunning National Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Abuja tourism authority.

September

September in Abuja is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to go to the stunning National Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Abuja tourism authority.

October

October in this region is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to go to the stunning National Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Abuja tourism authority.

November

If you vacation in Abuja during November, you may see that it is a scorcher and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to go to the stunning National Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Abuja tourism authority.

December

If you go to Abuja in December, you will notice that it is scorchingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you are going to go to the stunning National Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter the mosque; it is best to check with the Abuja tourism authority.

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