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What is the climate like in Senegal?

The climate of Senegal has an average yearly temperature of 38°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 32°C and rise to 42°C.

Annually, about 1082 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Senegal.

The best time to visit Senegal is August. Although it often rains during this period, it rains less than in other months. The temperatures are also good for visiting Senegal.

Temperature 32 to 42°C
Rain 1082 mm
The climate of Senegal
  • Average yearly temperature: 38°C
  • Highest temperature: 42°C in April
  • Lowest temperature: 32°C in August
  • Rainfall: 1082 mm per year, averaging 90 mm by month
  • Driest months: 0 mm in March, 0,1 mm in January and 0,2 mm in February
  • Wettest months: 283 mm in September, 251 mm in July and 249 mm in August

Climate table Senegal

The climate table for Senegal shows the average temperatures, rainfall, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 36 38 41 42 41 39 35 32 33 35 37 36
Nighttime temperature (°C) 19 20 22 24 26 26 26 25 24 25 21 18
Rainfall (mm) 0,1 0,2 0 0,2 7,8 159 251 249 283 130 1,4 0,2
UV Index 8 9 10 10 10 9 7 7 7 8 8 8
Best month No No No No No No No Yes No No No No

Temperature by month in Senegal

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Senegal

Temperature by month in Senegal

Rainfall by month in Senegal

This graph shows the average monthly rainfall in millimeters in Senegal.

Rainfall by month in Senegal

UV index by month in Senegal

This graph shows the average UV index by month in Senegal.

UV index by month in Senegal

Yearly temperature in Senegal

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Senegal, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Senegal

Yearly total rainfall in Senegal

This graph shows the average yearly rainfall in millimeters in Senegal.

Rainfall per year in Senegal

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Average weather in Senegal by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Senegal and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Senegal, you can view the average temperature, rainfall, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.