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According to shoppingpicks, January in Gambia marks the start of the dry season. Temperatures range from an average high of 33 degrees Celsius (91 degrees Fahrenheit) to an average low of 26 degrees Celsius (79 degrees Fahrenheit). Rainfall significantly decreases to an average of 100 mm (3.9 in) per month, and thunderstorms become less frequent. February continues to be hot and dry, with temperatures ranging between 32-27°C (90-81°F). Rainfall remains low at an average of 100 mm (3.9 in), while thunderstorms become less common. March is still hot and dry, with temperatures ranging from an average high of 34 degrees Celsius (93 degrees Fahrenheit) to an average low of 27 degrees Celsius (81 degrees Fahrenheit). Rainfall further decreases to an average of 50 mm (2 in), and thunderstorms are rare. The Gambia has a subtropical climate. It is the smallest country in Africa. It is located in the far west of the continent, on the Atlantic coast and enclosed by Senegal. The rainy season runs from mid-June to October. In August, the humidity can reach 95%. The dry period can be extremely dry. In some years there is not a drop of rain for months. During the rainy season, the average daytime temperature is 30°C. At the end of the dry period, April and May, the mercury can reach 40°C. The best time to travel is from October to February. Check areacodesexplorer for Gambia History.

Gambia Geography and Population

OFFICIAL NAME: Gambia CAPITAL CITY: Banjul POPULATION: 1,920,000 (2014) AREA: 11,295 km² OFFICIAL/OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: English, mandinka, wolof, fulani and approximately 15 other Nigerian-Kordofan languages RELIGION: Muslims 90%, Christians 9%, natives’ religions 1% CURRENCY: dalasi CURRENCY CODE: GMD ENGLISH NAME: The Gambia, Republic of The Gambia INDEPENDENCE: 1965 POPULATION COMPOSITION: malinke 40%, fulani 15%, wolof 15%,… Read More »

Attractions of Gambia

The Gambia is a nice and pleasant destination to visit, especially during the winter months. The temperature is wonderful and there is plenty to do and discover. The country has a number of beautiful nature parks such as Kiang West National Park, Bijilo Park or Abuko Nature Park. The possibilities to gain many impressions from… Read More »

Gambia Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data The Gambia is the smallest country in continental Africa, has limited resources and ranks among the least developed countries in the world (HDI 172nd out of 228). After the establishment of political stability in 2016 and before the outbreak of… Read More »

Gambia Geography and History

Gambia. It is a state in West Africa, the smallest on the continent with only 11,295 km2. It is a narrow strip that runs from west to east, located in the Republic of Senegal. The extreme west borders the Atlantic Ocean. Banjul is the capital city of Gambia according to babyinger. History In 1562 the settlers from El Fornas arrived and… Read More »

Gambia Country Overview

Gambia, officially English Republic of the Gambia [r ɪ p ʌ bl ɪ k ɔ f də gæmb ɪ ə], German Republic of the Gambia, country in West Africa with (2019) 2.3 million residents; The capital is Banjul. Landscape According to shoppingpicks, the Gambia borders the Atlantic Ocean in the west, otherwise it is enclosed… Read More »