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

November 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 autumn, November, is another warm month in Dakar, Senegal, with average temperature fluctuating between 29°C (84.2°F) and 22.5°C (72.5°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 27.1°C (80.8°F) and 2.6mm (0.1") of accumulated rainfall make November the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In Dakar, Senegal, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in October - a moderately hot 29°C (84.2°F). In Dakar, the average low-temperature is 22.5°C (72.5°F).

Heat index

In November, the average heat index is appraised at a tropical 33.5°C (92.3°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like activity, pregnancy, wind, and clothing affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In November, the average relative humidity in Dakar is 74%.

Rainfall

In Dakar, in November, 2.6mm (0.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated. During the entire year, Dakar aggregates up to 494.3mm (19.5") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In November, the average sea temperature in Dakar is 27.1°C (80.8°F).
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

In Dakar, the average length of the day is 11.5h.

Sunshine

In Dakar, Senegal, the average sunshine is 8.3h.

UV index

In Dakar, Senegal, the average daily maximum UV index is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 9 in November transform into the following instructions:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in November in Dakar?

In Dakar, in November, the average high-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.5°C (72.5°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, in November is estimated at 33.5°C (92.3°F).

What is the average humidity in November in Dakar?

The average relative humidity in November in Dakar is 74%.

How much does it rain in Dakar in November?

During November, Dakar regularly aggregates up to 2.6mm (0.1") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in November in Dakar?

In Dakar, the average seawater temperature in November is 27.1°C (80.8°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does Dakar have in November?

The average length of the day in November in Dakar is 11.5h.

How long on average sun shines in November in Dakar?

In November, the average sunshine in Dakar is 8.3h.

What is the UV index reading in November in Dakar?

In November, the average daily maximum UV index in Dakar, Senegal, is 9. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in November - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average high temperature in November: 29°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 November: 22.5°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 November - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average humidity in November: 74%

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

Average rainfall in November - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average rainfall in November: 2.6mm

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 November - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average rainfall days in November: 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 November - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average sea temperature in November: 27.1°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 November / Average sunshine in November - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average daylight in November: 11.5h

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 November: 8.3h

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 November - Dakar, Senegal
  • Average UV index in November: 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).