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

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

When to go to Northeastern Nigeria, Nigeria

Based on the climate and weather in Northeastern Nigeria, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

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

January

January in this region very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Northeastern Nigeria dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Northeastern Nigeria in May, you will notice that it can be sizzling. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June here can be excruciatingly hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Northeastern Nigeria in August, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September here is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Northeastern Nigeria in October, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Northeastern Nigeria in December, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Northeastern Nigeria, 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 Northeastern Nigeria

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