January 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

What is the temperature in January in Dakar?

In Dakar, in January, the average high-temperature is 25°C (77°F), and the average low-temperature is 17.4°C (63.3°F).

How much does it rain in Dakar in January?

During January, Dakar regularly aggregates up to 2.1mm (0.1") of precipitation.
Average temperature in January - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average high temperature in January: 25°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 January: 17.4°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 January - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average humidity in January: 69%

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

Average rainfall in January - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average rainfall in January: 2.1mm

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 January - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average rainfall days in January: 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 January - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average sea temperature in January: 22.8°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 January / Average sunshine in January - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average daylight in January: 11.4h

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 January: 7.9h

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 January - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average UV index in January: 9

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).

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