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UV Index in Banjul

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Today's UV index in Banjul, Gambia Gambia will be up to 12, indicating a extreme level of sun exposure for the average person. Check the annual sun radiation in the city and our tips for today to make sure you're safe in the sun.

 

Today's tips

UV index at 12 in Banjul means extreme risk; limit outdoor time from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., use shade, protective clothing, SPF 30+ sunscreen, and sunglasses; watch for bright surfaces like water and snow increasing UV exposure.

Banjul's UV Index

The UV index in Banjul, Gambia is consistently high due to its location near the equator. On a typical day, the UV index can reach as high as 11-12, making it essential for visitors to take sun protection measures.

Weather Seasons

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Banjul experiences two main seasons: the dry season from November to June and the wet season from July to October. During the dry season, temperatures range from 25°C to 30°C, while the wet season sees temperatures around 27°C to 32°C, accompanied by frequent rain showers.

Banjul's Climate

Compared to its region and neighboring countries, Banjul's climate is relatively stable. Unlike the Sahel region to the north, Banjul receives reliable rainfall during the wet season. Meanwhile, its coastal location moderates temperatures, making it cooler than the inland areas of Senegal and Guinea-Bissau.

Annual Sun Radiation

The chart below displays the average Shortwave Radiation Sum (MJ/m²) for each month of the last year in Banjul. It's designed to provide you with a better understanding of the yearly weather and sun exposure.

Disclaimer

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