Best time to go to, climate and weather The Gambia

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for The Gambia


Best time to visit and weather The Gambia

Best time to visit and weather The Gambia

The best time to go to The Gambia is from january until july and october until december, in which you have a warm or hot temperature and none till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in The Gambia is 36° in november and the lowest is 32° in january.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in The Gambia or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for The Gambia
  Max temp Precipchance Precip
Jan 32° 0mm
Feb 32° 0mm
Mar 33° 3mm
Apr 33° 4mm
May 33° 15mm
Jun 33° 32mm
Jul 33° 114mm
Aug 33° 287mm
Sep 33° 258mm
Oct 35° 66mm
Nov 36° 4mm
Dec 34° 1mm
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

We offer a complete overview of all climate information, such as the average temperature during the day and at night, sea temperature, amount of rain or snow, wind force and UV index. Want to know more about the climate of The Gambia? Go to the full climate information about The Gambia


Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to The Gambia indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for The Gambia.

Best warm months
  General Sunproof Warm
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul  
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Sep    
Oct
Nov
Dec


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Holiday The Gambia

Holiday The Gambia

Hotels and apartments in The Gambia

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Climate The Gambia

Climate The Gambia

The Gambia there is the tropical wet and dry or savanna climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for The Gambia is 33° degrees and there is 786 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 252 days a year with an average humidity of 64% and an UV-index of 7.

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for Banjul in The Gambia per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 32° 21° 0 mm 0 31 3 7
Feb 32° 21° 0 mm 0 28 3 7
Mar 33° 21° 3 mm 1 30 3 7
Apr 33° 21° 4 mm 1 29 3 7
May 33° 22° 15 mm 5 26 3 7
Jun 33° 25° 32 mm 8 22 3 7
Jul 33° 26° 114 mm 17 14 3 7
Aug 33° 26° 287 mm 26 5 3 7
Sep 33° 26° 258 mm 22 8 3 8
Oct 35° 27° 66 mm 13 18 3 8
Nov 36° 26° 4 mm 2 28 3 7
Dec 34° 23° 1 mm 1 30 3 7

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 32° in january in The Gambia and at least around 21° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in The Gambia.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 32° in february in The Gambia and at least around 21° degrees. and the it will be dry 28 days this month in The Gambia.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 33° in march in The Gambia and at least around 21° degrees. In march there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 3 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in The Gambia.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 33° in april in The Gambia and at least around 21° degrees. In april there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 4 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in The Gambia.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 33° in may in The Gambia and at least around 22° degrees. In may there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 15 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in The Gambia.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 33° in june in The Gambia and at least around 25° degrees. In june there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 32 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in The Gambia.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 33° in july in The Gambia and at least around 26° degrees. In july there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 114 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in The Gambia.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 33° in august in The Gambia and at least around 26° degrees. In august there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 287 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in The Gambia.

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 33° in september in The Gambia and at least around 26° degrees. In september there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 258 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in The Gambia.

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 35° in october in The Gambia and at least around 27° degrees. In october there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 66 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in The Gambia.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 36° in november in The Gambia and at least around 26° degrees. In november there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 4 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in The Gambia.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 34° in december in The Gambia and at least around 23° degrees. In december there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in The Gambia.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

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Weather statistics The Gambia

Weather statistics The Gambia

View all weather statistics from The Gambia per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between The Gambia and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast The Gambia

14 day weather forecast The Gambia

The weather for Banjul in The Gambia will be 31° till 32° degrees in the next 14 days with one day chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week
  Su24 Mar Mo25 Mar Tu26 Mar We27 Mar Th28 Mar Fr29 Mar Sa30 Mar
  Bewolkt Gespreide bewolking Helder hemel Helder hemel Helder hemel Bewolkt Bewolkt
Max (°C) 31° 28° 29° 31° 32° 32° 32°
Min (°C) 19° 19° 19° 19° 20° 21° 22°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 30% 0%
Rainfall (mm) 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 2.1mm 0mm
UV-index
UV-index 4 11 11 11 10 4 3
Weather forecast next week
  Su31 Mar Mo1 Apr Tu2 Apr We3 Apr Th4 Apr Fr5 Apr Sa6 Apr
  Gespreide bewolking Helder hemel Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 36° 37° 33° 32° 32° 32° 31°
Min (°C) 23° 24° 24° 22° 22° 22° 22°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Rainfall (mm) 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm 0mm
UV-index
UV-index 9 11 10 10 10 9 10
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About The Gambia

About The Gambia

The Gambia is in the continental part Afrika and the capital is Banjul. It is 11.300 km² with 80 km of coastline and has a population of 2.101.000. In terms of area, the country is 22x smaller than United Kingdom. If you want to call The Gambia you have to use +220 or 00220 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2205012457809 or 002205012457809.


The Gambia is in a straight line at 4.481 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 6 hour and 55 min.

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Time difference The Gambia

Time difference The Gambia

In The Gambia it is now 06:50 hour in the morning on sunday 24 march 2019. That is equal to the time in United Kingdom. The time zone of The Gambia is Africa/Banjul and the Greenwich time is UTC+00.

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Vaccinations The Gambia

Vaccinations The 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 The Gambia.

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

Currency The Gambia

In The Gambia the Gambiaanse dalasi is used to pay.

Exchange rate Gambiaanse dalasi op 24 march 2019

1 Gambiaanse dalasi = € 0,02 euro
100 Gambiaanse dalasi = € 1,81 euro

1 euro = 55,10 Gambiaanse dalasi
100 euro = 5.510,22 Gambiaanse dalasi

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It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

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Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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