The best times to visit Gunjur for ideal weather are

December 3rd to February 25th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Gunjur Travel Info

Weather in Gunjur

Temperature

Average temperatures in Gunjur vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 28th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Gunjur, the hottest months are October, June, and then July. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid June where highs are regularly around 95.1°F (35.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 75.7°F (24.3°C) at night.

Gunjur Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Gunjur Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Gunjur Perceived Temperature (F)

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Gunjur Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Gunjur Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 90.4 74.9 62.6
Feb 92.9 76.4 63.8
Mar 94 77.1 65.9
Apr 91.8 76.7 67.3
May 91.8 79 70.6
Jun 91.5 82 74.5
Jul 89.4 81.5 74.5
Aug 87.9 80.2 74
Sep 89 80.5 73.6
Oct 91.2 82 74.2
Nov 92.2 79.7 69.6
Dec 90.7 75.9 64.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 32.4 23.8 17
Feb 33.8 24.7 17.7
Mar 34.4 25.1 18.8
Apr 33.2 24.8 19.6
May 33.2 26.1 21.4
Jun 33.1 27.8 23.6
Jul 31.9 27.5 23.6
Aug 31.1 26.8 23.3
Sep 31.7 26.9 23.1
Oct 32.9 27.8 23.4
Nov 33.4 26.5 20.9
Dec 32.6 24.4 17.9

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Gunjur are January, February, and then April. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid to late August with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of August 20th.

When can you find snow in Gunjur? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Gunjur.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Gunjur (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 0 0
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 0% 0 0.2
Apr 0% 0 0
May 1% 0 0.2
Jun 7% 0 1.8
Jul 32% 0 8.2
Aug 51% 0 17.3
Sep 46% 0 15
Oct 10% 0 1.7
Nov 1% 0 0.2
Dec 0% 0 0.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 0 0 0.5
Apr 0 0 0
May 1 0 0.5
Jun 7 0 4.6
Jul 32 0 20.8
Aug 51 0 43.9
Sep 46 0 38.1
Oct 10 0 4.3
Nov 1 0 0.5
Dec 0 0 0.8

 

Humidity and Wind

Gunjur has some extremely humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is January (34.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (83.9%).

Wind in Gunjur is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by March and April. February’s average wind speed of around 7.4 knots (8.5 MPH or 13.7 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 15.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Gunjur.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 6.5 Light breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Feb 7.4 Gentle breeze 14.4 Significant breeze
Mar 7 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Apr 6.8 Light breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
May 6.4 Light breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Jun 5.9 Light breeze 12.7 Significant breeze
Jul 4.6 Light breeze 12.4 Significant breeze
Aug 4.1 Light breeze 12.3 Significant breeze
Sep 3.3 Barely noticeable 12.9 Significant breeze
Oct 3 Barely noticeable 10.3 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.4 Barely noticeable 10 Significant breeze
Dec 5.2 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 34.5%
Feb 35.4%
Mar 44.5%
Apr 56%
May 62.3%
Jun 68.2%
Jul 77%
Aug 83.9%
Sep 83.8%
Oct 77%
Nov 60.1%
Dec 43.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Gunjur?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are travel warnings for Gambia, The; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Gunjur, The Gambia is January, followed by December and August. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Gunjur in July. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 56 in July means 56% of the tourists vs. January.

 

 

Overall Gunjur Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 95.1°F (35.1°C) and 91.2°F (32.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is nonexistent with roughly 0 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 2 to 16 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Gunjur, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 93.5°F (34.2°C) and 87.4°F (30.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 0 to 14 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Gunjur to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 94.9°F (34.9°C) and 88.5°F (31.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.

 

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