Dakar Weather in October

What's the weather like in Dakar, Senegal in October 2019?

The climate in Dakar during October can be summarized as hot, humid and reasonably dry.

October is in the fall / autumn in Dakar and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 25°C (76°F) is normal.

Dakar weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 31.4°C 88.4°F
Nightly temperature 24.5°C 76°F
Average temperature 27.9°C 82.2°F
Daily sunshine 8.8 hrs
Avg rainfall 39 mm 1.5 ins
Rainy days 2 days
Sea temperature 28.5°C 83.3°F
Humidity 75%
Windspeed 11.2kph 7 mph

On average October is the 4th wettest month of the year in Dakar with around 39mm 1.5 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 2 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.8 hours of sunshine per day.

October temperatures in Dakar

October rainfall

October hourly sunshine

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in October 2019.

Other monthly averages

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Dakar weather stats

Dakar weather statistics
Hottest month: October 31.2°C 88.2°F
Driest month: March 0mm 0ins
Sunniest month: April 10.1hrs
Coldest month: January 26°C 78.8°F
Wettest month: August 179mm 7ins
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