What’s the weather like in Kololi Beach in January?
The stunning African resort, in The Gambia, doesn’t have a traditional winter, because the Kololi Beach weather in January is very hot and sunny. It’s a great place to visit in the New Year because it’s the dry season and you’ll see very little rain around the beautiful beaches and bays.
The Gambia, which is a small country on the west coast of Africa, enjoys a tropical climate and there’s very little rain between November and May. At this time, dry weather’s blown in by north-easterly winds and there’s a refreshing breeze from the Atlantic Ocean.
The weather in Kololi Beach in January hits an impressive average high temperature of 35°C. This drops to an average low of just 26°C on rare cooler days. The night time temperature will be between 16°C and 19°C on average, which makes sleeping much more comfortable. Rainfall averages around just 11mm for the month around Kololi Beach. You’ll benefit from nine hours of sunshine each day, on average, with the sun rising at 7.30am and not setting until 7pm for most of January. Swimming in the ocean’s popular this month as the water temperature’s around 21°C. The humidity level should be about 45% and the UV level’s moderate to high. The wind speed along the west coast of The Gambia at this time will be 12mph.