Dakar weather in August 2024

Expect 30°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 7 hours of sunshine per day in Dakar in August. Check more long-term weather averages for Dakar in August before you book your next holiday to Senegal in 2024/2025.

  • 30°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Dakar30
    30°C max day temperature
  • 7 hours of sunshine per day
  • 10 days with some rainfall in August in Dakar10
    10 days with some rainfall
  • 25°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Dakar25
    25°C min night temperature
  • 13 hours of daylight per day in August in Dakar13
    13 hours of daylight per day
  • High heat & humidity in August in DakarH
    High heat & humidity
  • 179 mm monthly rainfall in August in Dakar179
    179 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in August in Dakar11
    11+ (Extreme) UV index
  • 28°C sea temperature in August in Dakar28
    28°C sea temperature

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The August weather guide for Senegal (Dakar) shows long term 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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How hot is it in Dakar in August?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 30°C in Dakar in August with high heat and humidity, falling to 25°C at night.

How sunny is it in Dakar in August?

There are normally 7 hours of bright sunshine each day in Dakar in August - that's 57% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around Dakar in August?

The average sea temperature around Dakar in August is 28°C.

Does it rain in Dakar in August?

There are usually 10 days with some rain in Dakar in August and the average monthly rainfall is 179mm.

What is the chance of a hurricane in Dakar in August?

On average less than 1 day in August in Dakar is likely to be affected by the passage of one or more tropical storms.

Dakar August sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Dakar in August 2024. Select a month to view Dakar sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Thursday, 1st August 2024 06:53 19:39
Friday, 16th August 2024 06:56 19:32
Saturday, 31st August 2024 06:58 19:22

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