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Banjul Climate & Temperature

  • Banjul, Gambia is at 13°27'N, 16°34'W, 2 m (7 ft). See map.
  • Banjul has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Aw) with a pronounced dry season in the low-sun months , no cold season, wet season is in the high-sun months.
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Banjul is situated in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 26.5 degrees Celsius (79.6 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 4 °C (7.2°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic. Banjul Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1203.5 mm (47.4 inches) which is equivalent to 1203.5 Litres/m² (29.52 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Banjul you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Honiara, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands where you would find a Tropical wet climate.

Banjul Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 30 (86) 31 (88) 32 (90) 30 (86) 30 (86) 31 (88) 31 (88) 30 (86) 31 (88) 32 (90) 32 (90) 30 (86) 31 (88)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 25 (76) 25 (77) 26 (79) 25 (77) 26 (79) 28 (82) 28 (82) 27 (81) 28 (82) 29 (83) 28 (82) 25 (77) 26 (80)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 19 (66) 19 (66) 20 (68) 20 (68) 22 (72) 24 (75) 25 (77) 24 (75) 24 (75) 25 (77) 23 (73) 20 (68) 22 (72)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 1 (0) 2 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 5 (0) 86 (3) 255 (10) 458 (18) 286 (11) 82 (3) 27 (1) 2 (0) 1204 (47)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 0.5 (2) 1 (4) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (3) 7 (23) 17 (55) 22 (71) 18 (60) 9 (29) 1 (3) 1 (3) 77.5 (21)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 25' 11h 40' 12h 02' 12h 25' 12h 44' 12h 53' 12h 49' 12h 33' 12h 11' 11h 48' 11h 29' 11h 20' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 56.6 65.9 76.8 88.5 83.2 80 82.9 88.4 77 65.5 56.4 53.1 72.7

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