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Climate and Average Weather Year Round in Ondo Nigeria

In Ondo, the wet season is warm and overcast, the dry season is hot and partly cloudy, and it is oppressive year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 66°F to 91°F and is rarely below 60°F or above 95°F.

Based on the beach/pool score, the best time of year to visit Ondo for hot-weather activities is from late November to late January.

Climate in Ondo

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Ondo weather by month. Click on each chart for more information.

The hot season lasts for 2.5 months, from January 21 to April 7, with an average daily high temperature above 89°F. The hottest month of the year in Ondo is March, with an average high of 90°F and low of 73°F.

The cool season lasts for 3.7 months, from June 13 to October 3, with an average daily high temperature below 83°F. The coldest month of the year in Ondo is August, with an average low of 70°F and high of 82°F.

Average High and Low Temperature in Ondo

Average High and Low Temperature in OndohotcoolJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°FDec 2988°FDec 2988°FFeb 1891°FFeb 1891°F66°F66°F71°F71°FApr 789°FApr 789°FJun 1383°FJun 1383°FOct 383°FOct 383°F68°F68°F74°F74°F71°F71°F71°F71°FNowNow
The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.
AverageJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
High 89°F90°F90°F88°F86°F83°F82°F82°F82°F84°F87°F87°F
Temp. 76°F79°F80°F80°F78°F76°F75°F75°F76°F77°F77°F76°F
Low 67°F71°F73°F73°F72°F71°F71°F70°F71°F71°F70°F67°F

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature in Ondo

Average Hourly Temperature in OndoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowcomfortablecomfortablewarmwarmhothotcomfortable
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Villavicencio, Colombia (5,399 miles away) and Valencia, Venezuela (4,976 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Ondo (view comparison).

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In Ondo, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year in Ondo begins around November 15 and lasts for 3.0 months, ending around February 13.

The clearest month of the year in Ondo is December, during which on average the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 48% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around February 13 and lasts for 9.0 months, ending around November 15.

The cloudiest month of the year in Ondo is April, during which on average the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 87% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories in Ondo

Cloud Cover Categories in OndoclearerclearercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Dec 2653%Dec 2653%Apr 1413%Apr 1413%Nov 1533%Nov 1533%Feb 1333%Feb 1333%NowNowclearmostly clearpartly cloudymostly cloudyovercast
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.
FractionJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Cloudier 55%69%83%87%85%78%75%76%77%75%66%52%
Clearer 45%31%17%13%15%22%25%24%23%25%34%48%

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Ondo varies very significantly throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 6.7 months, from April 6 to October 30, with a greater than 44% chance of a given day being a wet day. The month with the most wet days in Ondo is September, with an average of 24.9 days with at least 0.04 inches of precipitation.

The drier season lasts 5.2 months, from October 30 to April 6. The month with the fewest wet days in Ondo is January, with an average of 1.6 days with at least 0.04 inches of precipitation.

Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. The month with the most days of rain alone in Ondo is September, with an average of 24.9 days. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 84% on September 21.

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Ondo

Daily Chance of Precipitation in OndowetdrydryJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Sep 2184%Sep 2184%Dec 283%Dec 283%Apr 644%Apr 644%Oct 3044%Oct 3044%NowNowrain
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).
Days ofJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Rain 1.6d3.3d8.9d15.2d20.5d23.0d22.3d21.6d24.9d20.3d5.7d1.8d

To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Ondo experiences extreme seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

The rainy period of the year lasts for 9.9 months, from February 1 to November 28, with a sliding 31-day rainfall of at least 0.5 inches. The month with the most rain in Ondo is September, with an average rainfall of 9.3 inches.

The rainless period of the year lasts for 2.1 months, from November 28 to February 1. The month with the least rain in Ondo is January, with an average rainfall of 0.3 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall in Ondo

Average Monthly Rainfall in OndorainJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 in0 in5 in5 in10 in10 in15 in15 in20 in20 inSep 129.4 inSep 129.4 inJan 40.2 inJan 40.2 inJun 298.2 inJun 298.2 inNov 280.5 inNov 280.5 inNowNow
The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average snowfall.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Rainfall 0.3″0.9″1.9″3.9″5.5″7.8″7.9″7.6″9.3″6.2″1.2″0.3″

The length of the day in Ondo does not vary substantially over the course of the year, staying within 32 minutes of 12 hours throughout. In 2024, the shortest day is December 21, with 11 hours, 43 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 20, with 12 hours, 32 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in Ondo

The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.
Hours ofJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Daylight 11.8h11.9h12.1h12.3h12.4h12.5h12.5h12.3h12.2h12.0h11.8h11.7h

The earliest sunrise is at 6:23 AM on May 26, and the latest sunrise is 36 minutes later at 6:59 AM on January 31. The earliest sunset is at 6:19 PM on November 12, and the latest sunset is 42 minutes later at 7:01 PM on July 14.

Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed in Ondo during 2024.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in Ondo

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in OndoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMMay 266:23 AMMay 266:23 AM7:01 PMJul 147:01 PMJul 14Nov 126:19 PMNov 126:19 PM6:59 AMJan 316:59 AMJan 31daynightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunsetNowNow
The solar day over the course of the year 2024. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray.

The figure below presents a compact representation of the sun's elevation (the angle of the sun above the horizon) and azimuth (its compass bearing) for every hour of every day in the reporting period. The horizontal axis is the day of the year and the vertical axis is the hour of the day. For a given day and hour of that day, the background color indicates the azimuth of the sun at that moment. The black isolines are contours of constant solar elevation.

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in Ondo

Solar Elevation and Azimuth in OndoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AM00001010101020202020303030304040404050505050606060607070708080000010101010202020203030303040404040505050506060607070708059NowNow
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Solar elevation and azimuth over the course of the year 2024. The black lines are lines of constant solar elevation (the angle of the sun above the horizon, in degrees). The background color fills indicate the azimuth (the compass bearing) of the sun. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries of the cardinal compass points indicate the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for 2024. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases.

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in Ondo

The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

Ondo experiences significant seasonal variation in the perceived humidity.

The muggier period of the year lasts for 11 months, from January 27 to December 19, during which time the comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable at least 71% of the time.

The month with the fewest muggy days in Ondo is January, with 20.2 days that are muggy or worse.

Humidity Comfort Levels in Ondo

Humidity Comfort Levels in OndomuggyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Jan 861%Jan 861%100%Jun 13100%Jun 13Dec 1971%Dec 1971%NowNowmiserablemiserableoppressiveoppressivemuggymuggydrydrycomfortablecomfortable
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Muggy days 20.2d24.2d29.9d30.0d31.0d30.0d31.0d31.0d30.0d31.0d28.6d22.8d

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in Ondo experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 3.2 months, from June 7 to September 14, with average wind speeds of more than 3.2 miles per hour. The windiest month of the year in Ondo is August, with an average hourly wind speed of 3.9 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 8.8 months, from September 14 to June 7. The calmest month of the year in Ondo is November, with an average hourly wind speed of 2.5 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed in Ondo

Average Wind Speed in OndowindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph1 mph1 mph2 mph2 mph3 mph3 mph4 mph4 mph5 mph5 mph6 mph6 mphAug 14.0 mphAug 14.0 mphNov 62.4 mphNov 62.4 mphJun 73.2 mphJun 73.2 mphSep 143.2 mphSep 143.2 mphNowNow
The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Wind Speed (mph) 3.23.33.43.43.23.33.83.93.22.62.52.9

The predominant average hourly wind direction in Ondo varies throughout the year.

The wind is most often from the south for 1.4 months, from January 12 to February 23; for 2.5 months, from March 25 to June 9; and for 1.1 months, from October 6 to November 8, with a peak percentage of 54% on April 21. The wind is most often from the west for 1.1 months, from February 23 to March 25; for 3.9 months, from June 9 to October 6; and for 4.0 weeks, from November 8 to December 6, with a peak percentage of 64% on July 20. The wind is most often from the east for 1.2 months, from December 6 to January 12, with a peak percentage of 31% on January 1.

Wind Direction in Ondo

Wind Direction in OndoESWSWSWEJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%NowNowwestsoutheastnorth
northeastsouthwest
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions, excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1.0 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Ondo throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.

The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Ondo for general outdoor tourist activities is from early December to late January, with a peak score in the last week of December.

Tourism Score in Ondo

Tourism Score in OndoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810105.85.82.92.94.64.63.63.6NowNowtemperaturetemperature cloudscloudsprecipitationprecipitationtourism score
The tourism score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Ondo for hot-weather activities is from late November to late January, with a peak score in the last week of December.

Beach/Pool Score in Ondo

Beach/Pool Score in OndoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810107.27.24.44.45.25.24.54.5NowNowtemperaturetemperature cloudscloudsprecipitationprecipitationbeach/pool score
The beach/pool score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

Methodology

For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.

Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.

Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.

Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.

Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

Temperatures in Ondo are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Ondo

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in OndoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%100%Jan 1100%Jan 1100%Jul 2100%Jul 2NowNowcomfortablewarmhotcool
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

Growing Degree Days in Ondo

Growing Degree Days in OndoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F2,000°F2,000°F4,000°F4,000°F6,000°F6,000°F8,000°F8,000°F10,000°F10,000°FJan 590°FJan 590°FMar 71,800°FMar 71,800°FDec 319,842°FDec 319,842°FNowNow
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy per square meter does not vary significantly over the course of the year, remaining within 0.5 kilowatt-hours of 4.6 kilowatt-hours throughout.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Ondo

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in OndoJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWhDec 295.1 kWhDec 295.1 kWhMay 224.2 kWhMay 224.2 kWhFeb 144.9 kWhFeb 144.9 kWhJul 74.4 kWhJul 74.4 kWhNowNow
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Solar Energy (kWh) 5.14.94.34.34.24.34.44.64.54.44.75.0

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Ondo are 7.093 deg latitude, 4.835 deg longitude, and 863 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Ondo contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 413 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 837 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,148 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (2,953 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Ondo is covered by cropland (36%), grassland (35%), and trees (22%), within 10 miles by cropland (42%) and trees (32%), and within 50 miles by cropland (40%) and trees (34%).

This report illustrates the typical weather in Ondo, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

Temperature and Dew Point

There is only a single weather station, Murtala Mohammed International Airport, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Ondo.

At a distance of 177 kilometers from Ondo, further than our threshold of 150 kilometers, this station is deemed insufficiently nearby to be relied upon as our primary source for temperature and dew point records. Consequently, the station records are blended with interpolated values from NASA's MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis , and both are corrected for elevation differences according to the International Standard Atmosphere .

The weight assigned to the MERRA-2 value depends on the distance from Ondo to the nearest station, increasing from 0% at 150 kilometers to 100% at 200 kilometers. In this case, the MERRA-2 weight is 35%, making the weight assigned to the weather station 65%.

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © OpenStreetMap contributors.

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