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Climate of Dakar
(Senegal)

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures


All climatic diagrams of this site are taken from the collected data from the official weather station in Dakar in a height of 24m above sea level. 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 28°C. With a yearly average of 28 degrees the climate is very warm, but has only a very few tropical and humid 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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Duration of daylight and sunshine in Senegal


hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Dakar
rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Dakar
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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

Important cities in Dakar

Dakar is a part of Senegal and has an east-west extension of about 10 km. From north to south it is approximately 10 km. The biggest cities are Dakar and Pikine. The local time is now Saturday, 3:22 am.

CityPopulationGeo-Position
Dakar1,146,05314°41'37"N17°26'39"W
Pikine941,24514°45'52"N17°23'27"W
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.