What’s the weather like in Bijilo in December?
You’ll love Christmas time in The Gambia, with its incredible tropical climate, clear blue skies and hours and hours of sunshine. The Bijilo weather in December is hot and very dry, which makes it the perfect place to escape the cold and rain of northern Europe at this time.
The Gambia’s the smallest country in Africa, on the west coast of the continent surrounded by Senegal. Bijilo’s a quiet beach resort on the west coast with the Atlantic Ocean lapping at the soft sand. December’s in the dry season with hot weather blown in from the northeast.
Like it is all year in The Gambia, the weather in Bijilo in December has very warm temperatures. The average daytime high’s an impressive 35°C. Even the average low for this time is only 29°C, so you’ll enjoy lounging by your pool and the peaceful beaches and bays. 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 Bijilo in December average 43% and the UV index is high. Make sure you use lots of sunblock when you’re out in the sun and carry water with you. The wind speed averages a gentle 11mph, with a refreshing breeze if you’re right by the water. The ocean measures about 24°C in December and is the perfect place to cool off. You’ll only see a few millimetres of rain this month and chances are you’ll have no wet weather at all.