What’s the weather like in Banjul Beach in August?
It’s the wet season in the tropical paradise of Banjul Beach, but you can still expect lots of sunshine and very warm temperatures. The Banjul Beach weather in August sees the rainfall turn the landscape lush green and you’ll love exploring the beaches, nature parks and markets at this time.
Banjul’s the capital city of The Gambia, the smallest country in Africa. It’s on the stunning west coast of the continent at the mouth of the Gambia River and the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by Senegal. The south-west winds bring tropical rains at this time, but often these can be evening thunderstorms and bring a refreshing feel to the tropical heat.
Despite The Gambia having tropical showers this month, the weather in Banjul Beach in August is still very enjoyable and hot. The average daytime high temperature’s a balmy 31°C. This may sometimes drop to around 27°C or 28°C when clouds appear. The lowest night time temperature is likely to be 21°C. You’ll see plenty of sunshine during your trip to this part of The Gambia, with an average of ten hours from 13 hours of daylight. The sun doesn’t set until 7.30pm in August. You’ll love taking a dip in the warm waters, which will be about 28°C at this time. The average rainfall around Banjul Beach in August is 223mm, but you’ll only need a light showerproof jacket because the humidity’s still 79%. The UV levels are quite high so take care in the sun as you relax along the beautiful beaches and quiet bays.