Gambia weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Gambia

The best time to visit in 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 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 weather Gambia 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 temp. (°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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14 day weather forecast Gambia

The weather for in Gambia will be 33° till 30° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

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

Weather forecast this week

Friday 22 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
28°
30° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 4
Saturday 23 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
25°
30° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 9
Sunday 24 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
26°
30° 0 mm 0% 3 m/s 3
Monday 25 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
25°
30° 3.3 mm 50% 4 m/s 9
Tuesday 26 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
24°
30° 3.3 mm 50% 4 m/s 3
Wednesday 27 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
26°
30° 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 3
Thursday 28 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
26°
30° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Friday 29 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
26°
30° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 7
Saturday 30 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
26°
30° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 5
Sunday 31 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
27°
30° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 3
Monday 1 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
27°
30° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 1
Tuesday 2 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
27°
30° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 1
Wednesday 3 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
27°
30° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 1
Thursday 4 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
27°
30° 0 mm 0% 6 m/s 2

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.

Climate table of 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 weather like in a given month for Gambia? 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 9,035 km from Pakistan (Islamabad → Banjul).

How long is the flight to Gambia?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Gambia is approximately 12 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 70x smaller than Pakistan.

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 22 October 2021

  • 1 Gambian dalasi = 0.32 Pakistani rupee
  • 1 Pakistani rupee = 3.09 Gambian dalasi
  • 10 Gambian dalasi = 3.24 Pakistani rupee
  • 10 Pakistani rupee = 30.88 Gambian dalasi
  • 100 Gambian dalasi = 32.39 Pakistani rupee
  • 100 Pakistani rupee = 308.75 Gambian dalasi

What is the area code of Gambia?

The area code to call Gambia is +220.