July weather forecast
The Gambia

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Weather in July

July in The Gambia is characterized by the continuation of the rainy season, with the country receiving significant amounts of rainfall. July is typically one of the wettest months of the year in The Gambia, with average precipitation increasing dramatically to 160mm (6.3"). The rainfall is usually heavy and frequent, with overcast skies common during this period.

Despite the rain, temperatures remain high during July, with average daytime temperatures ranging from 30°C (86°F) to 32°C (89.6°F). The abundance of rainfall provides some relief from the heat but also increases the humidity levels. Nighttime temperatures drop to 23°C (73.4°F), providing a cooler respite from the daytime heat.

Banjul, located along the coast, shares similar weather patterns with the rest of the country, although the maritime influence moderates temperatures slightly. The cooling sea breezes make the heat more bearable, although the city receives nearly the same amount of rainfall as the rest of the country.

In comparison to June, July brings an increase in rainfall and a slight decrease in temperature due to the cloudy conditions and frequent rains. Looking ahead to August, the rainfall remains heavy and frequent, and the temperatures continue to hover around the same levels as July, making August another typical wet and warm month in The Gambia's rainy season.

  • Banjul - July »
    July through November, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Banjul, The Gambia. July's arrival in Banjul registers an average high-temperature of a still warm 29.2°C (84.6°F), closely aligning with the temperature of the previous month.
  • Brikama - July »
    In Brikama in July, it is raining for 16 days, with typically 73mm (2.87") of accumulated precipitation. On the first day of July in Brikama, sunrise is at 06:43 and sunset at 19:37.
  • Bakau - July »
    In July, in Bakau the rain falls for 14.9 days. In July, Bakau temperatures settle at a low of 26.1°C (79°F) during the nights, reflecting a minor change from daytime highs.
  • Farafenni - July »
    The months with the lowest UV index in Farafenni are January, February, July through September, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. In Farafenni, in July, it is raining for 19.6 days, with typically 101mm (3.98") of accumulated precipitation.
  • Lamin - July »
    On the first day of July in Lamin sunrise is at 06:43 and sunset at 19:37. Lamin maintains a near steady average temperature of 26.1°C (79°F) during the nights of July, demonstrating little drop from daytime highs.
  • Gunjur - July »
    During July, the average high-temperature in Gunjur is a still moderately hot 28.4°C (83.1°F), maintaining a close resemblance to that of the preceding month. In Gunjur, in July, it is raining for 16 days, with typically 73mm (2.87") of accumulated precipitation.
  • Soma - July »
    In Soma, in July, during 19.6 rainfall days, 101mm (3.98") of precipitation is typically accumulated. The average heat index, which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in July is appraised at 50°C (122°F).
  • Bansang - July »
    In Bansang during July, the rain falls for 24.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 125mm (4.92") of precipitation. On the first day of July in Bansang, The Gambia, sunrise is at 06:35 and sunset at 19:29.

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