The best times to visit Serrekunda 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.
Serrekunda Travel Guide
Other Serrekunda Travel Info
Weather in Serrekunda
Average temperatures in Serrekunda 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 Serrekunda, 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.
Serrekunda Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Serrekunda Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Serrekunda Perceived Temperature (F)
Serrekunda Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Serrekunda 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Serrekunda 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 Serrekunda? 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 Serrekunda.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Serrekunda (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Serrekunda 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 Serrekunda 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 Serrekunda.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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|
Is it Safe to Travel to Serrekunda?
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 Serrekunda, 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 Serrekunda 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
Overall Serrekunda 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 Serrekunda, 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 Serrekunda 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.