What’s the weather like in Banjul Beach in December?
Christmas time in The Gambia is incredible, with hot temperatures, clear blue skies and hours and hours of sunshine. The Banjul Beach weather in December enjoys a tropical climate with hardly a drop of rain. Perfect.
The Gambia’s the smallest country in Africa, on the west coast of the continent surrounded by Senegal. Banjul’s the capital city and has a fantastic location on St. Mary’s Island, by the mouth of the pretty Gambia River and close to the Atlantic Ocean. December’s in the dry season with hot weather blown in from the north-east.
Like it is all year in The Gambia, the weather in Banjul Beach in December has very warm temperatures. The average daytime high’s an impressive 33°C. Even the average low for this time is only 29°C, so you’ll enjoy lounging by your pool and the golden sandy beaches. The sun rises around 7.15am and doesn’t set until nearly 7pm at the end of December. You should see around ten hours of sunshine each day. Humidity levels in Banjul Beach in December average 42% and the UV index is high. Make sure you use lots of sunblock when you’re out in the sun. The wind speed averages a gentle 11mph, which increases further west towards the Atlantic. The water measures about 24°C in December and is the perfect place to cool off.