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

April 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
April, like March, in Dakar, Senegal, is another warm spring month, with average temperature varying between 18.4°C (65.1°F) and 25.3°C (77.5°F).

Temperature

In Dakar, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in March - a still moderately hot 25.3°C (77.5°F). In April, in Dakar, Senegal, the average low-temperature is 18.4°C (65.1°F).

Humidity

In Dakar, the average relative humidity in April is 79%.

Rainfall

March through May are months without rainfall in Dakar.

Sea temperature

In Dakar, in April, the average water temperature is 20.8°C (69.4°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 20.8°C (69.4°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in Dakar is 12.5h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 12 in April transform into the following instructions:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in April in Dakar?

The average high-temperature, in April, in Dakar, Senegal, is 25.3°C (77.5°F), while the average low-temperature is 18.4°C (65.1°F).

What is the average humidity in April in Dakar?

In Dakar, Senegal, the average relative humidity in April is 79%.

What is the driest month in Dakar?

March through May are months without rainfall.

What is the sea temperature in April in Dakar?

In Dakar, Senegal, in April, the average water temperature is 20.8°C (69.4°F). Swimming in 20.8°C (69.4°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the average length of the day in April in Dakar?

In Dakar, the average length of the day in April is 12.5h.

What month has the most sunshine in Dakar?

The month with the most sunshine in Dakar is April, with an average of 9.6h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in April in Dakar?

The average sunshine in April in Dakar, Senegal, is 9.6h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in April in Dakar?

In Dakar, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in April - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average high temperature in April: 25.3°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are September and October (30.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (24.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 18.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (24.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (17°C).

Average humidity in April - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average humidity in April: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is December (66%).

Average rainfall in April - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average rainfall in April: 0mm

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 in April - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average rainfall days in April: 0 days

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 in April - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average sea temperature in April: 20.8°C

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 in April / Average sunshine in April - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average daylight in April: 12.5h

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

  • Average sunshine in April: 9.6h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 9.6h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 7.2h).

Average UV index in April - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average UV index in April: 12

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).