The best times to visit Palmarin for ideal weather are

October 29th to May 13th

or

October 29th to December 16th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Palmarin Travel Info

Weather in Palmarin

Temperature

Average temperatures in Palmarin vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 25th 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 Palmarin, the hottest months are October, November, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early October where highs are regularly around 94.8°F (34.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.6°F (24.8°C) at night.

Palmarin Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Palmarin Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

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.

Palmarin Perceived Temperature (F)

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Palmarin Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Palmarin 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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 88.3 79.5 68.5
Feb 90.6 80.3 68.8
Mar 89.5 79.7 69
Apr 89.2 81.2 72
May 90 81.2 71.8
Jun 91.3 83.1 73.2
Jul 90.1 83.3 75.1
Aug 88.7 83.1 77.1
Sep 88.6 82.8 76.3
Oct 90.7 84.2 74.9
Nov 90.8 84 74.6
Dec 88.7 80.7 70.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 31.3 26.4 20.3
Feb 32.6 26.8 20.4
Mar 31.9 26.5 20.6
Apr 31.8 27.3 22.2
May 32.2 27.3 22.1
Jun 32.9 28.4 22.9
Jul 32.3 28.5 23.9
Aug 31.5 28.4 25.1
Sep 31.4 28.2 24.6
Oct 32.6 29 23.8
Nov 32.7 28.9 23.7
Dec 31.5 27.1 21.3

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Palmarin 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 early to mid July with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.

When can you find snow in Palmarin? 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 Palmarin.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Palmarin (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 0 0
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 0% 0 0
Apr 0% 0 0
May 0% 0 0.1
Jun 7% 0 0.6
Jul 23% 0 3.1
Aug 28% 0 7.8
Sep 33% 0 13.4
Oct 10% 0 6.7
Nov 1% 0 0.1
Dec 0% 0 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 0 0 0
Apr 0 0 0
May 0 0 0.3
Jun 7 0 1.5
Jul 23 0 7.9
Aug 28 0 19.8
Sep 33 0 34
Oct 10 0 17
Nov 1 0 0.3
Dec 0 0 0

 

Humidity and Wind

Palmarin has some very humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is February (38.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (73.6%).

Wind in Palmarin is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by December and November. March’s average wind speed of around 4.5 knots (5.1 MPH or 8.2 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early May where average top sustained speeds reach 7.8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Palmarin.

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Avg. Relative Humidity

Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Max Sustained Wind
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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 3.5 Barely noticeable 4.8 Light breeze
Feb 3.8 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
Mar 4.5 Light breeze 5.5 Light breeze
Apr 3.9 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
May 3.8 Barely noticeable 5.5 Light breeze
Jun 3.8 Barely noticeable 5.2 Light breeze
Jul 3.7 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
Aug 3.9 Barely noticeable 5.6 Light breeze
Sep 3.4 Barely noticeable 4.9 Light breeze
Oct 3.5 Barely noticeable 5.2 Light breeze
Nov 4 Light breeze 6 Light breeze
Dec 4.1 Light breeze 5.7 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 39.2%
Feb 38.6%
Mar 44.6%
Apr 52.3%
May 62.4%
Jun 66%
Jul 69.2%
Aug 70.3%
Sep 73.6%
Oct 69.9%
Nov 61.2%
Dec 42.7%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Palmarin?

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 Palmarin, 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 Palmarin 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

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 56 in July means 56% of the tourists vs. January.

 

 

Overall Palmarin Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 92.9°F (33.8°C) and 87.1°F (30.6°C) with similar 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 2 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Palmarin, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 92.5°F (33.6°C) and 86.6°F (30.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant 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 Palmarin to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 94.8°F (34.9°C) and 85.4°F (29.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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