When is the best time to go to Gambia?

When is the best time to go to Gambia? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Gambia, the weather is good everywhere in January, February, July, November and December
  • The best months to go to Banjul are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Banjul are January, February, March, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • The rainiest months in this city are August and September
  • The cities with the best climate are Banjul, Kololi, Serrekunda and Brufut, with good weather at least 9 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Banjul are June, July, August, September, October and November

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Gambia for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 79°F to 86°F
0%
February 79°F to 90°F
0%
March 79°F to 94°F
1%
April 79°F to 97°F
1%
May 79°F to 99°F
4%
June 81°F to 97°F
14%
July 83°F to 92°F
34%
August 83°F to 88°F
55%
September 85°F to 88°F
51%
October 86°F to 94°F
17%
November 86°F to 92°F
2%
December 83°F to 88°F
0%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Gambia by cities

Banjul

Best time to go to Banjul

The best months to go to Banjul are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, october, november and december.

Kololi

Best time to go to Kololi

The best months to go to Kololi are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, october, november and december.

Serrekunda

Best time to go to Serrekunda

The best months to go to Serrekunda are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, october, november and december.



Temperatures and rainfall in Gambia

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Gambia and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Banjul, Kololi, Serrekunda, Georgetown (Gambia) and Basse Santa Su, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Where to go in Gambia?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Banjul86°F86°F86°F85°F85°F85°F86°F86°F86°F90°F92°F88°F
Kololi85°F85°F85°F83°F83°F85°F85°F85°F86°F88°F90°F88°F
Serrekunda86°F86°F86°F85°F85°F85°F86°F86°F86°F90°F90°F88°F
Georgetown (Gambia)97°F101°F106°F108°F108°F106°F99°F94°F94°F101°F101°F97°F
Basse Santa Su97°F101°F106°F110°F110°F106°F99°F94°F94°F101°F103°F99°F
Brufut85°F83°F83°F81°F81°F83°F85°F85°F85°F88°F88°F86°F

Legend:

perfect weather

good weather

tolerable weather



Map of Gambia

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About Gambia

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Is this weather information for Gambia reliable?

Climate data for Gambia has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Gambia allows us to determine the average for each month in Banjul, Kololi, Serrekunda, Georgetown (Gambia), Basse Santa Su and Brufut.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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