Bijilo National Park
The Gambia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

April weather forecast and climate
Bijilo National Park, The Gambia

April, like March, is a hot spring month in Bijilo National Park, The Gambia, with average temperature fluctuating between 18°C (64.4°F) and 34°C (93.2°F).

Temperature

The warmest months are March and April, with an average high-temperature of 34°C (93.2°F).

Rainfall

March and April are months without rainfall.

Sea temperature

In Bijilo National Park, the average seawater temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).
Note: 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).

Daylight

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

Sunshine

April has the most sunshine of the year in Bijilo National Park, with an average of 10h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In April, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in 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. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the warmest month in Bijilo National Park?

March and April, with an average high-temperature of 34°C (93.2°F), are warmest months in Bijilo National Park, The Gambia.

What is the temperature in April in Bijilo National Park?

In Bijilo National Park, The Gambia, in April, the average high-temperature is 34°C (93.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 18°C (64.4°F).

Does it rain in Bijilo National Park in April?

In Bijilo National Park, The Gambia, in April, it doesn't rain. In May, it rains.

What is the driest month in Bijilo National Park?

March and April are months without rainfall in Bijilo National Park, The Gambia.

What is the sea temperature in April in Bijilo National Park?

In Bijilo National Park, in April, the average water temperature 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 Bijilo National Park have in April?

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

What month has the most sunshine in Bijilo National Park?

The month with the most sunshine in Bijilo National Park is April, with an average of 10h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in April in Bijilo National Park?

In April, the average sunshine is 10h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Bijilo National Park?

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

What is the UV index intensity in April in Bijilo National Park?

In April, the average daily maximum UV index in Bijilo National Park, The Gambia, is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in April - Bijilo National Park, The Gambia
  • Average high temperature in April: 34°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March and April (34°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in April: 18°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July, August and September (23°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16°C).

Average rainfall in April - Bijilo National Park, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall in April: 0mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (375mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are March and April (0mm).

Average rainfall days in April - Bijilo National Park, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall days in April: 0 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (17 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are March, April and December (0 days).

Average sea temperature in April - Bijilo National Park, 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 - Bijilo National Park, 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 April (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in April - Bijilo National Park, 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).