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 and December
  • The best months to go to Banjul are January, February, March, April, May and December
  • On average, the warmest months in Banjul are January, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • The rainiest months in this city are August and September
  • Brufut is the city with the best climate, with good weather 8 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:

Month
January 83°F to 85°F
0%
February 81°F to 88°F
0%
March 81°F to 94°F
2%
April 83°F to 99°F
2%
May 83°F to 99°F
8%
June 86°F to 97°F
18%
July 88°F to 94°F
43%
August 88°F
71%
September 88°F to 90°F
65%
October 90°F to 94°F
26%
November 90°F to 94°F
3%
December 86°F
2%
* 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 and december.

Kololi

Best time to go to Kololi

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

Serrekunda

Best time to go to Serrekunda

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

Georgetown (Gambia)

Best time to go to Georgetown (Gambia)

The best months to go to Georgetown (Gambia) are january, february, november and december.

Basse Santa Su

Best time to go to Basse Santa Su

The best months to go to Basse Santa Su are january, february, november and december.

Brufut

Best time to go to Brufut

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


Climate and Weather in Gambia

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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.

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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.
Banjul92°F92°F92°F92°F92°F94°F94°F92°F94°F97°F97°F95°F
Kololi90°F90°F92°F92°F92°F92°F92°F92°F94°F95°F97°F94°F
Serrekunda92°F92°F92°F92°F92°F94°F94°F92°F94°F97°F97°F95°F
Georgetown (Gambia)97°F103°F108°F110°F110°F106°F101°F95°F95°F101°F103°F99°F
Basse Santa Su97°F101°F108°F110°F110°F106°F99°F94°F94°F101°F101°F97°F
Brufut90°F88°F88°F88°F88°F88°F90°F90°F92°F94°F95°F94°F

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tolerable weather

bad weather

very bad weather


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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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