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

February 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
The last month of the winter, February, is also a moderately hot month in Banjul, The Gambia, with temperature in the range of an average high of 29.2°C (84.6°F) and an average low of 21.6°C (70.9°F).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in January - a still moderately hot 29.2°C (84.6°F). In February, the average low-temperature is 21.6°C (70.9°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in February is evaluated at 29.2°C (84.6°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (clothing, wind, metabolic differences), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In Banjul, the average relative humidity in February is 44%.

Rainfall

January, February and December are months without rainfall.

Sea temperature

Months with the coldest seawater in Banjul are February and March, with an average sea temperature of 21°C (69.8°F).
Note: For most, swimming in 21°C (69.8°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

Daylight

In Banjul, the average length of the day is 11.7h.

Sunshine

In Banjul, the average sunshine is 9.8h.

UV index

February and March, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Banjul. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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.

What is the temperature in February in Banjul?

The average high-temperature, in February, in Banjul, is 29.2°C (84.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 21.6°C (70.9°F). In February, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is appraised at 29.2°C (84.6°F).

What is the average humidity in February in Banjul?

In February, the average relative humidity in Banjul, The Gambia, is 44%.

Does it rain in Banjul in February?

In Banjul, in February, it doesn't rain. In March, it rains.

What is the driest month in Banjul?

In Banjul, The Gambia, rain does not fall in January, February and December.

What months are the sea coldest in Banjul?

February and March, with an average sea temperature of 21°C (69.8°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Banjul.

How cold is the water in February in Banjul?

In Banjul, The Gambia, the average seawater temperature in February is 21°C (69.8°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 21°C (69.8°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the average length of the day in February in Banjul?

The average length of the day in February in Banjul, The Gambia, is 11.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Banjul have in February?

In February, the average sunshine in Banjul, The Gambia, is 9.8h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Banjul?

Months with the lowest UV index in Banjul, The Gambia, are February and March, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

How high is the UV index in February in Banjul?

The average daily maximum UV index in February in Banjul is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average high temperature in February: 29.2°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 February: 21.6°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).

Average humidity in February - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average humidity in February: 44%

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

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

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

Average rainfall days in February - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall days in February: 0.2 days

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

Average sea temperature in February - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average sea temperature in February: 21°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 February / Average sunshine in February - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average daylight in February: 11.7h

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 February: 9.8h

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

Average UV index in February - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average UV index in February: 6

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).