Sal weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Sal

The best time to visit the island of on Sal in Cape Verde is from January until December, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and none till limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in on Sal is 27°C in September and the lowest is 22°C in February.

Sal has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in on Sal or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Sal by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 23 22 22 22 23 23 24 26 27 27 26 24
Precipitation (mm) 0 2 1 1 2 2 3 31 29 10 2 2
Climate data from city: Espargos

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14 day weather forecast Sal

The weather for on Sal will be around 26° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for Sal is based on the weather conditions in the city of Espargos.

Weather forecast this week

Wednesday 22 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
25°
0 mm 0% 7 m/s 10
Thursday 23 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
25°
0 mm 0% 6 m/s 10
Friday 24 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
25°
0.3 mm 10% 6 m/s 3
Saturday 25 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
25°
0.1 mm 20% 6 m/s 3
Sunday 26 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
25°
0 mm 0% 7 m/s 8
Monday 27 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
25°
0.1 mm 20% 7 m/s 8
Tuesday 28 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
26°
0.1 mm 20% 7 m/s 5

Weather forecast next week

Wednesday 29 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
25°
0 mm 0% 8 m/s 8
Thursday 30 Sep Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
25°
0.1 mm 20% 5 m/s 8
Friday 1 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
25°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Saturday 2 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
26°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Sunday 3 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
26°
0 mm 0% 5 m/s 2
Monday 4 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
26°
0 mm 0% 7 m/s 2
Tuesday 5 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
26°
0 mm 0% 7 m/s 1

Climate Sal

The island Sal has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Sal is 24° degrees and there is about 86 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 314 days a year with an average humidity of 79% and an UV-index of 6.

Climate table of Sal

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 23 22 22 22 23 23 24 26 27 27 26 24
Night temp. (°C) 22 21 21 21 22 23 24 25 26 26 25 24
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 0 2 1 1 2 2 3 31 29 10 2 2
Days with rain 1 1 3 3 2 1 3 6 8 3 2 1
Dry days 30 27 28 27 29 29 28 25 22 28 28 30
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 9 9 10 11 8 7 8 9 7 8
Wind force (Bft) 5 5 4 4 4 4 3 3 4 4 4 4
UV-index 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 6
Climate data from city: Espargos

Sal weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Sal? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Sal?

Sal is an island belonging to Cape Verde. It lies in a straight line at 14,739 km from Manila.

The coordinates of Sal are:

  • Latitude: 16.7323923
  • Longitude: -22.9310851

The GPS coordinates are 16° 43' N, 22° 55' W

How long is the flight to Sal?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to Sal is approximately 18 h. 30 min.

What are the airports on Sal?

These are the airports that are on Sal:

  • Amílcar Cabral International Airport – Espargos

How many inhabitants are there on Sal?

Sal has approximately 25,779 inhabitants.

How big is Sal?

The area of Sal is around 216 km². It is 1389x smaller than Philippines.

What is the capital of Sal?

The capital of Sal is Espargos.

What is the currency of Sal?

On Sal the Cape Verde escudo (CVE) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 22 September 2021

  • 1 Cape Verde escudo = 1.92 Philippine piso
  • 1 Philippine piso = 0.52 Cape Verde escudo
  • 10 Cape Verde escudo = 19.23 Philippine piso
  • 10 Philippine piso = 5.20 Cape Verde escudo
  • 100 Cape Verde escudo = 192.26 Philippine piso
  • 100 Philippine piso = 52.01 Cape Verde escudo

What is the area code of Sal?

The area code to call Sal is +238.