Best time to visit, weather and climate Gambia
Best time to visit Gambia

Best time to visit Gambia

The best time to visit Gambia is from january until december, when you will have a warm temperature and none till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Gambia is 32°C in november and the lowest is 29°C in february. The water temperature is between 20°C and 30°C. The weather and climate of Gambia is suitable for a sun vacation.

The average climate figure for Gambia is an 9,4. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Gambia has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical savanna climate and semi-arid climate. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Gambia or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Gambia per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
30°C 29°C 30°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 30°C 29°C 30°C 31°C 32°C 31°C
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Climate Gambia

Climate Gambia


Climate Gambia per Month

Climate Gambia per Month

Gambia has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical savanna climate and semi-arid climate. The average annual temperature for Gambia is 30° degrees and there is about 345 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 282 days a year with an average humidity of 62% and an UV-index of 7.

 
Day
Night
Water
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 30°C 29°C 30°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 30°C 29°C 30°C 31°C 32°C 31°C
Night 22°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 26°C 24°C
Water 23°C 20°C 22°C 23°C 25°C 26°C 28°C 29°C 29°C 30°C 28°C 26°C
Precip 0
mm
0
mm
2
mm
1
mm
6
mm
15
mm
53
mm
133
mm
107
mm
26
mm
2
mm
0
mm
Rain
days
0 0 1 2 3 7 13 20 17 8 2 0
Dry
days
31 28 30 28 28 23 18 11 13 23 28 31
Sun hours
per day
10 10 10 10 10 10 8 8 8 10 10 10
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
 


Climate Gambia january

On average, it is maximum 30° in january in Gambia and at least around 22° degrees. The sea temperature is around 23° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Gambia.

Climate Gambia february

On average, it is maximum 29° in february in Gambia and at least around 21° degrees. The sea temperature is around 20° degrees. and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Gambia.

Climate Gambia march

On average, it is maximum 30° in march in Gambia and at least around 22° degrees. The sea temperature is around 22° degrees. In march there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Gambia.

Climate Gambia april

On average, it is maximum 29° in april in Gambia and at least around 22° degrees. The sea temperature is around 23° degrees. In april there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Gambia.

Climate Gambia may

On average, it is maximum 29° in may in Gambia and at least around 23° degrees. The sea temperature is around 25° degrees. In may there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Gambia.

Climate Gambia june

On average, it is maximum 29° in june in Gambia and at least around 25° degrees. The sea temperature is around 26° degrees. In june there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 15 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Gambia.

Climate Gambia july

On average, it is maximum 30° in july in Gambia and at least around 26° degrees. The sea temperature is around 28° degrees. In july there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 53 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Gambia.

Climate Gambia august

On average, it is maximum 29° in august in Gambia and at least around 26° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. In august there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 133 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Gambia.

Climate Gambia september

On average, it is maximum 30° in september in Gambia and at least around 26° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. In september there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 107 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in Gambia.

Climate Gambia october

On average, it is maximum 31° in october in Gambia and at least around 27° degrees. The sea temperature is around 30° degrees. In october there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 26 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Gambia.

Climate Gambia november

On average, it is maximum 32° in november in Gambia and at least around 26° degrees. The sea temperature is around 28° degrees. In november there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Gambia.

Climate Gambia december

On average, it is maximum 31° in december in Gambia and at least around 24° degrees. The sea temperature is around 26° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Gambia.

14 day weather forecast Gambia

14 day weather forecast Gambia

The weather for Banjul in Gambia will be 28° till 29° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The weather forecast for Gambia is based on the weather in Banjul.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Su
12 Jul
Onweer met zware regen 28°C 24°C 29°C 23 mm 90% 4m/s 4
Mo
13 Jul
Bewolkt 28°C 25°C 29°C 4.0 mm 55% 4m/s 3
Tu
14 Jul
Bewolkt 28°C 26°C 29°C 0 mm 0% 8m/s 6
We
15 Jul
Bewolkt 27°C 26°C 29°C 0.1 mm 20% 6m/s 9
Th
16 Jul
Bewolkt 29°C 25°C 29°C 0.4 mm 15% 5m/s 10
Fr
17 Jul
Onweer met regen 28°C 25°C 29°C 9.1 mm 75% 4m/s 5
Sa
18 Jul
Bewolkt 27°C 25°C 29°C 2.8 mm 50% 5m/s 8

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Su
19 Jul
Bewolkt 28°C 26°C 29°C 0.1 mm 20% 5m/s 6
Mo
20 Jul
Broken wolken 29°C 26°C 29°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 7
Tu
21 Jul
Bewolkt 28°C 26°C 29°C 1.6 mm 35% 5m/s 8
We
22 Jul
Broken wolken 28°C 25°C 29°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 3
Th
23 Jul
Regen 29°C 25°C 29°C 9.8 mm 75% 3m/s 1
Fr
24 Jul
Bewolkt 29°C 25°C 29°C 2.0 mm 40% 6m/s 1
Sa
25 Jul
Bewolkt 28°C 26°C 29°C 1.2 mm 30% 5m/s 1
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In Gambia the Gambian dalasi is used to pay.

Exchange rate Gambian dalasi (GMD) 12 july 2020

1 Gambian dalasi = 0,02 United States dollar
100 Gambian dalasi = 1,93 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 51,75 Gambian dalasi
100 United States dollar = 5.175,04 Gambian dalasi

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Time difference Gambia

Time difference Gambia

In Gambia it is now 12:11 o’clock in the afternoon on sunday 12 july 2020. That is 4 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Gambia is Africa/Banjul and the Greenwich time is UTC+00.

Vaccinations Gambia

Vaccinations Gambia

Mandatory vaccinations

  • Cholera

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Gambia.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis of Meningokokkenziekte
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)