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Kano Climate & Temperature

  • Kano, Nigeria is at 12°3'N, 8°32'E, 473 m (1550 ft). See map.
  • Kano has a subtropical steppe/ low-latitude semi-arid hot climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: BSh).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Kano is situated in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 26.4 degrees Celsius (79.5 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 10.1 °C (18.2°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype barely hyperoceanic. Kano Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 696.4 mm (27.4 inches) which is equivalent to 696.4 Litres/m² (17.08 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 3117 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Kano you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Apia, Upolu, Samoa where you would find a Tropical wet climate.

Kano Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 30 (86) 33 (91) 37 (99) 38 (100) 37 (99) 34 (93) 31 (88) 29 (84) 31 (88) 34 (93) 33 (91) 31 (88) 33 (92)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 21 (70) 24 (76) 29 (84) 31 (88) 31 (88) 28 (83) 26 (79) 26 (78) 27 (80) 27 (81) 25 (76) 22 (71) 26 (79)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 13 (56) 16 (61) 20 (69) 24 (75) 25 (77) 23 (74) 21 (71) 21 (70) 21 (71) 20 (69) 17 (62) 14 (57) 20 (67)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (0) 12 (0) 50 (2) 118 (5) 174 (7) 228 (9) 103 (4) 10 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 696 (27)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (3) 2 (7) 8 (26) 11 (37) 17 (55) 21 (68) 14 (47) 2 (6) 0.5 (2) 0 (0) 76.5 (21)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 8h 54' 9h 05' 8h 36' 8h 24' 8h 48' 8h 42' 7h 30' 6h 00' 7h 54' 9h 30' 9h 48' 9h 13' 8h 32'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 29' 11h 43' 12h 02' 12h 23' 12h 40' 12h 48' 12h 44' 12h 30' 12h 10' 11h 50' 11h 33' 11h 25' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 78 (22) 78 (22) 72 (28) 68 (32) 70 (30) 69 (31) 59 (41) 48 (52) 65 (35) 81 (19) 86 (14) 82 (18) 71 (29)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 58 67.2 78.1 89.7 81.8 78.6 81.5 89.2 78.5 66.9 57.8 54.5 73.2

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