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

July weather forecast and climate
Banjul, The Gambia

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A bird's eye view of the cool city of Banjul in the Gambia, with a distant view of the Gambia River
July, like June, in Banjul, The Gambia, is a moderately hot summer month, with average temperature fluctuating between 26.1°C (79°F) and 29.2°C (84.6°F).

Temperature

In Banjul, The Gambia, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in June - a still moderately hot 29.2°C (84.6°F). In Banjul, in July, the average low-temperature is 26.1°C (79°F).

Heat index

In July, the average heat index is appraised at a tropical 34.6°C (94.3°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences). Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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

The average relative humidity in July is 77%.

Rainfall

In Banjul, during July, the rain falls for 14.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 74mm (2.91") of precipitation. In Banjul, during the entire year, the rain falls for 77 days and collects up to 427mm (16.81") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

Months with the warmest seawater are July through November, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F).
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Banjul is 12.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Banjul is 8.1h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January, April through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in July interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in July in Banjul?

The average high-temperature, in July, in Banjul, The Gambia, is 29.2°C (84.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 26.1°C (79°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in July is estimated at 34.6°C (94.3°F).

What is the average humidity in July in Banjul?

In July, the average relative humidity in Banjul, The Gambia, is 77%.

How much does it rain in Banjul in July?

In Banjul, The Gambia, during July, the rain falls for 14.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 74mm (2.91") of precipitation.

When is the sea warmest in Banjul?

July through November, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Banjul, The Gambia.

What is the sea water temperature in July in Banjul?

In Banjul, The Gambia, the average seawater temperature in July is 28°C (82.4°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

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

In Banjul, the average length of the day in July is 12.8h.

How long on average sun shines in July in Banjul?

In July, the average sunshine in Banjul is 8.1h.

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 July in Banjul?

In Banjul, the average daily maximum UV index in July is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in July - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average high temperature in July: 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 July: 26.1°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).

Average humidity in July - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average humidity in July: 77%

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

Average rainfall in July - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall in July: 74mm

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 July - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall days in July: 14.9 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 July - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average sea temperature in July: 28°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 July / Average sunshine in July - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average daylight in July: 12.8h

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 July: 8.1h

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 July - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average UV index in July: 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).