Find out what the weather forecast is today and tomorrow for Gambia. Free weekly weather forecasts are available for the major cities of this West African country.
Surrounded by Senegal except for a small coastline along the Atlantic Ocean, Gambia is a country in West Africa. It is the smallest country on mainland Africa and has a population of about 1.7 million. The nation's namesake is the Gambia River which flow through its centre to the Atlantic. The country's economy is based around farming, fishing, and tourism. Tourists are attracted by the hot climate and beaches. It is also a popular destination for European birders. Gambia has a tropical climate characterised by a hot and rainy season and a dry season. Tourists mainly visit during the cooler dry season, which occurs during the Northern Hemisphere's winter. Mean temperatures range from 23°C in January to 27°C in June along the coast. Inland temperatures vary from 24°C in January to 32°C in May. However, temperatures during the rainy season may reach as high as 43°C. Average annual precipitation is 920mm in the interior and 1,450mm along the coast.