Serrekunda
The Gambia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

December weather forecast and climate
Serrekunda, The Gambia

Diciembre, the first month of the winter, in Serrekunda, is still a tropical month, with average temperature varying between 17°C (62.6°F) and 31°C (87.8°F).
The perfect water temperature of 25°C (77°F) and 1mm (0.04") of accumulated rainfall makes Diciembre a great period for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In Diciembre, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in Noviembre - a still tropical 31°C (87.8°F). In Diciembre, the average low-temperature is 17°C (62.6°F).

Rainfall

Throughout Diciembre, 1mm (0.04") of precipitation is accumulated. During the entire year, Serrekunda aggregates up to 1045mm (41.14") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Serrekunda, the average seawater temperature is 25°C (77°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

Diciembre has the shortest days of the year, with an average of 11.3h of daylight.

Sunshine

In Serrekunda, The Gambia, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

Diciembre is the month with the lowest UV index in Serrekunda, with an average maximum UV index of 9. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 9 transform into the following instructions:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 minutes. 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 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 Diciembre in Serrekunda?

In Serrekunda, The Gambia, in Diciembre, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 17°C (62.6°F).

How much does it rain in Serrekunda in Diciembre?

In Serrekunda, The Gambia, in Diciembre, 1mm (0.04") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in Diciembre in Serrekunda?

In Diciembre, the average sea temperature in Serrekunda is 25°C (77°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 month with the shortest days in Serrekunda?

The month with the shortest days is Diciembre, with an average of 11.3h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in Diciembre in Serrekunda?

In Diciembre, the average length of the day in Serrekunda, The Gambia, is 11.3h.

How long on average sun shines in Diciembre in Serrekunda?

In Serrekunda, the average sunshine in Diciembre is 8h.

When is the lowest UV index in Serrekunda?

The month with the lowest UV index in Serrekunda is Diciembre, with an average maximum UV index of 9.

What is the UV index intensity in Diciembre in Serrekunda?

The average daily maximum UV index in Diciembre in Serrekunda, The Gambia, is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in December - Serrekunda, The Gambia
  • Average high temperature in December: 31°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 December: 17°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 December - Serrekunda, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall in December: 1mm

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 December - Serrekunda, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall days in December: 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 December - Serrekunda, The Gambia
  • Average sea temperature in December: 25°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 December / Average sunshine in December - Serrekunda, The Gambia
  • Average daylight in December: 11.3h

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 December: 8h

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

Average UV index in December - Serrekunda, The Gambia
  • Average UV index in December: 9

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).