January weather forecast
Serrekunda, The Gambia

Weather in January

January, the same as December, in Serrekunda, The Gambia, is another tropical winter month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 16°C (60.8°F) and 31°C (87.8°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature remains equal as in December - a still tropical 31°C (87.8°F). In Serrekunda, the average low-temperature is 16°C (60.8°F).

Rainfall

In January, the rain falls for 1 days. Throughout January, 1mm (0.04") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Serrekunda, there are 58 rainfall days, and 1045mm (41.14") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In January, the average sea temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).
Note: Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 22°C (71.6°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

In Serrekunda, the average length of the day in January is 11h and 26min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:29 and sunset at 18:50. On the last day of January, sunrise is at 07:33 and sunset at 19:06 GMT.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in January in Serrekunda is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In January, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. 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 the 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. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

How much does it rain in Serrekunda in January?

In January, in Serrekunda, The Gambia, the rain falls for 1 days. Throughout January, 1mm (0.04") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the water temperature in January in Serrekunda?

In January, the average sea temperature in Serrekunda, The Gambia, is 22°C (71.6°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 22°C (71.6°F) water.

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

The average day length in January in Serrekunda is 11h and 26min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in January in Serrekunda?

In January, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:29 and sunset at 18:50. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:33 and sunset at 19:06 GMT.

How long on average sun shines in January in Serrekunda?

The average sunshine duration in January in Serrekunda, The Gambia, is 8h.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Serrekunda?

In Serrekunda, the average daily maximum UV index in January is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in January
Serrekunda, The Gambia

Average temperature in January - Serrekunda, The Gambia
  • Average high temperature in January: 31°C

The 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 January: 16°C

The 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).

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Average rainfall in January
Serrekunda, The Gambia

Average rainfall in January - Serrekunda, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall in January: 1mm

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

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Average rainfall days in January
Serrekunda, The Gambia

Average rainfall days in January - Serrekunda, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 1 days

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

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Average sea temperature in January
Serrekunda, The Gambia

Average sea temperature in January - Serrekunda, The Gambia
  • Average sea temperature in January: 22°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July, August, September, October and November (28°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (21°C).

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Average daylight in January /
Average sunshine in January
Serrekunda, The Gambia

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Serrekunda, The Gambia
  • Average daylight in January: 11h and 26min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 55min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 21min).

  • Average sunshine in January: 8h

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

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Average UV index in January
Serrekunda, The Gambia

Average UV index in January - Serrekunda, The Gambia
  • Average UV index in January: 10

The 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).

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