January 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 January

January, the same as December, is another warm winter month in Banjul, The Gambia, with temperature in the range of an average low of 22.3°C (72.1°F) and an average high of 29.5°C (85.1°F).

Temperature

In Banjul, the average high-temperature in January is almost the same as in December - a warm 29.5°C (85.1°F). The average low-temperature, in January, is 22.3°C (72.1°F).

Humidity

January is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 39%.

Rainfall

January, February and December are months without rainfall in Banjul.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).
Note: A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 22°C (71.6°F) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

The average length of the day in January is 11h and 26min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:29 and sunset at 18:50. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 07:33 and sunset at 19:06 GMT.

Sunshine

In January, the average sunshine is 9.7h.

UV index

January, April through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in January transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. 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 the 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What is the least humid month in Banjul?

January is the least humid month in Banjul, The Gambia, with an average relative humidity of 39%.

What is the average humidity in January in Banjul?

In Banjul, the average relative humidity in January is 39%.

What is the driest month in Banjul?

January, February and December are months without rainfall in Banjul, The Gambia.

What is the water temperature in January in Banjul?

In Banjul, the average seawater temperature in January 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 January?

In January, the average day length in Banjul, The Gambia, is 11h and 26min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in January in Banjul?

On the first day of January in Banjul, sunrise is at 07:29 and sunset at 18:50. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:33 and sunset at 19:06 GMT.

How long on average sun shines in January in Banjul?

The average sunshine duration in January in Banjul is 9.7h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in January in Banjul?

In Banjul, The Gambia, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in January
Banjul, The Gambia

Average temperature in January - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average high temperature in January: 29.5°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 January: 22.3°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 January
Banjul, The Gambia

Average pressure in January - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average pressure in January: 1012.4mbar

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 January
Banjul, The Gambia

Average wind speed in January - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average wind speed in January: 17.9km/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 January
Banjul, The Gambia

Average humidity in January - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average humidity in January: 39%

The 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 January
Banjul, The Gambia

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

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 January
Banjul, The Gambia

Average rainfall days in January - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 0.3 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 January
Banjul, The Gambia

Average sea temperature in January - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average sea temperature in January: 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 January /
Average sunshine in January
Banjul, The Gambia

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average daylight in January: 11h and 26min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 55min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 21min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 9.7h

The 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 January
Banjul, The Gambia

Average sunshine days in January - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average sunshine days in January: 30.7 days

The 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 January
Banjul, The Gambia

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

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

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Average cloud cover in January
Banjul, The Gambia

Average cloud cover in January - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average cloud cover in January: 13

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 January
Banjul, The Gambia

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

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

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