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

January weather forecast and climate
Serrekunda, The Gambia

Enero, the same as Diciembre, in Serrekunda, The Gambia, is a hot winter month, with average temperature fluctuating between 16°C (60.8°F) and 31°C (87.8°F).

Temperature

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

Rainfall

In Enero, the rain falls for 1 days. Throughout Enero, 1mm (0.04") of precipitation is accumulated. In Serrekunda, during the entire year, the rain falls for 58 days and collects up to 1045mm (41.14") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Serrekunda, in Enero, the average water temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).
Note: A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 22°C (71.6°F) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

In Enero, the average length of the day is 11.4h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Enero is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In Enero, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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.

What is the temperature in Enero in Serrekunda?

In Enero, in Serrekunda, The Gambia, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 16°C (60.8°F).

How many days does it rain in Enero in Serrekunda?

In Serrekunda, in Enero, during 1 rainfall days, 1mm (0.04") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in Enero in Serrekunda?

In Enero, the average sea temperature in Serrekunda is 22°C (71.6°F). 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.

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

The average length of the day in Enero in Serrekunda is 11.4h.

How long on average sun shines in Enero in Serrekunda?

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

How high is the UV index in Enero in Serrekunda?

The average daily maximum UV index in Enero in Serrekunda, The Gambia, is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Serrekunda, The Gambia
  • Average high temperature in January: 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 January: 16°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 January - Serrekunda, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall in January: 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 January - Serrekunda, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall days in January: 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 January - Serrekunda, The Gambia
  • Average sea temperature in January: 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 January / Average sunshine in January - Serrekunda, The Gambia
  • Average daylight in January: 11.4h

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

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).