What’s the weather like in Bijilo in March?It’s the hottest time of the year to visit The Gambia and its wonderful coastal resorts. The Bijilo weather in March sees temperatures over 30°C, with crystal- clear skies and hardly any rain. It’s the perfect time to sunbathe on the beaches, relax around the pools and explore the wildlife at the Bijilo National Park.
Geographical influencesBijilo’s a pretty beachside spot on the Atlantic west coast of The Gambia, about 15km east of the capital Banjul. The Gambia’s a small country in west central Africa, surrounded by Senegal with the beautiful Gambia River running through much of the coastal landscape. March sees very little rain with dry weather being blown in by winds from the north-east.
AveragesBring your sunblock, sunhat and plenty of summer clothes, because the weather in Bijilo in March is incredible. You’ll find the average daytime high temperature is about 35°C, with some days even rising by a few degrees. The breeze from the Atlantic Ocean helps to keep you refreshed and on cooler days the temperature will be around 30°C. At night time the conditions doesn’t usually go below 18°C. March is a great time to take a dip in the waters that lap Bijilo. The average sea temperature is a pleasant 21°C. There’s no need to bring an umbrella as this part of The Gambia doesn’t usually have any rain in March. Keep your sunglasses handy though, as you’ll get nearly 11 hours of fantastic sunshine each day. The sun rises at 7.10am and doesn’t disappear until around 7.30pm. The UV and humidity levels will be high in March, so take care in the sun and carry a bottle of water with you.