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

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Traveling to Port Harcourt, Nigeria? If you're planning to go to Port Harcourt, this article contains some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Port Harcourt, Nigeria

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

Important essentials for Port Harcourt, Nigeria

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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What to wear/what to pack for Port Harcourt, Nigeria by month

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January

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

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February

If you go to Port Harcourt in February, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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March

March here is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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April

If you vacation in Port Harcourt during April, you might see 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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May

If you vacation in Port Harcourt during May, you might 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 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.

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June

Traveling to Port Harcourt in June, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

If you go to Port Harcourt in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

In August, Port Harcourt is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Port Harcourt, with several of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 90%.

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September

September in Port Harcourt is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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October

If you go to Port Harcourt in October, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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November

November is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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December

December for Port Harcourt is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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