The Gambia

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Best time to visit The Gambia

Best time to visit The Gambia

The best time to visit The Gambia is from january until december, when you will have a warm or hot temperature and none till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in The Gambia is 34°C in november and the lowest is 30°C in may. The water temperature is between 20°C and 30°C. The weather and climate of The Gambia is suitable for a sun vacation.

The average climate figure for The Gambia is an 9,6. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

The 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 The 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 The Gambia per month

Climate data from: Banjul
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Day
max °C
Sea
MM
rain
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
32 32 32 32 30 31 31 30 31 33 34 32
Water 23 20 22 23 25 26 28 29 29 30 28 26
MM
rain
0 mm 0 mm 2 mm 1 mm 6 mm 15 mm 53 mm 133 mm 107 mm 26 mm 2 mm 0 mm

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Climate The Gambia

Climate The Gambia

Climate The Gambia per Month

Climate The Gambia per Month
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The Gambia has 2 types of climates prevailing, namely the tropical savanna climate and semi-arid climate. The average annual temperature for The 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
max °C
Night
min °C
Water °C
MM
rain
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
max °C
32 32 32 32 30 31 31 30 31 33 34 32
Night
min °C
22 21 22 22 23 25 26 26 26 27 26 24
Water °C 23 20 22 23 25 26 28 29 29 30 28 26
MM
rain
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 The Gambia january

On average, it is maximum 32° in january in The 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 The Gambia.

Climate The Gambia february

On average, it is maximum 32° in february in The 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 The Gambia.

Climate The Gambia march

On average, it is maximum 32° in march in The 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 The Gambia.

Climate The Gambia april

On average, it is maximum 32° in april in The 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 The Gambia.

Climate The Gambia may

On average, it is maximum 30° in may in The 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 The Gambia.

Climate The Gambia june

On average, it is maximum 31° in june in The 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 The Gambia.

Climate The Gambia july

On average, it is maximum 31° in july in The 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 The Gambia.

Climate The Gambia august

On average, it is maximum 30° in august in The 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 The Gambia.

Climate The Gambia september

On average, it is maximum 31° in september in The 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 The Gambia.

Climate The Gambia october

On average, it is maximum 33° in october in The 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 The Gambia.

Climate The Gambia november

On average, it is maximum 34° in november in The 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 The Gambia.

Climate The Gambia december

On average, it is maximum 32° in december in The 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 The Gambia.

14 day weather forecast The Gambia

14 day weather forecast The Gambia

The weather for Banjul in The Gambia will be around 27° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

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

Weather forecast this week
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We
21 Aug
Th
22 Aug
Fr
23 Aug
Sa
24 Aug
Su
25 Aug
Mo
26 Aug
Tu
27 Aug
  Bewolkt Onweer met zware regen Bewolkt Onweer met zware regen Bewolkt Bewolkt Zware Regen
Max (°C) 28° 27° 28° 28° 27° 28° 27°
Min (°C) 26° 24° 25° 24° 25° 25° 25°
Rainfall (mm) 0.2
mm
52.3
mm
3.1
mm
27.8
mm
4.6
mm
3.3
mm
15.3
mm
Rainfall (%) 20% 95% 50% 90% 60% 50% 85%
UV-index
UV-index 5 4 4 6 4 6 5

Weather forecast next week
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We
28 Aug
Th
29 Aug
Fr
30 Aug
Sa
31 Aug
Su
1 Sep
Mo
2 Sep
Tu
3 Sep
  Onweer met regen Onweer met zware regen Onweer met zware regen Regen Bewolkt Bewolkt Zware Regen
Max (°C) 28° 26° 26° 27° 28° 28° 27°
Min (°C) 25° 24° 23° 24° 25° 25° 25°
Rainfall (mm) 8.3
mm
19.3
mm
21.6
mm
8.9
mm
0.9
mm
1.9
mm
24.4
mm
Rainfall (%) 75% 85% 90% 75% 25% 40% 90%
UV-index
UV-index 6 3 3 5 5 6 3
About The Gambia

About The Gambia

The Gambia is in the continental part Africa and the capital is Banjul. The total surface is 11.300 km² with 80 km of coastline and the population consists of 2.101.000 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 27x smaller than Philippines. 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 14.282 km distance from Manila. From Manila International Airport the flight time is about 17 hour and 55 min.

Time difference The Gambia

Time difference The Gambia

In The Gambia it is now 10:21 o’clock in the morning on wednesday 21 august 2019. That is 8 hour earlier than in Philippines. The time zone of The Gambia is Africa/Banjul and the Greenwich time is UTC+00.

Currency The Gambia

Currency The Gambia

In The Gambia the Gambian dalasi is used to pay.

Exchange rate Gambian dalasi (GMD) 21 august 2019

1 Gambian dalasi = 1,04 Philippine piso
100 Gambian dalasi = 104,25 Philippine piso

1 Philippine piso = 0,96 Gambian dalasi
100 Philippine piso = 95,92 Gambian dalasi

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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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