April weather forecast
Banjul, The Gambia

The cool city of Banjul in the Gambia, with a distant view of the Gambia river
The cool city of Banjul in the Gambia, with a distant view of the Gambia river

Weather in April

April, the same as March, is another warm spring month in Banjul, The Gambia, with average temperature fluctuating between 22.1°C (71.8°F) and 28.8°C (83.8°F).

Temperature

In April, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in March - a still warm 28.8°C (83.8°F). In April, the average low-temperature is 22.1°C (71.8°F).

Heat index

In April, the average heat index is estimated at a tropical 30.6°C (87.1°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, pregnancy, metabolic differences). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In April, the average relative humidity in Banjul is 59%.

Rainfall

In April, in Banjul, the rain falls for 1.8 days. Throughout April, 1mm (0.04") of precipitation is accumulated. In Banjul, The Gambia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 77 days and collects up to 427mm (16.81") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Banjul, the average seawater temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).
Note: For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 22°C (71.6°F).

Daylight

In April, the average length of the day in Banjul is 12.4h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine in Banjul are March through May, with an average of 9.9h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January, April through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in April in Banjul?

In Banjul, The Gambia, in April, the average high-temperature is 28.8°C (83.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.1°C (71.8°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in April is estimated at 30.6°C (87.1°F).

What is the average humidity in April in Banjul?

The average relative humidity in April in Banjul is 59%.

How much does it rain in Banjul in April?

In Banjul, during April, the rain falls for 1.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 1mm (0.04") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in April in Banjul?

In Banjul, the average seawater temperature in April is 22°C (71.6°F). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 22°C (71.6°F).

How many hours of daylight does Banjul have in April?

In April, the average length of the day is 12.4h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Banjul?

March through May, with an average of 9.9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Banjul.

How long on average sun shines in April in Banjul?

In Banjul, the average sunshine in April is 9.9h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Banjul?

Months with the highest UV index in Banjul, The Gambia, are January, April through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in April in Banjul?

In Banjul, The Gambia, the average daily maximum UV index in April is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in April
Banjul, The Gambia

Average temperature in April - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average high temperature in April: 28.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is November (31.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is May (28.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 22.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is October (26.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (21.6°C).

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Average pressure in April
Banjul, The Gambia

Average pressure in April - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average pressure in April: 1010.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1012.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1010.3mbar).

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Average wind speed in April
Banjul, The Gambia

Average wind speed in April - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average wind speed in April: 18.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (18.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (12.8km/h).

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Average humidity in April
Banjul, The Gambia

Average humidity in April - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average humidity in April: 59%

Months with the highest relative humidity are August and September (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (39%).

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Average rainfall in April
Banjul, The Gambia

Average rainfall in April - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall in April: 1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (177mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, February and December (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in April
Banjul, The Gambia

Average rainfall days in April - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall days in April: 1.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (21.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (0.2 days).

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Average sea temperature in April
Banjul, The Gambia

Average sea temperature in April - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average sea temperature in April: 22°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July, August, September, October and November (28°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (21°C).

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Average daylight in April /
Average sunshine in April
Banjul, The Gambia

Average daylight in April / Average sunshine in April - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average daylight in April: 12.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 9.9h

Months with the most sunshine are March, April and May (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 7.3h).

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Average sunshine days in April
Banjul, The Gambia

Average sunshine days in April - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average sunshine days in April: 28.4 days

Months with the most sunshine days are January and December (30.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (7.3 days).

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Average UV index in April
Banjul, The Gambia

Average UV index in April - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average UV index in April: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are February and March (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in April
Banjul, The Gambia

Average cloud cover in April - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average cloud cover in April: 6

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 6).

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Average visibility in April
Banjul, The Gambia

Average visibility in April - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average visibility in April: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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