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

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Traveling to Northern Nigeria, Nigeria? If you're planning to go to Northern Nigeria, this article contains 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 Northern Nigeria, Nigeria

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

Important essentials for Northern Nigeria, Nigeria

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly product.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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

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January

Traveling to Northern Nigeria in January, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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February

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

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March

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

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April

If you are traveling to Northern Nigeria in April, you will notice that it is unbearably hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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May

If you are traveling to Northern Nigeria in May, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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June

If you are traveling to Northern Nigeria in June, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

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July

July in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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August

August is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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September

September here is hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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October

Traveling to Northern Nigeria in October, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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November

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

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December

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

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