Senegal climate guide

Temperature in Senegal (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
26°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Senegal (Dakar)26
27°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Senegal (Dakar)27
27°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Senegal (Dakar)27
27°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Senegal (Dakar)27
28°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Senegal (Dakar)28
30°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Senegal (Dakar)30
30°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Senegal (Dakar)30
30°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Senegal (Dakar)30
31°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Senegal (Dakar)31
31°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Senegal (Dakar)31
30°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Senegal (Dakar)30
28°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Senegal (Dakar)28
Min temperature (night-time)
17°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Senegal (Dakar)17
17°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Senegal (Dakar)17
18°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Senegal (Dakar)18
19°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Senegal (Dakar)19
20°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Senegal (Dakar)20
23°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Senegal (Dakar)23
25°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Senegal (Dakar)25
25°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Senegal (Dakar)25
25°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Senegal (Dakar)25
24°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Senegal (Dakar)24
22°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Senegal (Dakar)22
20°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Senegal (Dakar)20
Sea temperature
20°C sea temperature in January in Senegal (Dakar)20
19°C sea temperature in February in Senegal (Dakar)19
19°C sea temperature in March in Senegal (Dakar)19
20°C sea temperature in April in Senegal (Dakar)20
21°C sea temperature in May in Senegal (Dakar)21
25°C sea temperature in June in Senegal (Dakar)25
27°C sea temperature in July in Senegal (Dakar)27
28°C sea temperature in August in Senegal (Dakar)28
28°C sea temperature in September in Senegal (Dakar)28
28°C sea temperature in October in Senegal (Dakar)28
26°C sea temperature in November in Senegal (Dakar)26
23°C sea temperature in December in Senegal (Dakar)23

Sunshine & Daylight in Senegal

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
Daily hours of daylight
11 hours of daylight per day in January in Senegal (Dakar)11
12 hours of daylight per day in February in Senegal (Dakar)12
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Senegal (Dakar)12
12 hours of daylight per day in April in Senegal (Dakar)12
13 hours of daylight per day in May in Senegal (Dakar)13
13 hours of daylight per day in June in Senegal (Dakar)13
13 hours of daylight per day in July in Senegal (Dakar)13
13 hours of daylight per day in August in Senegal (Dakar)13
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Senegal (Dakar)12
12 hours of daylight per day in October in Senegal (Dakar)12
11 hours of daylight per day in November in Senegal (Dakar)11
11 hours of daylight per day in December in Senegal (Dakar)11

Rainfall in Senegal

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
1 day with some rainfall in January in Senegal (Dakar)1
1 day with some rainfall in February in Senegal (Dakar)1
0 days with some rainfall in March in Senegal (Dakar)0
0 days with some rainfall in April in Senegal (Dakar)0
0 days with some rainfall in May in Senegal (Dakar)0
2 days with some rainfall in June in Senegal (Dakar)2
5 days with some rainfall in July in Senegal (Dakar)5
10 days with some rainfall in August in Senegal (Dakar)10
9 days with some rainfall in September in Senegal (Dakar)9
2 days with some rainfall in October in Senegal (Dakar)2
0 days with some rainfall in November in Senegal (Dakar)0
0 days with some rainfall in December in Senegal (Dakar)0
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
2 mm monthly rainfall in January in Senegal (Dakar)2
1 mm monthly rainfall in February in Senegal (Dakar)1
0 mm monthly rainfall in March in Senegal (Dakar)0
0 mm monthly rainfall in April in Senegal (Dakar)0
0 mm monthly rainfall in May in Senegal (Dakar)0
15 mm monthly rainfall in June in Senegal (Dakar)15
72 mm monthly rainfall in July in Senegal (Dakar)72
179 mm monthly rainfall in August in Senegal (Dakar)179
149 mm monthly rainfall in September in Senegal (Dakar)149
39 mm monthly rainfall in October in Senegal (Dakar)39
1 mm monthly rainfall in November in Senegal (Dakar)1
1 mm monthly rainfall in December in Senegal (Dakar)1

More climate for Senegal

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in January in Senegal (Dakar)9
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in February in Senegal (Dakar)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in March in Senegal (Dakar)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in April in Senegal (Dakar)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in May in Senegal (Dakar)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in June in Senegal (Dakar)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in July in Senegal (Dakar)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in August in Senegal (Dakar)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in September in Senegal (Dakar)11
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in October in Senegal (Dakar)11
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in November in Senegal (Dakar)9
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in December in Senegal (Dakar)8
Heat & Humidity
Low heat & humidity in January in Senegal (Dakar)L
Low heat & humidity in February in Senegal (Dakar)L
Low heat & humidity in March in Senegal (Dakar)L
Low heat & humidity in April in Senegal (Dakar)L
Moderate heat & humidity in May in Senegal (Dakar)M
High heat & humidity in June in Senegal (Dakar)H
High heat & humidity in July in Senegal (Dakar)H
High heat & humidity in August in Senegal (Dakar)H
Very high heat & humidity in September in Senegal (Dakar)VH
Very high heat & humidity in October in Senegal (Dakar)VH
High heat & humidity in November in Senegal (Dakar)H
Moderate heat & humidity in December in Senegal (Dakar)M

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Senegal, represented by Dakar, shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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