The Gambia

Best time to visit, climate and weather The Gambia

Best time to visit The Gambia

Best time to visit The Gambia

The best time to visit The Gambia is from january until december, when you will have a warm or hot temperature and none till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in The Gambia is 34° in november and the lowest is 30° in may.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in The Gambia or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 10 years.

Best time to visit and climate The Gambia

Climate data from: Banjul
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Day
max °C
MM
rain
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
32° 32° 32° 32° 30° 31° 31° 30° 31° 33° 34° 32°
MM
rain
0 mm 0 mm 2 mm 1 mm 6 mm 15 mm 53 mm 133 mm 107 mm 26 mm 2 mm 0 mm
Holiday The Gambia

Holiday The Gambia

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Climate The Gambia

Climate The Gambia

Climate The Gambia per Month
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The Gambia there is the tropical wet and dry or savanna climate prevailing. The average annual temperature for The 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.

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
32° 32° 32° 32° 30° 31° 31° 30° 31° 33° 34° 32°
Night
min °C
22° 21° 22° 22° 23° 25° 26° 26° 26° 27° 26° 24°
MM
rain
0 mm 0 mm 2 mm 1 mm 6 mm 15 mm 53 mm 133 mm 107 mm 26 mm 2 mm 0 mm
Rain
days
0 0 1 2 3 7 13 20 17 8 2 0
Dry
days
31 28 30 28 28 23 18 11 13 23 28 31
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Average
UV-index
6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
 

Climate The Gambia january

On average, it is maximum 32° in january in The Gambia and at least around 22° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in The Gambia.

Climate The Gambia february

On average, it is maximum 32° in february in The Gambia and at least around 21° degrees. and the it will be dry 28 days this month in The Gambia.

Climate The Gambia march

On average, it is maximum 32° in march in The Gambia and at least around 22° degrees. In march there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in The Gambia.

Climate The Gambia april

On average, it is maximum 32° in april in The Gambia and at least around 22° degrees. In april there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in The Gambia.

Climate The Gambia may

On average, it is maximum 30° in may in The Gambia and at least around 23° degrees. In may there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in The Gambia.

Climate The Gambia june

On average, it is maximum 31° in june in The Gambia and at least around 25° degrees. In june there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 15 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in The Gambia.

Climate The Gambia july

On average, it is maximum 31° in july in The Gambia and at least around 26° degrees. In july there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 53 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in The Gambia.

Climate The Gambia august

On average, it is maximum 30° in august in The Gambia and at least around 26° degrees. In august there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 133 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in The Gambia.

Climate The Gambia september

On average, it is maximum 31° in september in The Gambia and at least around 26° degrees. In september there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 107 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in The Gambia.

Climate The Gambia october

On average, it is maximum 33° in october in The Gambia and at least around 27° degrees. In october there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 26 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in The Gambia.

Climate The Gambia november

On average, it is maximum 34° in november in The Gambia and at least around 26° degrees. In november there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in The Gambia.

Climate The Gambia december

On average, it is maximum 32° in december in The Gambia and at least around 24° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in The Gambia.

14 day weather forecast The Gambia

14 day weather forecast The Gambia

The weather for Banjul in The Gambia will be 33° till 30° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

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

Weather forecast this week
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Mo
20 May
Tu
21 May
We
22 May
Th
23 May
Fr
24 May
Sa
25 May
Su
26 May
  Bewolkt Broken wolken Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Broken wolken
Max (°C) 33° 33° 35° 34° 31° 30° 30°
Min (°C) 23° 24° 24° 23° 22° 22° 22°
Rainfall (mm) 0
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0
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0
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0
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0
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0
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0
mm
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
UV-index
UV-index 4 8 11 11 9 9 9

Weather forecast next week
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Mo
27 May
Tu
28 May
We
29 May
Th
30 May
Fr
31 May
Sa
1 Jun
Su
2 Jun
  Gespreide bewolking Gespreide bewolking Helder hemel Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Gespreide bewolking Broken wolken
Max (°C) 31° 33° 32° 31° 30° 30° 30°
Min (°C) 22° 22° 23° 23° 23° 23° 23°
Rainfall (mm) 0
mm
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0
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0
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0
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0
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0
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Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
UV-index
UV-index 10 6 11 10 9 8 3
About The Gambia

About The Gambia

The Gambia is in the continental part Afrika and the capital is Banjul. The total surface is 11.300 km² with 80 km of coastline and the population consists of 2.101.000 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 22x smaller than United Kingdom. If you want to call The Gambia you have to use +220 or 00220 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2205012457809 or 002205012457809.

The Gambia is in a straight line at 4.446 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 6 hour and 50 min.

Time difference The Gambia

Time difference The Gambia

In The Gambia it is now 10:39 o’clock in the morning on monday 20 may 2019. That is 1 hour earlier than in United Kingdom. The time zone of The Gambia is Africa/Banjul and the Greenwich time is UTC+00.

Currency The Gambia

Currency The Gambia

In The Gambia the Gambiaanse dalasi is used to pay.

Exchange rate Gambiaanse dalasi op 20 may 2019

1 Gambiaanse dalasi = € 0,02 euro
100 Gambiaanse dalasi = € 1,81 euro

1 euro = 55,10 Gambiaanse dalasi
100 euro = 5.510,22 Gambiaanse dalasi

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It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

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Vaccinations The Gambia

Vaccinations The Gambia

Mandatory vaccinations

  • Cholera

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in The Gambia.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis of Meningokokkenziekte
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)