What’s the weather like in Kotu Beach in October?
You’ll see some light tropical rain this month in The Gambia, but many visitors enjoy the refreshing feel these bring. The Kotu Beach weather in October is warm and very sunny and is a great resort for families looking for a half term break or couples wanting to relax on the beach.
In October only occasional showers impact on Kotu Beach, which is a lively and attractive resort on the west coast of The Gambia. These tropical rains reach the country by southwest winds and many of them happen in the evening. The Gambia’s one of Africa’s top holiday destinations and in October the wet season’s coming to an end.
If you want to relax by the beach, your hotel pool or visit the nearby Bijilo National Park on sunny days, then you’ll love the weather in Kotu Beach in October. Pack plenty of light summer clothes, because the average daytime temperature breaks 30°C. This can rise by a few degrees on hotter days, dropping to an average low of 26°C. The average night time temperature’s 22°C. Make sure you keep your sunglasses with you, because October’s full of sunshine. You can expect ten hours each day during the month and the days are long too, with the sun not setting until 7pm. The Atlantic Ocean’s at its warmest during this month, averaging a balmy 29°C, which is great if your kids fancy a paddle in the blue waters. The UV index is high so make sure you use plenty of sunblock and carry water with you in the daytime sun. Rainfall’s quite low at around 54mm and the humidity’s 76%.