Ibadan, Nigeria: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Ibadan, Nigeria

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

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

January

January in this region is pretty consistently hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses

February

If you go to Ibadan in February, you will notice that it can be sweltering, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts

March

If you visit Ibadan during March, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses

April

Traveling to Ibadan in April, you will notice that it is hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses

May

If you visit Ibadan during May, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain boots
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Skirts

June

June in Ibadan is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

July

If you vacation in Ibadan during July, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants

August

If you go to Ibadan in August, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

September

Traveling to Ibadan in September, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat

October

If you visit Ibadan during October, you are likely to find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

November

November for Ibadan is extremely warm, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants

December

If you visit Ibadan during December, you are likely to find that it is hot, very hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Ibadan, Nigeria

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types D and G
  • A SIM card that works in Ibadan
  • Appropriate museum wear

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