The best times to visit La Somone for ideal weather are
December 10th to May 13th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
La Somone Travel Guide
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Weather in La Somone
Average temperatures in La Somone vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 56th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit La Somone, the hottest months are October, September, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early October where highs are regularly around 89.4°F (31.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78.8°F (26°C) at night.
La Somone Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
La Somone Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
La Somone Perceived Temperature (F)
La Somone Perceived Temperature (C)
Average La Somone Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in La Somone are January, February, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late August to early September with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of August 27th.
When can you find snow in La Somone? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in La Somone.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in La Somone (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
La Somone has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is January (50.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (79.7%).
Wind in La Somone is usually moderate. The windiest month is March, followed by April and February. March’s average wind speed of around 10.8 knots (12.4 MPH or 20 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid March where average top sustained speeds reach 16.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in La Somone.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||9.2||Gentle breeze||13.9||Significant breeze|
|Feb||10.5||Gentle breeze||15.4||Significant breeze|
|Mar||10.8||Gentle breeze||15.5||Significant breeze|
|Apr||10.7||Gentle breeze||15.5||Significant breeze|
|May||9.1||Gentle breeze||14||Significant breeze|
|Jun||6.9||Light breeze||11.5||Significant breeze|
|Jul||6.3||Light breeze||11.1||Significant breeze|
|Aug||5.7||Light breeze||11.7||Significant breeze|
|Sep||4.9||Light breeze||11.3||Significant breeze|
|Oct||5.8||Light breeze||10.8||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||8.2||Gentle breeze||12.8||Significant breeze|
|Dec||8.8||Gentle breeze||13.2||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to La Somone?
Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for Senegal; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in La Somone, Senegal is January, followed by December and August. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit La Somone in July. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall La Somone Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 82.3°F (27.9°C) and 76.6°F (24.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is nonexistent with roughly 0 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 0 to 10 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in La Somone, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 89.4°F (31.9°C) and 83.2°F (28.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 0 to 10 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in La Somone to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 84.4°F (29.1°C) and 77.9°F (25.5°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.