What’s the weather like in Banjul Beach in April?
The amazing Banjul Beach weather in April makes it one of Africa’s top spots for a luxury holiday by the coast. The tropical climate means it’s hot, dry and very sunny in April around the beautiful beaches of Banjul, the capital of The Gambia.
Banjul’s a vibrant and attractive city in The Gambia, a small country on the west coast of Africa surrounded by Senegal. Banjul’s found on St Mary’s Island, by the mouth of the Gambia River, and has nearby beaches at the river and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. It’s sheltered from the stronger ocean winds and the dry season runs from November to May.
The weather in Banjul Beach in April is packed with sunny days. The sun shines for an average of 12 hours each day and it doesn’t set until 7.20pm at the start of the month. The hot, tropical climate in this part of west Africa produces an average daytime high temperature of 33°C. This can rise by a few degrees on the hottest days and very rarely falls below 29°C. Night time temperatures could fall to 19°C. The UV levels are high in April, so use plenty of sunblock when you’re exploring the beaches, markets and inland attractions like the Salagi Forest Park and the Abuko Nature Reserve. It’s the dry season in Banjul Beach in April, so you’re unlikely to see any rain across the month. The average wind speed’s only 12mph and the humidity’s likely to be 64%.