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Avg weather in May
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    14 mmper month
    68 %avg
    10 Mphavg

    Bijilo weather May

    What’s the weather like in Bijilo in May?

    The Bijilo weather in May is hot, sunny and very dry. This idyllic spot in The Gambia has an incredible tropical climate with warm waters of the Atlantic Ocean lapping against the golden beaches around Bijilo. It’s a great time to visit before the wet season begins in June.

    Geographical influences

    Bijilo’s on the west coast of The Gambia, about 15km from the capital Banjul. The Gambia’s the smallest country in Africa and enjoys an idyllic location next to Senegal in the central tropical zone. It’s the dry season in May, with hot weather being blown in by north-easterly winds.


    The weather in Bijilo in May has an average daytime high temperature of 28°C. Along with March and April, it’s the warmest time of the year and temperatures can often reach 35°C or higher on the hottest days, only falling to around 29°C during rare cooler moments. The sunshine seems to last forever in May with ten hours each day on average. At the start of the month the sun rises at 6.45am and doesn’t set until 7.30pm. Rainfall’s very low at this time in Bijilo, with just a few millimetres on average. The average wind speed’s moderate at only 11mph and the humidity level’s around 74%, so it’s a good idea to carry water with you when you’re exploring the beaches, markets and the famous Bijilo National Park.

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