Senegal: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Find the most favorable time to go to Senegal from average climate conditions in many locations like Cap Skirring or Saint-Louis, right here.

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When is the best time to go to Senegal?

When is the best time to go to Senegal? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Senegal, the weather is good everywhere in January, February, November and December
  • The best months to go to Dakar are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Dakar are June, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • August is the wettest month in this city
  • The cities with the best climate are Dakar, Cap Skirring, M'bour, Saint-Louis, Saly Portudal, Ziguinchor and Louga, with good weather at least 9 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Dakar are June, July, August, September, October and November

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Senegal for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
good to perfect* Senegal in january
good to perfect* Senegal in february
tolerable to perfect* Senegal in march
bad to perfect* Senegal in april
bad to perfect* Senegal in may
bad to good* Senegal in june
tolerable to good* Senegal in july
tolerable to good* Senegal in august
tolerable Senegal in september
tolerable to good* Senegal in october
good Senegal in november
good to perfect* Senegal in december

When to go to Senegal by city

Dakar

Best time to go to Dakar

The best months to go to Dakar are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, november and december.

Cap Skirring

Best time to go to Cap Skirring

The best months to go to Cap Skirring are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, november and december.

Casamance

Best time to go to Casamance

The best months to go to Casamance are january, february, november and december.

M'bour

Best time to go to M'bour

The best months to go to M'bour are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, november and december.

Matam

Best time to go to Matam

The best months to go to Matam are january, february, march, november and december.


Climate and Weather in Senegal

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Temperatures and rainfall in Senegal

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Senegal and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Dakar, Cap Skirring, Casamance, M'bour and Matam, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..


Map of Senegal

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cities in Senegal

About Senegal

What can I do in Senegal?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife


Is this weather information for Senegal reliable?

Climate data for Senegal has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Senegal allows us to determine the average for each month in Dakar, Cap Skirring, Casamance, M'bour, Matam, Saint-Louis, Saly Portudal, Ziguinchor, and 4 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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