Dakar
Senegal
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

Monthly weather forecast and climate
Dakar, Senegal

A high aerial view of the vast city of Dakar, Senegal, with a beautiful outline of the Atlantic Ocean waterfront
A high aerial view of the vast city of Dakar, Senegal, with a beautiful outline of the Atlantic Ocean waterfront
The best months for a swim in Dakar, Senegal, are June, July, October and November, with a perfect temperature - varying between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F), and scarce rainfall.
January, the same as December, is a moderately hot winter month in Dakar, Senegal, with average temperature varying between 25°C (77°F) and 17.4°C (63.3°F). In Dakar, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in December - a still moderately hot 25°C (77°F). Weather in January »

February, the last month of the winter, in Dakar, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 24.6°C (76.3°F) and an average low of 17°C (62.6°F). With an average high-temperature of 24.6°C (76.3°F) and an average low-temperature of 17°C (62.6°F), February is the coldest month. Weather in February »

March, the first month of the spring, in Dakar, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 17.4°C (63.3°F) and max 25°C (77°F). In March, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in February - a still moderately hot 25°C (77°F). Weather in March »

April, like March, in Dakar, Senegal, is another warm spring month, with average temperature fluctuating between 18.4°C (65.1°F) and 25.3°C (77.5°F). In April, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in March - a still warm 25.3°C (77.5°F). Weather in April »

May, the last month of the spring, in Dakar, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature varying between 26.3°C (79.3°F) and 20.2°C (68.4°F). In May, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in April - a still warm 26.3°C (79.3°F). Weather in May »

The first month of the summer, June, is also a moderately hot month in Dakar, Senegal, with average temperature fluctuating between 28.9°C (84°F) and 23.1°C (73.6°F). An excellent water temperature of 26.3°C (79.3°F) and only 1 rainfall days, with 10.2mm (0.4") of accumulated rainfall, makes June a prime for swimming and other water activities. Weather in June »

July is a hot summer month in Dakar, Senegal, with average temperature varying between 30°C (86°F) and 24.5°C (76.1°F). An excellent water temperature of 27.6°C (81.7°F) and only 4 rainfall days, with 83.4mm (3.3") of accumulated rainfall, makes July a prime for swimming and other water activities. Weather in July »

August, the last month of the summer, in Dakar, is also a hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 24.6°C (76.3°F) and 30.1°C (86.2°F). In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still hot 30.1°C (86.2°F). Weather in August »

September, the first month of the autumn, in Dakar, is still a hot month, with average temperature varying between 30.4°C (86.7°F) and 24.4°C (75.9°F). The warmest months are September and October, with an average high-temperature of 30.4°C (86.7°F). The average heat index is evaluated at a sweltering 39.2°C (102.6°F). Weather in September »

October, the same as September, in Dakar, Senegal, is another hot autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 30.4°C (86.7°F) and an average low of 24.3°C (75.7°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 28.6°C (83.5°F) and only 2 rainfall days, with 51.6mm (2") of accumulated rainfall, makes October the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in October »

The last month of the autumn, November, is another warm month in Dakar, Senegal, with average temperature varying between 29°C (84.2°F) and 22.5°C (72.5°F). The perfect water temperature of 27.1°C (80.8°F) and 2.6mm (0.1") of accumulated rainfall makes November a great period for swimming and other water activities. Weather in November »

December, the first month of the winter, in Dakar, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 26.5°C (79.7°F) and an average low of 19.6°C (67.3°F). In December, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in November - a still warm 26.5°C (79.7°F). Weather in December »

How much does it rain in Dakar?

During the entire year, Dakar aggregates up to 494.3mm (19.5") of precipitation.

What is the coldest month in Dakar?

February is the coldest month in Dakar, with an average high-temperature of 24.6°C (76.3°F) and an average low-temperature of 17°C (62.6°F).

What is the driest month in Dakar?

March through May are months without rainfall.

What month is the sea coldest in Dakar?

The month with the coldest seawater is March, with an average sea temperature of 19.9°C (67.8°F).

When is the highest UV index in Dakar?

Months with the highest UV index in Dakar, Senegal, are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What month has the most sunshine in Dakar?

With an average of 9.6h of sunshine, April has the most sunshine of the year in Dakar, Senegal.

When does it rain in Dakar?

January, February, June through December are months with rainfall.

When are the longest days in Dakar?

With an average of 13h of daylight, June has the longest days of the year.

What is the wettest month in Dakar?

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 9 days and accumulates 184mm (7.2") of precipitation.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Dakar?

August has the least sunshine of the year in Dakar, Senegal, with an average of 7.2h of sunshine.

What are the warmest months in Dakar?

Warmest months in Dakar, Senegal, are September and October, with an average high-temperature of 30.4°C (86.7°F).

What is the most humid month in Dakar?

With an average relative humidity of 81%, September is the most humid month in Dakar, Senegal.

When is the sea warmest in Dakar?

The month with the warmest seawater is September, with an average sea temperature of 28.7°C (83.7°F).

What is the least humid month in Dakar?

December is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 66%.

What is the month with the shortest days in Dakar?

December has the shortest days of the year in Dakar, with an average of 11.3h of daylight.

When is the lowest UV index in Dakar?

December is the month with the lowest UV index in Dakar, with an average maximum UV index of 8.
Average temperature - Dakar, Senegal
Average humidity - Dakar, Senegal
Average rainfall - Dakar, Senegal

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (184mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are March, April and May (0mm).

Average rainfall days - Dakar, Senegal

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (9 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February, March, April, May, November and December (0 days).

Average sea temperature - Dakar, Senegal

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (28.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (19.9°C).

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Dakar, Senegal
Average UV index - Dakar, Senegal

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 8).