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

February 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 last month of the winter, February, is another warm month in Dakar, Senegal, with temperature in the range of an average low of 17°C (62.6°F) and an average high of 24.6°C (76.3°F).

Temperature

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

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Dakar, Senegal, is 75%.

Rainfall

February is the last month it rains. Throughout February, Dakar collects 1.3mm (0.1") of precipitation. During the entire year, Dakar aggregates up to 494.3mm (19.5") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Dakar, the average water temperature is 20.7°C (69.3°F).
Note: Swimming in 20.7°C (69.3°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

In Dakar, the average length of the day is 11.7h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Dakar, Senegal, is 8.8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Dakar is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 11 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the coldest month in Dakar?

February is the coldest month, 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 temperature in February in Dakar?

In Dakar, Senegal, in February, the average high-temperature is 24.6°C (76.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 17°C (62.6°F).

What is the average humidity in February in Dakar?

The average relative humidity in February in Dakar is 75%.

What is the last month it rains in Dakar?

February is the last month it rains. Throughout February, Dakar collects 1.3mm (0.1") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in February in Dakar?

In Dakar, Senegal, in February, the average water temperature is 20.7°C (69.3°F). For most, swimming in 20.7°C (69.3°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

How many hours of daylight does Dakar have in February?

In February, the average length of the day is 11.7h.

How long on average sun shines in February in Dakar?

The average sunshine in February in Dakar, Senegal, is 8.8h.

How high is the UV index in February in Dakar?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Dakar is 11. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in February - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average high temperature in February: 24.6°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 February: 17°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 February - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average humidity in February: 75%

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

Average rainfall in February - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average rainfall in February: 1.3mm

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 February - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average rainfall days in February: 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 February - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average sea temperature in February: 20.7°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 February / Average sunshine in February - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average daylight in February: 11.7h

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 February: 8.8h

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 February - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average UV index in February: 11

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).