Average 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 travel to Dakar in Senegal? Here are some facts:
- On average, the temperatures are always high.
- Most rainfall (rainy season) 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.
- January is the driest month.
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