October weather forecast
Serrekunda, The Gambia

Weather in October

October, like September, is another hot autumn month in Serrekunda, The Gambia, with an average temperature varying between 32°C (89.6°F) and 22°C (71.6°F).

Temperature

In October, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in September - a still hot 32°C (89.6°F). In October, in Serrekunda, the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

Rainfall

In Serrekunda, The Gambia, it is raining for 6 days, with typically 87mm (3.43") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 58 rainfall days, and 1045mm (41.14") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

The months with the warmest seawater in Serrekunda are July through November, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In Serrekunda, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 50min.
On the first day of October in Serrekunda, The Gambia, sunrise is at 06:56 and sunset at 18:56. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:00 and sunset at 18:40 GMT.

Sunshine

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

UV index

In Serrekunda, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 11 in October transform into the following instructions:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in 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. 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

How much does it rain in Serrekunda in October?

In Serrekunda, in October, it is raining for 6 days, with typically 87mm (3.43") of accumulated precipitation.

What are the months with the warmest sea water in Serrekunda?

The months with the warmest seawater are July through November, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F).

What is the sea water temperature in October in Serrekunda?

In Serrekunda, The Gambia, in October, the average water temperature is 28°C (82.4°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does Serrekunda have in October?

The average day length in October in Serrekunda, The Gambia, is 11h and 50min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in October in Serrekunda?

On the first day of October in Serrekunda, The Gambia, sunrise is at 06:56 and sunset at 18:56. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:00 and sunset at 18:40 GMT.

How many hours of sunshine does Serrekunda have in October?

In October, the average sunshine duration is 8h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Serrekunda?

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Serrekunda, The Gambia, is 11. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in October
Serrekunda, The Gambia

Average temperature in October - Serrekunda, The Gambia
  • Average high temperature in October: 32°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 October: 22°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 October
Serrekunda, The Gambia

Average rainfall in October - Serrekunda, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall in October: 87mm

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 October
Serrekunda, The Gambia

Average rainfall days in October - Serrekunda, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall days in October: 6 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 October
Serrekunda, The Gambia

Average sea temperature in October - Serrekunda, The Gambia
  • Average sea temperature in October: 28°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 October /
Average sunshine in October
Serrekunda, The Gambia

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Serrekunda, The Gambia
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 50min

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 October: 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 October
Serrekunda, The Gambia

Average UV index in October - Serrekunda, The Gambia
  • Average UV index in October: 11

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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