Kololi
The Gambia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Kololi, The Gambia

The last month of the spring, Mayo, is another tropical month in Kololi, The Gambia, with average temperature ranging between max 33°C (91.4°F) and min 19°C (66.2°F).

Temperature

In Mayo, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in Abril - a still hot 33°C (91.4°F). The average low-temperature, in Kololi, is 19°C (66.2°F).

Rainfall

Months with rainfall in Kololi are Enero, Febrero, Mayo through Diciembre. Mayo is the first month it rains in Kololi. Throughout Mayo, in the average 1 rainfall days, it receives 5mm (0.2") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 58 rainfall days, and 1045mm (41.14") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Kololi, the average seawater temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).
Note: Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 24°C (75.2°F) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 25°C (77°F) to 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In Kololi, the average sunshine in Mayo is 9h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are Febrero through Septiembre, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in Mayo transform into the following instructions:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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. 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 temperature in Mayo in Kololi?

In Kololi, in Mayo, the average high-temperature is 33°C (91.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 19°C (66.2°F).

When does it start to rain in Kololi?

Mayo is the first month it rains in Kololi. Throughout Mayo, in the average 1 rainfall days, it receives 5mm (0.2") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in Mayo in Kololi?

In Kololi, The Gambia, the average seawater temperature in Mayo is 24°C (75.2°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 24°C (75.2°F) water.

What is the average length of the day in Mayo in Kololi?

In Mayo, the average length of the day is 12.8h.

How long on average sun shines in Mayo in Kololi?

In Kololi, The Gambia, the average sunshine in Mayo is 9h.

When is the highest UV index in Kololi?

Months with the highest UV index in Kololi are Febrero through Septiembre, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in Mayo in Kololi?

The average daily maximum UV index in Mayo is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Kololi, The Gambia
  • Average high temperature in May: 33°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 May: 19°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 May - Kololi, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall in May: 5mm

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 May - Kololi, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 1 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 May - Kololi, The Gambia
  • Average sea temperature in May: 24°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 May / Average sunshine in May - Kololi, The Gambia
  • Average daylight in May: 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 May: 9h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in May - Kololi, The Gambia
  • Average UV index in May: 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).