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.
|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|
|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.
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.
|Hottest month:||October||31.2°C 88.2°F|
|Driest month:||March||0mm 0ins|
|Coldest month:||January||26°C 78.8°F|
|Wettest month:||August||179mm 7ins|