What’s the weather like in Bijilo in September?
Bring your sunglasses and sunblock this month, because the Bijilo weather in September is hot and sunny. The Gambia will have some wet weather this month because it’s the rainy season, so pack an umbrella or light showerproof jacket too.
The Gambia’s a small country on the picturesque west coast of Africa, surrounded by Senegal and with the Atlantic Ocean to the west. Bijilo’s on the coast, with the capital Banjul about 15km away. In September tropical rains sweep in by the south-westerly winds and often these fall in the evening and bring a refreshing feel to the climate.
The weather in Bijilo in September has an average high temperature of 34°C during the day. The average low’s just 27°C, but most days are several degrees warmer than this. You’ll catch a good deal of sunshine this month, with about ten hours each day, and the sun doesn’t set until 7.15pm in September. The water’s an amazing 28°C at this time, so you may fancy a splash in the Atlantic to cool off. September’s a wet month in Bijilo and it gets an average of 178mm of rain across 15 rain-affected days. You’ll need a light rain jacket in case you get caught in a passing shower. The wind speed’s quite light at 9mph and the UV and heat levels are high. The humidity will be about 80%.