When is the best time to go to Banjul?

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

  • The best months for good weather in Banjul are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are January, February, March, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • Banjul has dry periods in January, February, March, April, November and December
  • The rainiest months are August and September
  • The best months for swimming are June, July, August, September, October and November

Annual weather in Banjul

For full information about the climate and weather in Banjul a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 74°F/86°F
February 72°F/86°F
March 72°F/86°F
April 74°F/85°F
May 74°F/85°F
June 77°F/85°F
July 81°F/86°F
August 81°F/86°F
September 81°F/86°F
October 83°F/90°F
November 81°F/92°F
December 76°F/88°F

Weather and climate in Banjul

Banjul enjoys a tropical savanna climate (with dry winter) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Banjul is 86°F (ranging from 85°F in may to 92°F in november). Annual rainfall is 37.9in, with a minimum of 0in in january and a maximum of 14.4in in august.
  • Between january and february the climate is perfect. In average, on the morning it is 72°F and it rains about 0% of the time in february.
  • Between the months of march and may the climate is beautiful. the thermometer goes up to 85°F°C and it rains about 3% of the time in may.
  • In june the climate is okay. In average, on the morning it is 77°F and it rains in june about 1.4in.
  • Between the months of july and september the climate is not good. The temperature rises to 86°F and it rains about 43% of the time in september.
  • In the month of october the climate is the worst possible. The record temperature this month is 101°F.
  • In the month of november the climate is not good, but still OK. the thermometer goes up to 92°F°C and you can expect to have 0.2in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In december the climate is beautiful. In average, on the morning it is 76°F.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Banjul

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Banjul: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, sea temperature, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Sea temperature


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Banjul

Find out when Banjul has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Banjul

  • Very low season in Banjul
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: September.
  • Low season in Banjul
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August and October.
  • High season in Banjul
    The number of visitors to Banjul is high in: November.
  • Peak season in Banjul
    The largest number of tourists visiting Banjul is during: December.

Figure: Visitor index for Banjul month by month

Best time for low prices in Banjul

Average prices of hotels in Banjul month by month

Generally, September is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Banjul. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, December is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price for flights to Banjul

A return flight between London and Banjul is generally cheaper if you go in november ($ 493 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 373 more for your airline ticket to Banjul if you go in august.

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