Banjul
The Gambia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Banjul, The Gambia

A bird
A bird's eye view of the cool city of Banjul in the Gambia, with a distant view of the Gambia River
April, like March, is another tropical spring month in Banjul, The Gambia, with average temperature ranging between max 33°C (91.4°F) and min 18°C (64.4°F).

Temperature

In Banjul, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in March - a still tropical 33°C (91.4°F). In Banjul, the average low-temperature is 18°C (64.4°F).

Humidity

In Banjul, the average relative humidity is 61%.

Rainfall

March and April are months without rainfall in Banjul.

Sea temperature

In Banjul, the average water temperature is 22°C (71.6°F). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 22°C (71.6°F) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 25°C (77°F) to 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Banjul, The Gambia, the average sunshine in April is 10h.

UV index

February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Banjul, The Gambia. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 12 in April transform into the following instructions:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in April in Banjul?

In April, in Banjul, the average high-temperature is 33°C (91.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 18°C (64.4°F).

What is the average humidity in April in Banjul?

The average relative humidity in April in Banjul, The Gambia, is 61%.

Does it rain in Banjul in April?

In Banjul, The Gambia, in April, it doesn't rain. In May, it rains.

What is the driest month in Banjul?

March and April are months without rainfall.

What is the water temperature in April in Banjul?

In Banjul, the average seawater temperature in April is 22°C (71.6°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 22°C (71.6°F) water.

How many hours of daylight does Banjul have in April?

The average length of the day in April is 12.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Banjul have in April?

In Banjul, the average sunshine in April is 10h.

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

Months with the highest UV index in Banjul, The Gambia, are February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in April in Banjul?

The average daily maximum UV index in April is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in April - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average high temperature in April: 33°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (34°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 18°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are June, July, August and September (23°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (15°C).

Average humidity in April - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average humidity in April: 61%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (46%).

Average rainfall in April - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall in April: 0mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (500mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are March and April (0mm).

Average rainfall days in April - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall days in April: 0 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are August and September (19 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February, March and April (0 days).

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

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

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in April: 10h

The month with most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
Months with least sunshine are July, August and September (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in April - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average UV index in April: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 9).