Top 10 Hottest States & Places in Nigeria

To discover the hottest places and states in Nigeria, we decided to examine the temperature and weather conditions of all states in Nigeria.

Nigeria with 923,768 km² is one of the largest countries in Africa.

The country is made up of 36 states and Federal Capital Territory.

Traditionally, Nigeria is divided into Southern Nigeria and Northern Nigeria.

The three major weather conditions experienced in Nigeria is the:

Rainy Season

Dry Season

Harmattan Season

States and regions with very high temperature in Nigeria are mostly found in the northern parts of Nigeria.

These are mostly located at sahel areas and region.

Hence,it is easier to predict that some of the hottest places in Nigeria and regions with very high temperature in Nigeria is can be found in extreme north of Nigeria.

Some of the hottest places and regions in Nigeria rarely experience frequent rain fall even during rainy seasons in Nigeria.

Through research backed by experience through visitation here is the list of hottest regions and places in Nigeria.

Top 10 Hottest States in Nigeria by Temperature

Below is credible list is states in Nigeria that’s the hottest and has the highest temperature in Nigeria.

It is also important to note that the temperature of these regions and states is subject to changes especially during different seasons and weather conditions.

Sokoto State – 28.3 °C (82.9 °F)

Sokoto state is Nigeria’s hottest state and region with temperature of 28.3 °C (82.9 °F). Sokoto state is yearlong hot or warm.

Rain fall in Sokoto is very rare and heavy sunshine is experienced in the state.

The weather condition of Sokoto state is mostly described as harsh and strong too.

Adamawa State – 61.9°F

Adamawa state porpularly known as sunshine state is one of the Nigeria’s hottest state and region.

The temperature of the state is usually very high and weather condition hot and harsh too. Between November and March the state experience it’s hottest season.

Borno State – 103°F

Borno state with average 103°F temperature is among the hottest states and regions in Nigeria.

Rain fall in Borno is rare and the temperature of the state drops between December and January.

Kano State – 53°F to 102°F

Kano state is also one of the states in Nigeria that is hot with sometimes very high temperature.

It is all yearlong warm and hot in most parts of Kano. It is one of the hottest places in Nigeria.

Katsina State – 98°F

Katsina state is considered one of the hottest and warmest places in Nigeria with an average temperature of 98°F.

The northwest state is one of the hottes states in the northern Nigeria

Jigawa State – 36⁰C or 100°F

Jigawa state in northwest Nigeria is equally among the most hot regions and places in Nigeria.

The average temperature level of Jigawa state is 36⁰C. The hottest period or months in Jigawa state is March to May.

Zamfara State – 97°F

Zamfara state which is located in northern Nigeria is one of the hottest regions in Nigeria.

The average temperature of Zamfara state is 97°F. April is the hottest period in Zamfara during the year.

Kebbi State – 41.4°C (106.5°F)

kebbi state with very high temperature also joins the list of high temperature states in Nigeria.

The average annual highest temperature in Birnin Kebbi is 41.4°C (106.5°F) which makes the place very hot among most places in Nigeria.

Gombe State – 39.7°C (103.5°F)

Gombe as most northern states in Nigeria make up Nigeria’s hottest places and regions.

The average annual highest temperature in Gombe is 39.7°C (103.5°F). It is also one of the warmest places in Nigeria.

Bauchi State – 32.5°C (90.5°F)

Bauchi state is one of the states in Nigeria with very hot weather especially in the north.

The average temperature level of Bauchi state is pegged at 32.5°C (90.5°F) which leaves the state being most warm when compared with states in southern Nigeria.


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