Gambia
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Gambia

To go to Gambia, the best time to visit is January through July and October through December. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Gambia, November is the warmest month with 32°C and the most cold month is 29°C in February. The highest water temperature is 30°C and at its coldest the water is 20°C.

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In the table below you can quickly find the average weather per month in Gambia, the monthly temperatures or the most rainfall. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate 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 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

Weather data from: Banjul




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Climate Gambia

Gambia has a tropical savanna climate. 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 Gambia by month

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

Weather data from: 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.

Gambia weather

The weather for Gambia over the next 14 days will be 28°C till 33° and it stays dry every day.

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

5-day weather forecast Gambia

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Wednesday
7 december
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30°C
24°C
0 mm
8 m/s
Thursday
8 december
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30°C
24°C
0 mm
7 m/s
Friday
9 december
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31°C
24°C
0 mm
6 m/s
Saturday
10 december
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28°C
24°C
0 mm
6 m/s
Sunday
11 december
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30°C
24°C
0 mm
5 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Gambia


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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.

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What are the largest airports in Gambia?

These are the largest airports in Gambia:

  • Banjul International Airport (BJL) in Banjul NDing

How many inhabitants does Gambia have?

Gambia has 2,101,000 inhabitants.

How big is Gambia?

The surface area of Gambia is 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 for payment.

Exchange rates on 7 December 2022

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

What is the area code of Gambia?

The area code to call Gambia is +220.