Senegal weather averages

Going to Senegal? Find the best month to visit Senegal based on the weather.

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Check Senegal weather averages before you book your next holiday in 2018/2019. Today's maximum temperature in Senegal is expected to be 32°C, while the average maximum temperature in September is 31°C. The holiday weather guide shown above is for Dakar.

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Senegal weather averages: best month

Senegal Best month Averages
Warmest September & October 31°C
Sunniest April 10 hours per day
Least rain March, April, May, November & December 0 days
Warmest sea August, September & October 28°C

Senegal climate guide

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Senegal weather overview

The best time to visit Senegal is between December and April, during the dry season. At this time, temperatures are cooler and hot desert winds, although dusty, disperse the humidity and make life more comfortable. In the rainy season (June to September), the sticky heat will drive you mad, especially on the coast, when heavy cloud cover frequently obscures the sun and nights are as hot and humid as the days.

The further north you go, the less rain you'll see. Northern Senegal borders the Sahara Desert, so days are hot and nights chilly. Even on the coast, winter trade winds can be cool.

What to pack for Senegal weather

Supplement light clothing with warm cover-ups, just in case.

Tropical storm risk: Senegal hurricane season

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The Senegal tropical storm risk chart above shows the hurricane season for Dakar, Senegal.

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Senegal weather averages by month

Check Senegal holiday weather averages for a particular month by selecting from the list below. Monthly weather guides include figures for temperature, rainfall, sunshine hours and sea temperature plus daily sunrise & sunset times.

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Compare Senegal weather with the USA

Below the Senegal weather chart shows maximum daytime temperature for Senegal (Dakar) and the USA (Washington). For more weather parameters or to change the destinations shown visit the comparison weather tool.

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