When is the best time to go to Ziguinchor

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Ziguinchor, Senegal. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Ziguinchor weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Ziguinchor are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Ziguinchor January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
30°C 0mm 8.6hrs 12.2hrs 23°C

January in Ziguinchor is generally very dry with the temperature being hot.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Ziguinchor, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

January is in the winter in Ziguinchor and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 33°C (92°F), whilst at night 16°C (60°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Ziguinchor with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.6 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Ziguinchor February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
32°C 0mm 9.3hrs 12.5hrs 22°C

February in Ziguinchor is generally very dry with the temperature being hot.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Ziguinchor, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

February is in the winter in Ziguinchor and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 36°C (96°F), whilst at night 17°C (62°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Ziguinchor with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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March

Ziguinchor March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
32°C 0mm 9.9hrs 12.8hrs 22°C

The weather in March in Ziguinchor is characteristically hot and arid.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Ziguinchor, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

March is in the spring in Ziguinchor and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 36°C (96°F), whilst at night 18°C (65°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Ziguinchor with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a arid time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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April

Ziguinchor April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
33°C 0mm 9.9hrs 13.1hrs 23°C

Ziguinchor's weather in April is typically very hot and arid in nature.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Ziguinchor, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

April is in the spring in Ziguinchor and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 37°C (99°F), whilst at night 19°C (67°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Ziguinchor with around 0mm 0 inches of rain making it a arid time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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May

Ziguinchor May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
32°C 6mm 9.7hrs 13.4hrs 25°C

May is a very dry month in Ziguinchor and the temperature is generally very hot.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Ziguinchor, with some inordinately good weather at this time of year.

May is in the spring in Ziguinchor and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 36°C (96°F), whilst at night 21°C (70°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Ziguinchor with around 6mm 0.2 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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June

Ziguinchor June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
30°C 113mm 8.4hrs 12.2hrs 28°C

June in Ziguinchor is generally damp with the temperature being very hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Ziguinchor for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

June is in the summer in Ziguinchor and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 34°C (93°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Ziguinchor with around 113mm 4.5 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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July

Ziguinchor July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 320mm 6.4hrs 12.5hrs 29°C

July in Ziguinchor is generally very wet with the temperature being hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Ziguinchor for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

July is in the summer in Ziguinchor and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Ziguinchor with around 320mm 12.6 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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August

Ziguinchor August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 446mm 5.9hrs 12.8hrs 28°C

The weather in August in Ziguinchor is characteristically hot, humid and very wet.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Ziguinchor for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

August is in the summer in Ziguinchor and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 31°C (88°F), whilst at night 23°C (74°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Ziguinchor with around 446mm 17.6 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 21 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Ziguinchor weather in August »

September

Ziguinchor September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
28°C 343mm 6.9hrs 13.1hrs 28°C

Ziguinchor's weather in September is typically hot, humid and very wet in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Ziguinchor for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

September is in the fall / autumn in Ziguinchor and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 32°C (89°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Ziguinchor with around 343mm 13.5 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 18 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Ziguinchor weather in September »

October

Ziguinchor October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
30°C 117mm 8.3hrs 13.4hrs 29°C

October is a damp, humid month in Ziguinchor and the temperature is generally hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Ziguinchor for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

October is in the fall / autumn in Ziguinchor and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 33°C (91°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Ziguinchor with around 117mm 4.6 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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November

Ziguinchor November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
30°C 6mm 9.2hrs 12.2hrs 28°C

Ziguinchor's weather in November is typically hot and very dry in nature.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Ziguinchor, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

November is in the fall / autumn in Ziguinchor and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a warm 34°C (93°F), whilst at night 20°C (69°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Ziguinchor with around 6mm 0.2 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 9.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Ziguinchor weather in November »

December

Ziguinchor December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length Sea temp
29°C 1mm 8.7hrs 12.5hrs 26°C

December in Ziguinchor is generally very dry with the temperature being hot.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Ziguinchor, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

December is in the winter in Ziguinchor and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 32°C (90°F), whilst at night 17°C (62°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Ziguinchor with around 1mm 0 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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Ziguinchor weather stats

Ziguinchor weather statistics
Hottest month: May 35.4°C 95.7°F
Driest month: March 0mm 0ins
Sunniest month: March 9.9hrs
Coldest month: January 32.6°C 90.7°F
Wettest month: August 446mm 17.6ins
Warmest sea: October 28.8°C 83.8°F
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