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CLIMATE: AVERAGE MONTHLY WEATHER IN Dakar, Senegal

Dakar has a hot semi-arid climate with a short rainy season and a lengthy dry season. Dakar's rainy season lasts from July to October while the dry season covers the remaining eight months. The city sees approximately 540 mm of annual precipitation. Dakar between December and April is usually nice and warm. Nights during this time of the year are comfortable. Between May and November, the city becomes decidedly warmer. However, Dakar's weather is not quite as hot as that of African cities inland.

What's the best time to go to Dakar in Senegal? Here are some annual weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:
  • On average, the temperatures are always high.
  • Most rainfall (rainy season / monsoon) is seen in April, May and September.
  • Dakar has dry periods in January, February, July and August.
  • On average, the warmest month is August.
  • On average, the coolest month is February.
  • September is the wettest month. This month should be avoided if you don't like too much rain.
  • January is the driest month.
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For more information, see the weather forecast and our average climate infomation (by month in graphs) below.

* Data from nearest weather station: Dakar, Senegal (0.0 KM).

Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year

The monthly mean minimum and maximum daily temperature. Show in Fahrenheit »
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Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year

This is the monthly total of sunhours
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Average water temperature over the year

The monthly mean water temperature. Show in Fahrenheit »
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Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)

This is the mean monthly precipitation, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches »
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Average monthly rainy days over the year

This is the number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.
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Average humidity over the year

This is the mean monthly relative humidity
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Average wind speed over the year

This is the mean monthly wind speed (meters per second)
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Weather Forecast for Dakar

Show in Fahrenheit
SAT
Partly cloudy
27°C
22°C
SUN
Partly cloudy
26°C
22°C
MON
Partly cloudy
26°C
19°C

Today's forecast

10 Day Forecast 
Partly cloudy
27°C | 22°C