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

October 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
October, like September, is a hot autumn month in Banjul, The Gambia, with average temperature fluctuating between 32°C (89.6°F) and 22°C (71.6°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in September - a still hot 32°C (89.6°F). The average low-temperature, in Banjul, is 22°C (71.6°F).

Humidity

In Banjul, the average relative humidity is 80%.

Rainfall

In October, the rain falls for 9 days. Throughout October, 109mm (4.3") of precipitation is accumulated. In Banjul, during the entire year, the rain falls for 73 days and collects up to 1296mm (51") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

July through November, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are months with the warmest seawater. For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In October, the average length of the day in Banjul is 11.8h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Banjul is 8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Banjul, The Gambia, is 11. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 11 in October interpret into the following advice:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in October in Banjul?

In October, the average high-temperature is 32°C (89.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

What is the average humidity in October in Banjul?

The average relative humidity in October is 80%.

How much does it rain in Banjul in October?

In Banjul, in October, during 9 rainfall days, 109mm (4.3") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What months are 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. For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

What is the water temperature in October in Banjul?

In October, the average sea temperature in Banjul, The Gambia, is 28°C (82.4°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

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

The average length of the day in October in Banjul is 11.8h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Banjul?

In Banjul, the average sunshine in October is 8h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Banjul?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Banjul, The Gambia, is 11. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average high temperature in October: 32°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 October: 22°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 October - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average humidity in October: 80%

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

Average rainfall in October - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall in October: 109mm

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 October - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall days in October: 9 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 October - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average sea temperature in October: 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 October / Average sunshine in October - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average daylight in October: 11.8h

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 October: 8h

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 October - Banjul, The Gambia
  • Average UV index in October: 11

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).