Dakar Climate

   
 
 

The Climate Guide for Dakar, Senegal is perfect for planning your holiday. Monthly weather averages give the best indication of what the weather is usually like for every month of the year including figures for temperature, rainfall and sunshine.

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Max Daytime Temperature (°C) 27°C (81°F) Max Daytime Temperature in January in Dakar 27°C (81°F) Max Daytime Temperature in February in Dakar 27°C (81°F) Max Daytime Temperature in March in Dakar 27°C (81°F) Max Daytime Temperature in April in Dakar 27°C (81°F) Max Daytime Temperature in May in Dakar 30°C (86°F) Max Daytime Temperature in June in Dakar 30°C (86°F) Max Daytime Temperature in July in Dakar 31°C (88°F) Max Daytime Temperature in August in Dakar 31°C (88°F) Max Daytime Temperature in September in Dakar 32°C (90°F) Max Daytime Temperature in October in Dakar 31°C (88°F) Max Daytime Temperature in November in Dakar 28°C (82°F) Max Daytime Temperature in December in Dakar
Min Night-time Temperature (°C) 17°C (63°F) Min Night-time Temperature in January in Dakar 17°C (63°F) Min Night-time Temperature in February in Dakar 18°C (64°F) Min Night-time Temperature in March in Dakar 18°C (64°F) Min Night-time Temperature in April in Dakar 20°C (68°F) Min Night-time Temperature in May in Dakar 23°C (73°F) Min Night-time Temperature in June in Dakar 25°C (77°F) Min Night-time Temperature in July in Dakar 25°C (77°F) Min Night-time Temperature in August in Dakar 25°C (77°F) Min Night-time Temperature in September in Dakar 25°C (77°F) Min Night-time Temperature in October in Dakar 22°C (72°F) Min Night-time Temperature in November in Dakar 19°C (66°F) Min Night-time Temperature in December in Dakar
Hours of Sunshine (Daily) 8 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (69% of Daylight Hours) in January in Dakar 9 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (73% of Daylight Hours) in February in Dakar 9 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (75% of Daylight Hours) in March in Dakar 10 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (76% of Daylight Hours) in April in Dakar 9 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (73% of Daylight Hours) in May in Dakar 8 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (64% of Daylight Hours) in June in Dakar 8 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (58% of Daylight Hours) in July in Dakar 7 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (57% of Daylight Hours) in August in Dakar 7 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (60% of Daylight Hours) in September in Dakar 8 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (70% of Daylight Hours) in October in Dakar 8 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (72% of Daylight Hours) in November in Dakar 8 Hours of Bright Sunshine per day (68% of Daylight Hours) in December in Dakar
Hours of Daylight (Daily) 11 Hours of Daylight in January in Dakar 12 Hours of Daylight in February in Dakar 12 Hours of Daylight in March in Dakar 12 Hours of Daylight in April in Dakar 13 Hours of Daylight in May in Dakar 13 Hours of Daylight in June in Dakar 13 Hours of Daylight in July in Dakar 13 Hours of Daylight in August in Dakar 12 Hours of Daylight in September in Dakar 12 Hours of Daylight in October in Dakar 11 Hours of Daylight in November in Dakar 11 Hours of Daylight in December in Dakar
Heat and Humidity Discomfort Low heat & humidity in January in Dakar Low heat & humidity in February in Dakar Low heat & humidity in March in Dakar Low heat & humidity in April in Dakar Moderate heat & humidity in May in Dakar High heat & humidity in June in Dakar High heat & humidity in July in Dakar High heat & humidity in August in Dakar Very high heat & humidity in September in Dakar Very high heat & humidity in October in Dakar High heat & humidity in November in Dakar Moderate heat & humidity in December in Dakar
Days with some Rainfall 1 Day with some Rainfall in January in Dakar 1 Day with some Rainfall in February in Dakar 0 Days with some Rainfall in March in Dakar 0 Days with some Rainfall in April in Dakar 0 Days with some Rainfall in May in Dakar 2 Days with some Rainfall in June in Dakar 5 Days with some Rainfall in July in Dakar 10 Days with some Rainfall in August in Dakar 9 Days with some Rainfall in September in Dakar 2 Days with some Rainfall in October in Dakar 0 Days with some Rainfall in November in Dakar 0 Days with some Rainfall in December in Dakar
Monthly Rainfall (mm) 1 mm (0.0 inches) Monthly Rainfall in January in Dakar 1 mm (0.0 inches) Monthly Rainfall in February in Dakar 0 mm (0.0 inches) Monthly Rainfall in March in Dakar 0 mm (0.0 inches) Monthly Rainfall in April in Dakar 1 mm (0.0 inches) Monthly Rainfall in May in Dakar 10 mm (0.4 inches) Monthly Rainfall in June in Dakar 78 mm (3.1 inches) Monthly Rainfall in July in Dakar 183 mm (7.2 inches) Monthly Rainfall in August in Dakar 150 mm (5.9 inches) Monthly Rainfall in September in Dakar 42 mm (1.7 inches) Monthly Rainfall in October in Dakar 2 mm (0.1 inches) Monthly Rainfall in November in Dakar 3 mm (0.1 inches) Monthly Rainfall in December in Dakar
UV Index (Maximum) UV (Maximum) Index 9 (Very High) in January in Dakar UV (Maximum) Index 11 (Extreme) in February in Dakar UV (Maximum) Index 11+ (Extreme) in March in Dakar UV (Maximum) Index 11+ (Extreme) in April in Dakar UV (Maximum) Index 11+ (Extreme) in May in Dakar UV (Maximum) Index 11+ (Extreme) in June in Dakar UV (Maximum) Index 11+ (Extreme) in July in Dakar UV (Maximum) Index 11+ (Extreme) in August in Dakar UV (Maximum) Index 11+ (Extreme) in September in Dakar UV (Maximum) Index 11 (Extreme) in October in Dakar UV (Maximum) Index 9 (Very High) in November in Dakar UV (Maximum) Index 8 (Very High) in December in Dakar
Sea Temperature (°C) 21°C (70°F) Sea Temperature in January in Dakar 20°C (68°F) Sea Temperature in February in Dakar 20°C (68°F) Sea Temperature in March in Dakar 21°C (70°F) Sea Temperature in April in Dakar 22°C (72°F) Sea Temperature in May in Dakar 25°C (77°F) Sea Temperature in June in Dakar 27°C (81°F) Sea Temperature in July in Dakar 28°C (82°F) Sea Temperature in August in Dakar 28°C (82°F) Sea Temperature in September in Dakar 28°C (82°F) Sea Temperature in October in Dakar 27°C (81°F) Sea Temperature in November in Dakar 24°C (75°F) Sea Temperature in December in Dakar
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Dakar Climate Zone

Dakar has a hot semi-arid climate.

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