Dakar weather in January 2025

Expect 26°C daytime maximum temperatures in the shade with on average 8 hours of sunshine per day in Dakar in January. Check more long-term weather averages for Dakar in January before you book your next holiday to Senegal in 2025/2026.

  • 26°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Dakar26
    26°C max day temperature
  • 8 hours of sunshine per day
  • 1 day with some rainfall in January in Dakar1
    1 day with some rainfall
  • 17°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Dakar17
    17°C min night temperature
  • 11 hours of daylight per day in January in Dakar11
    11 hours of daylight per day
  • Low heat & humidity in January in DakarL
    Low heat & humidity
  • 2 mm monthly rainfall in January in Dakar2
    2 mm of monthly rainfall
  • UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in January in Dakar9
    9 (Very High) UV index
  • 20°C sea temperature in January in Dakar20
    20°C sea temperature

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The January 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 January?

Daytime temperatures usually reach 26°C in Dakar in January with low heat and humidity, falling to 17°C at night.

How sunny is it in Dakar in January?

There are normally 8 hours of bright sunshine each day in Dakar in January - that's 69% of daylight hours.

How warm is the sea around Dakar in January?

The average sea temperature around Dakar in January is 20°C.

Does it ever rain in Dakar in January?

There is usually 1 day with some rain in Dakar in January and the average monthly rainfall is 2mm.

Dakar January sunrise & sunset times

Browse the sunrise and sunset times for Dakar in January 2025. Select a month to view Dakar sunrise and sunset times for the next 12 months.


Date Sunrise times Sunset times
Wednesday, 1st January 2025 07:35 18:52
Thursday, 16th January 2025 07:39 19:01
Friday, 31st January 2025 07:38 19:08

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