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

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

When to go to Maiduguri, Nigeria

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

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

January

January in this region is a perfect temperature, extremely hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Maiduguri during February, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently 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 low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Maiduguri during March, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering, extremely hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Maiduguri during April, you are likely to find that it is sizzling, very hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light dresses
  • Light shorts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Tank tops
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis

May

May in this region can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light shorts
  • Light dresses
  • Tank tops
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts

June

June here can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses

September

If you are traveling to Maiduguri in September, you will notice that it is constantly hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Maiduguri can be sweltering, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

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

Humidity is generally between 10 and 20% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Maiduguri in December, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature, extremely hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Maiduguri, 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 Maiduguri

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