Gambia
Weather, climate and best time to visit

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 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.

Gambia has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Gambia 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 Gambia weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 30 29 30 29 29 29 30 29 30 31 32 31
Water temperature (°C) 23 20 22 23 25 26 28 29 29 30 28 26
Precipitation (mm) 0 0 2 1 6 15 53 133 107 26 2 0

Climate data from city: Banjul




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Gambia weather

The Gambia weather for will be 39° till 43° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day. The water temperature is 51°C.

The Gambia weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Banjul.

Gambia 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Tuesday
17 may
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41°C
24°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
W
51°C
11
Wednesday
18 may
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41°C
24°C
0 mm
0%
5 Bft
W
51°C
11
Thursday
19 may
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43°C
23°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
SSW
51°C
11
Friday
20 may
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42°C
23°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
W
51°C
11
Saturday
21 may
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40°C
23°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
W
51°C
5


Climate Gambia

Gambia has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. 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.

Gambia

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 30 29 30 29 29 29 30 29 30 31 32 31
Night temp. (°C) 22 21 22 22 23 25 26 26 26 27 26 24
Water temp. (°C) 23 20 22 23 25 26 28 29 29 30 28 26
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 0 0 2 1 6 15 53 133 107 26 2 0
Days with rain - - 1 2 3 7 13 20 17 8 2 -
Dry days 31 28 30 28 28 23 18 11 13 23 28 31
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 10 10 10 10 10 10 8 8 8 10 10 10
Wind force (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 data from city: Banjul

Gambia weather by month

What is the average Gambia weather like in a given month? 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 Gambia?

Gambia lies in a straight line about 14,282 km from Philippines (Manila → Banjul).

How long is the flight to Gambia?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to Gambia is approximately 18 hours.

What are the largest airports in Gambia?

These are the largest airports in Gambia:

How many inhabitants are there in Gambia?

Gambia has approximately 2,101,000 inhabitants.

How big is Gambia?

The area of Gambia is around 11,300 km². It is 27x smaller than Philippines.

What is the capital of Gambia?

The capital of Gambia is Banjul.

What is the currency of Gambia?

In Gambia the Gambian dalasi (GMD) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 17 May 2022

  • 1 Philippine piso = 1.07 Gambian dalasi
  • 1 Gambian dalasi = 0.93 Philippine piso
  • 100 Philippine piso = 107.16 Gambian dalasi
  • 100 Gambian dalasi = 93.32 Philippine piso

What is the area code of Gambia?

The area code to call Gambia is +220.