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Usual weather in Senegal

Do you need to know, when is the best time to go to Senegal? Then you should take a look here, what weather you can expect there during the year.

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What weather to expect in Senegal

The climate of Senegal is tropical. There is a hot and humid rainy season from May to November, when there are strong southeast winds. Dry season is from December to April and this season is dominated by hot and dry winds.

When speaking about the usual weather in this state, the information is relevant for example for these popular places: Cap Vert Thies, Casamance, Central Senegal, Dakar, Foundiougne, Joal Fadiouth, Kafountine, Kaolack, Kedougou, Langue de Barbarie National Park, Mar Lodj, Mboro, Mbour, Niokolo Koba, Northern Senegal, Palmarin, Popenguine, Saint Louis, Salemata, Sokone, Tambacounda, Tambacounda Region, Thies, Toubakouta, Ziguinchor.

Let's look now what weather you can expect in the area around the capital and in many other cities. The warmest month here is September, the average maximum temperature is 31.4 ℃ (88.52 ℉). The average minimum temperature in this month is 25.3 ℃ (77.54 ℉). The coldest month here is April, the average maximum temperature is 24.4 ℃ (75.92 ℉). The average minimum temperature in this month is 19.2 ℃ (66.56 ℉). The most rainy month here is August, the average number of rainy days is 11.3. The least rainy month here is January, the average number of rainy days is 0.

Please, keep in mind, that this is not a weather forecast, but the information about the usual weather (average). This should help you to decide, when is the best time to go to Senegal. Read more details about the typical weather there in all individual months below:

January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December


January

Typical (usual) weather in Senegal in January is this: The average highest temperature in Senegal in January is 26.7 ℃ (80.06 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 18.3 ℃ (64.94 ℉). At the beginning of January you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 27.15 ℃ (80.87 ℉). At the end of January you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 25.95 ℃ (78.71 ℉). The average number of rainy days in January is 0. The average rainfall is 0 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:16 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:21 and at the end of the month 11:29.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it.

February

Typical (usual) weather in Senegal in February is this: The average highest temperature in Senegal in February is 25.2 ℃ (77.36 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 18.4 ℃ (65.12 ℉). At the beginning of February you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 25.95 ℃ (78.71 ℉). At the end of February you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 25.15 ℃ (77.27 ℉). The average number of rainy days in February is 0. The average rainfall is 0 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:29 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:39 and at the end of the month 11:51.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it.

March

Typical (usual) weather in Senegal in March is this: The average highest temperature in Senegal in March is 25.1 ℃ (77.18 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 18.1 ℃ (64.58 ℉). At the beginning of March you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 25.15 ℃ (77.27 ℉). At the end of March you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 24.75 ℃ (76.55 ℉). The average number of rainy days in March is 0. The average rainfall is 0 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:51 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:03 and at the end of the month 12:15.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it.

April

Typical (usual) weather in Senegal in April is this: The average highest temperature in Senegal in April is 24.4 ℃ (75.92 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 19.2 ℃ (66.56 ℉). At the beginning of April you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 24.75 ℃ (76.55 ℉). At the end of April you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 25 ℃ (77 ℉). The average number of rainy days in April is 0. The average rainfall is 0 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:15 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:27 and at the end of the month 12:38.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it.

May

Typical (usual) weather in Senegal in May is this: The average highest temperature in Senegal in May is 25.6 ℃ (78.08 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 20.1 ℃ (68.18 ℉). At the beginning of May you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 25 ℃ (77 ℉). At the end of May you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 27.2 ℃ (80.96 ℉). The average number of rainy days in May is 0. The average rainfall is 0 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:38 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:48 and at the end of the month 12:55.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it.

June

Typical (usual) weather in Senegal in June is this: The average highest temperature in Senegal in June is 28.8 ℃ (83.84 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 23.7 ℃ (74.66 ℉). At the beginning of June you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 27.2 ℃ (80.96 ℉). At the end of June you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 27.85 ℃ (82.13 ℉). The average number of rainy days in June is 2. The average rainfall is 10.3 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:55 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:59 and at the end of the month 12:59.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it.

July

Typical (usual) weather in Senegal in July is this: The average highest temperature in Senegal in July is 26.9 ℃ (80.42 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 25.2 ℃ (77.36 ℉). At the beginning of July you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 27.85 ℃ (82.13 ℉). At the end of July you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 28.15 ℃ (82.67 ℉). The average number of rainy days in July is 6. The average rainfall is 66.1 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:59 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:55 and at the end of the month 12:48.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it.

August

Typical (usual) weather in Senegal in August is this: The average highest temperature in Senegal in August is 29.4 ℃ (84.92 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 25.6 ℃ (78.08 ℉). At the beginning of August you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 28.15 ℃ (82.67 ℉). At the end of August you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.4 ℃ (86.72 ℉). The average number of rainy days in August is 11.3. The average rainfall is 236 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:48 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:38 and at the end of the month 12:27.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it.

September

Typical (usual) weather in Senegal in September is this: The average highest temperature in Senegal in September is 31.4 ℃ (88.52 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 25.3 ℃ (77.54 ℉). At the beginning of September you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.4 ℃ (86.72 ℉). At the end of September you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 31.2 ℃ (88.16 ℉). The average number of rainy days in September is 9. The average rainfall is 169.6 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:27 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:15 and at the end of the month 12:03.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it.

October

Typical (usual) weather in Senegal in October is this: The average highest temperature in Senegal in October is 31 ℃ (87.8 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 25 ℃ (77 ℉). At the beginning of October you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 31.2 ℃ (88.16 ℉). At the end of October you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.25 ℃ (86.45 ℉). The average number of rainy days in October is 3.9. The average rainfall is 30.3 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:03 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:51 and at the end of the month 11:39.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it.

November

Typical (usual) weather in Senegal in November is this: The average highest temperature in Senegal in November is 29.5 ℃ (85.1 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 22.6 ℃ (72.68 ℉). At the beginning of November you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.25 ℃ (86.45 ℉). At the end of November you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 28.55 ℃ (83.39 ℉). The average number of rainy days in November is 0. The average rainfall is 0 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:39 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:29 and at the end of the month 11:21.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it.

December

Typical (usual) weather in Senegal in December is this: The average highest temperature in Senegal in December is 27.6 ℃ (81.68 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 20.9 ℃ (69.62 ℉). At the beginning of December you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 28.55 ℃ (83.39 ℉). At the end of December you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 27.15 ℃ (80.87 ℉). The average number of rainy days in December is 0. The average rainfall is 0 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:21 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:16 and at the end of the month 11:15.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it.

Below are average values, so you can consider them typical weather in Senegal in these places. The sign '-' means we don't have enough data for this item.

Saint Louistemperature: - highest temperature: 32.1 ℃ (89.78 ℉)lowest temperature: 16.9 ℃ (62.42 ℉)rainfall: - rainy days: -
Podortemperature: 21.9 ℃ (71.42 ℉)highest temperature: 32.8 ℃ (91.04 ℉)lowest temperature: 12.3 ℃ (54.14 ℉)rainfall: 0.7mmrainy days: -
Lingueretemperature: - highest temperature: 34.2 ℃ (93.56 ℉)lowest temperature: 17.3 ℃ (63.14 ℉)rainfall: - rainy days: -
Matamtemperature: 25.1 ℃ (77.18 ℉)highest temperature: 33.4 ℃ (92.12 ℉)lowest temperature: 16.7 ℃ (62.06 ℉)rainfall: 1mmrainy days: -
Diourbeltemperature: - highest temperature: 34.6 ℃ (94.28 ℉)lowest temperature: 16.7 ℃ (62.06 ℉)rainfall: - rainy days: -
Kaolacktemperature: - highest temperature: 35.4 ℃ (95.72 ℉)lowest temperature: 17.6 ℃ (63.68 ℉)rainfall: - rainy days: -
Tambacoundatemperature: - highest temperature: 35.1 ℃ (95.18 ℉)lowest temperature: 17 ℃ (62.6 ℉)rainfall: - rainy days: -
Ziguinchortemperature: - highest temperature: 32.8 ℃ (91.04 ℉)lowest temperature: 16.8 ℃ (62.24 ℉)rainfall: - rainy days: -
Koldatemperature: 23.7 ℃ (74.66 ℉)highest temperature: 33.6 ℃ (92.48 ℉)lowest temperature: 14.2 ℃ (57.56 ℉)rainfall: 0.2mmrainy days: -
Kedougoutemperature: - highest temperature: 33.8 ℃ (92.84 ℉)lowest temperature: 16.9 ℃ (62.42 ℉)rainfall: - rainy days: -




When you read about the number of mm of rainfall, you should know this: Light rain is when the precipitation rate is less than 2.5 mm (0.1 in) per hour. For moderate rain this number is between 2.5 mm and 10 mm (0.4 in), for heavy rain it is 10 mm - 50 mm (2.0 in). Violent rain has this number higher than 50 mm per hour.


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