Climate in Dakar

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams on this site result from the collected data from 2 measuring stations in Dakar.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Dakar is the coldest region in Senegal with an average high temperature of only 29°C. The climate is very warm with an annual average of 29 degrees, but has few truly tropical and sultry months. It is warm to hot all year round and invites to bathe at average water temperatures of 25 degrees. Dued to the lesser rain the best time for traveling is from November to June. The most rain days occur from from July to September.

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hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Dakar
rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Dakar
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Dakar
Water temperatureWater temperatures in Dakar
Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in Dakar
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)Absolute humidity in Dakar
Map of Dakar

Most important cities in the country part »Dakar«

As the capital region, it is arguably the most important part of Senegal. Alone 2 major cities with over 900,000 inhabitants are located here.

Grand Dakar47,01214°42'48"N17°27'17"W
Mermoz Boabab15,00014°42'23"N17°28'33"W

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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