Senegal Climatic Classifications

CodeDescriptionGroupNumber of states/regionsStates/regions
BshSubtropical steppeArid6 Dakar Diourbel Fatick Kaffrine Kaolack Thiès
AwTropical wet and dry or savannaTropical5 Kédougou Kolda Sédhiou Tambacounda Ziguinchor
BwhSubtropical desertArid3 Louga Matam Saint-Louis

Summary: Most regions (6) in Senegal lie in the Subtropical steppe climate zone (Köppen: Bsh). The mean average of annual temperatures range from a high of 32.84°C (91.11°F) in Matam to a low of 24.68°C (76.42°F) in Dakar.

Climate Senegal: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)36.85(98.33)38.64(101.55)41.27(106.29)42.49(108.48)42.42(108.36)41.83(107.29)38.73(101.71)37.26(99.07)38.08(100.54)39.52(103.14)38.45(101.21)36.38(97.48)42.49(108.48)
Average high °C (°F)34.41(93.94)35.75(96.35)37.91(100.24)38.77(101.79)38.7(101.66)37.26(99.07)34.15(93.47)32.68(90.82)33.37(92.07)36.33(97.39)36.44(97.59)34.54(94.17)35.86(96.55)
Daily mean °C (°F)27.8(82.04)28.93(84.07)30.75(87.35)31.9(89.42)32.29(90.12)31.86(89.35)30.25(86.45)29.29(84.72)29.8(85.64)31.7(89.06)30.92(87.66)28.35(83.03)30.32(86.58)
Average low °C (°F)19.6(67.28)20.09(68.16)20.95(69.71)22.43(72.37)23.66(74.59)25.04(77.07)25.48(77.86)25.21(77.38)25.38(77.68)25.81(78.46)23.79(74.82)20.69(69.24)23.18(73.72)
Record low °C (°F)18.6(65.48)18.88(65.98)19.51(67.12)20.42(68.76)21.16(70.09)22.98(73.36)23.33(73.99)22.47(72.45)22.65(72.77)23.29(73.92)21.86(71.35)19.65(67.37)18.6(65.48)
Average precipitation mm (inches)0.14(0.01)0.34(0.01)1.43(0.06)2.26(0.09)8.41(0.33)40.67(1.6)143.32(5.64)264.14(10.4)208.07(8.19)48.23(1.9)3.57(0.14)0.31(0.01)60.07(2.36)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)0.030.10.220.531.635.9914.7519.7719.017.730.920.085.9
Average relative humidity (%)21.2123.7929.6635.1642.7952.7665.2673.3773.5458.5336.8924.7344.81
Mean monthly sunshine hours11.1311.3811.5111.5511.5611.410.7610.3110.7511.4111.2511.0311.17

Senegal Climate Graph

Senegal

Senegal’s Cities by Temperature

Senegal’s states/regions ranking by average yearly temperature:

Matam
32.84°C | 91.11°F
Tambacounda
31.85°C | 89.33°F
Kaffrine
31.46°C | 88.63°F
Kaolack
31.32°C | 88.38°F
Kolda
31.06°C | 87.91°F
Diourbel
31.02°C | 87.84°F
Fatick
31.02°C | 87.84°F
Kédougou
30.9°C | 87.62°F
Sédhiou
30.55°C | 86.99°F
Ziguinchor
29.9°C | 85.82°F
Saint-Louis
29.52°C | 85.14°F
Louga
29.52°C | 85.14°F
Thiès
28.85°C | 83.93°F
Dakar
24.68°C | 76.42°F

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