Climate in Matam

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this page result from the collected data of the official weather station in Matam in a height of 17m above sea level. All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Matam is one of the warmest region in Senegal with an average daily high temperature of 38 degrees centigrade. It is yearlong warm or hot.
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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Matam
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 9 hours per day, April is the sunniest month in the region of Matam. In December the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Matam
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 12 rainy days, August offers the most number of rainy days, and in April the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Matam
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 0.0 mm, the least rain falls in April. August, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Map of Matam

Most important cities in the region »Matam«

Only very small villages are located here. The two biggest are Matam and Ouro Sogui. The region has a west-east extension of about 80 km and over 70 km from north to south.

CityPopulationGeo position
Matam15,30615° 39' 21"N13° 15' 20"W
Ouro Sogui14,88815° 36' 21"N13° 19' 20"W
Kanel10,16515° 29' 30"N13° 10' 35"W
Waoundé9,08515° 15' 49"N12° 52' 6"W
Diawara8,11215° 1' 19"N12° 32' 37"W
Sémé5,07515° 11' 39"N12° 56' 41"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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