Best time to go to, climate and weather Senegal

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for Senegal

Best time to visit and weather Senegal

Best time to visit and weather Senegal

The best time to go to Senegal is from january until july and september until december, in which you have a warm or hot temperature and none till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Senegal is 34° in october and the lowest is 29° in january.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in Senegal or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for Senegal
  Max temp Precipchance Precip
Jan 29° 0 mm
Feb 29° 0 mm
Mar 29° 0 mm
Apr 29° 1 mm
May 30° 6 mm
Jun 31° 17 mm
Jul 32° 43 mm
Aug 32° 169 mm
Sep 33° 124 mm
Oct 34° 35 mm
Nov 33° 3 mm
Dec 32° 1 mm
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

Want to know more about the climate of Senegal? Go to the full climate information about Senegal


Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to Senegal indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for Senegal.

Best warm months
  General Sunproof Warm
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug    
Sep  
Oct
Nov
Dec


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Holiday Senegal

Holiday Senegal

Hotels and apartments in Senegal

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Climate Senegal

Climate Senegal

In Senegal there are 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical wet and dry or savanna climate and hot desert climate. The average annual temperature for Senegal is 31° degrees and there is 399 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 291 days a year with an average humidity of 69% and an UV-index of 7.

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for Dakar in Senegal per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 29° 21° 0 mm 0 31 4 6
Feb 29° 20° 0 mm 0 28 4 7
Mar 29° 20° 0 mm 0 31 4 6
Apr 29° 21° 1 mm 1 29 4 7
May 30° 22° 6 mm 3 28 4 7
Jun 31° 24° 17 mm 5 25 3 7
Jul 32° 26° 43 mm 10 21 3 7
Aug 32° 27° 169 mm 18 13 3 7
Sep 33° 27° 124 mm 15 15 3 8
Oct 34° 28° 35 mm 6 25 3 8
Nov 33° 26° 3 mm 2 28 4 7
Dec 32° 24° 1 mm 1 30 4 7

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 29° in january in Senegal and at least around 21° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Senegal.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 29° in february in Senegal and at least around 20° degrees. and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Senegal.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 29° in march in Senegal and at least around 20° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Senegal.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 29° in april in Senegal and at least around 21° degrees. In april there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in Senegal.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 30° in may in Senegal and at least around 22° degrees. In may there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Senegal.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 31° in june in Senegal and at least around 24° degrees. In june there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 17 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Senegal.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 32° in july in Senegal and at least around 26° degrees. In july there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 43 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Senegal.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 32° in august in Senegal and at least around 27° degrees. In august there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 169 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Senegal.

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 33° in september in Senegal and at least around 27° degrees. In september there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 124 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Senegal.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 34° in october in Senegal and at least around 28° degrees. In october there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 35 mm and the it will be dry 25 days this month in Senegal.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 33° in november in Senegal and at least around 26° degrees. In november there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 3 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Senegal.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 32° in december in Senegal and at least around 24° degrees. In december there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Senegal.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

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Weather statistics Senegal

Weather statistics Senegal

View all weather statistics from Senegal per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between Senegal and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast Senegal

14 day weather forecast Senegal

The weather for Dakar in Senegal will be 36° till 30° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

Weather forecast this week
  Fr14 Dec Sa15 Dec Su16 Dec Mo17 Dec Tu18 Dec We19 Dec Th20 Dec
  Gespreide bewolking Broken wolken Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Gespreide bewolking Gespreide bewolking Bewolkt
Max (°C) 36° 33° 31° 32° 34° 33° 33°
Min (°C) 24° 24° 23° 22° 23° 23° 23°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Rainfall (mm) 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm
UV-index
UV-index 8 4 8 8 6 7 2
Weather forecast next week
  Fr21 Dec Sa22 Dec Su23 Dec Mo24 Dec Tu25 Dec We26 Dec Th27 Dec
  Bewolkt Bewolkt Broken wolken Broken wolken Broken wolken Helder hemel Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 34° 35° 33° 31° 31° 30° 28°
Min (°C) 23° 23° 23° 24° 23° 22° 22°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Rainfall (mm) 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm
UV-index
UV-index 3 3 8 3 7 8 8
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About Senegal

About Senegal

Senegal is in the continental part Afrika and the capital is Dakar. It is 196.190 km² with 531 km of coastline and has a population of 15.726.037. In terms of area, the country is somewhat smaller United Kingdom. If you want to call Senegal you have to use +221 or 00221 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2215012457809 or 002215012457809.


Senegal is in a straight line at 4.365 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 6 hour and 45 min.

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Time difference Senegal

Time difference Senegal

In Senegal it is now 08:22 hour in the morning on friday 14 december 2018. That is equal to the time in United Kingdom. The time zone of Senegal is Africa/Dakar and the Greenwich time is UTC+00.

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Vaccinations Senegal

Vaccinations Senegal

Mandatory vaccinations

  • Cholera

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Senegal.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis of Meningokokkenziekte
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)
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Reisadvies

Reisadvies Senegal

Reisadvies voor Senegal

Bron: Nederlandwereldwijd.nl - Rijksoverheid

Dit reisadvies is opnieuw beoordeeld. Er is geen reden voor inhoudelijke aanpassingen.

Bekijk het actuele reisadvies voor Senegal op de site van de Rijksoverheid.

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Currency Senegal

Currency Senegal

In Senegal the West-Afrikaanse CFA-frank is used to pay.

Exchange rate West-Afrikaanse CFA-frank op 14 december 2018

1 West-Afrikaanse CFA-frank = € 0,00 euro
100 West-Afrikaanse CFA-frank = € 0,15 euro

1 euro = 659,97 West-Afrikaanse CFA-frank
100 euro = 65.996,75 West-Afrikaanse CFA-frank

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It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

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