What’s the weather like in Bijilo in January?If you’re after a sun-kissed break around quiet sandy beaches and bays, then heading to The Gambia in the New Year is ideal. The Bijilo weather in January is hot, dry and very sunny and is the perfect place to escape the winter in Europe.
Geographical influencesBijilo’s one of The Gambia’s most relaxing resorts, enjoying an idyllic spot on the country’s west coast by the crystal clear Atlantic. The Gambia’s a small country in west Africa, surrounded by Senegal. January gets hardly any rain as dry weather’s blown in by north-easterly winds.
AveragesThanks to the hot tropical climate, the weather in Bijilo in January sees impressive temperatures and bags of sunshine. The average daytime high’s around 35°C, dropping to just 29°C on rare cooler days. The sun will shine for an average of ten hours this month from nearly 13 hours of daylight. The water temperature’s a pleasant 21°C, which gives you the chance to cool off in the Atlantic. Rain’s nothing to worry about in Bijilo in January and it’s very unlikely you’ll see any during your stay. The UV level’s high and the humidity is too, at around 45%, so take care when you’re out in the sun and visiting the Bijilo National Park. The average wind speed’s 12mph.