Monthly weather forecast and climate
Dakar, Senegal

The vast city of Dakar, Senegal, with a beautiful outline of the Atlantic Ocean waterfront
The vast city of Dakar, Senegal, with a beautiful outline of the Atlantic Ocean waterfront

The best time to visit Dakar

The best months for a swim in Dakar, Senegal, are June, October and November, with a perfect temperature - varying between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F), and scarce rainfall.

Weather in January

January, like December, in Dakar, Senegal, is another warm winter month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 21.8°C (71.2°F) and an average high of 24°C (75.2°F). In January, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in December - a still moderately hot 24°C (75.2°F). Weather in January »

Weather in February

The last month of the winter, February, is also an agreeable month in Dakar, Senegal, with average temperature ranging between min 20.6°C (69.1°F) and max 22.7°C (72.9°F). In Dakar, the average high-temperature in February is almost the same as in January - a pleasant 22.7°C (72.9°F). Weather in February »

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring, in Dakar, is still a pleasant month, with average temperature ranging between max 22.3°C (72.1°F) and min 20.2°C (68.4°F). In Dakar, the average high-temperature in March is essentially the same as in February - a still agreeable 22.3°C (72.1°F). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April, the same as March, in Dakar, Senegal, is an agreeable spring month, with average temperature varying between 20.3°C (68.5°F) and 22.2°C (72°F). With an average high-temperature of 22.2°C (72°F) and an average low-temperature of 20.3°C (68.5°F), April is the coldest month. Weather in April »

Weather in May

The last month of the spring, May, is a warm month in Dakar, Senegal, with average temperature ranging between min 21.3°C (70.3°F) and max 23°C (73.4°F). In May, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in April - a moderately hot 23°C (73.4°F). Weather in May »

Weather in June

The first month of the summer, June, is also a moderately hot month in Dakar, Senegal, with temperature in the range of an average high of 24.9°C (76.8°F) and an average low of 23.3°C (73.9°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 26.3°C (79.3°F) and only 4.3 rainfall days, with 10mm (0.39") of accumulated rainfall, makes June the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in June »

Weather in July

July, like June, in Dakar, Senegal, is a moderately hot summer month, with average temperature fluctuating between 26.4°C (79.5°F) and 25°C (77°F). In July, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in June - a still moderately hot 26.4°C (79.5°F). Weather in July »

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Dakar, is another warm month, with average temperature fluctuating between 26.1°C (79°F) and 27.7°C (81.9°F). In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still warm 27.7°C (81.9°F). Weather in August »

Weather in September

The first month of the autumn, September, is also a moderately hot month in Dakar, Senegal, with average temperature ranging between max 28.2°C (82.8°F) and min 26.8°C (80.2°F). In Dakar, Senegal, the average high-temperature in September is essentially the same as in August - a still moderately hot 28.2°C (82.8°F). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, like September, in Dakar, Senegal, is another warm autumn month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 27.5°C (81.5°F) and an average high of 29°C (84.2°F). The ideal sea water temperature of 28.6°C (83.5°F) and only 5.4 rainfall days, with 21mm (0.83") of accumulated rainfall, makes October the best time for swimming and other water activities. Weather in October »

Weather in November

The last month of the autumn, November, is also a moderately hot month in Dakar, Senegal, with average temperature varying between 28.1°C (82.6°F) and 26.4°C (79.5°F). An excellent water temperature of 27.1°C (80.8°F) and only 1 rainfall days, with 1mm (0.04") of accumulated rainfall, makes November a prime for swimming and other water activities. Weather in November »

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a warm month in Dakar, Senegal, with temperature in the range of an average low of 24.1°C (75.4°F) and an average high of 26.3°C (79.3°F). In Dakar, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in November - a still warm 26.3°C (79.3°F). Weather in December »
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FAQ

What are the least humid months in Dakar?

January and December, with an average relative humidity of 59%, are the least humid months in Dakar.

How many days does it rain in Dakar?

In Dakar, Senegal, during the entire year, the rain falls for 53.1 days and collects up to 235mm (9.25") of precipitation.

What is the driest month in Dakar?

January through March and December are months without rainfall.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Dakar?

January through May and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index.

When is the sea coldest in Dakar?

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

What is the coldest month in Dakar?

With an average high-temperature of 22.2°C (72°F) and an average low-temperature of 20.3°C (68.5°F), April is the coldest month in Dakar, Senegal.

When does it rain in Dakar?

Months with rainfall in Dakar, Senegal, are April through November.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Dakar?

Months with the most sunshine in Dakar, Senegal, are April and May, with an average of 9.9h of sunshine.

When are the longest days in Dakar?

June has the longest days of the year in Dakar, with an average of 13h of daylight.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Dakar?

June through November, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the most humid month in Dakar?

With an average relative humidity of 82%, July is the most humid month in Dakar, Senegal.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Dakar?

August has the least sunshine of the year in Dakar, with an average of 7.7h of sunshine.

What is the wettest month in Dakar?

September is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 13.3 days and accumulates 88mm (3.46") of precipitation.

What month is the sea warmest in Dakar?

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

What is the warmest month in Dakar?

With an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F) and an average low-temperature of 27.5°C (81.5°F), October is the warmest month in Dakar.

What is the month with the shortest days in Dakar?

With an average of 11.3h of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year.

Average temperature
Dakar, Senegal

Average temperature - Dakar, Senegal

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (29°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is April (22.2°C).

The month with the highest average low temperature is October (27.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (20.2°C).

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Average pressure
Dakar, Senegal

Average pressure - Dakar, Senegal

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1013.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1011.3mbar).

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Average wind speed
Dakar, Senegal

Average wind speed - Dakar, Senegal

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (27.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (15.2km/h).

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Average humidity
Dakar, Senegal

Average humidity - Dakar, Senegal

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (82%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and December (59%).

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Average rainfall
Dakar, Senegal

Average rainfall - Dakar, Senegal

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (88mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, February, March and December (0mm).

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Average rainfall days
Dakar, Senegal

Average rainfall days - Dakar, Senegal

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (14.2 days).
Months with the least rainy days are February and March (0.3 days).

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Average sea temperature
Dakar, Senegal

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).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Dakar, Senegal

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Dakar, Senegal

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

Months with the most sunshine are April and May (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 7.7h).

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Average sunshine days
Dakar, Senegal

Average sunshine days - Dakar, Senegal

The month with the most sunshine days is March (30.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (13.3 days).

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Average UV index
Dakar, Senegal

Average UV index - Dakar, Senegal

Months with the highest UV index are June, July, August, September, October and November (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May and December (UV index 6).

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Average visibility
Dakar, Senegal

Average visibility - Dakar, Senegal

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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