Climate and Weather of Kerewan, Gambia

The climate of Kerewan

Kerewan is located in the northwest of The Gambia and is the capital of the North Bank region. This region is subdivided into six districts, all of which are under the administrative rule of Kerewan.

According to Bridgat, Kerewan has a tropical savanna climate. Although Kerewan is a bit further inland, the place lies at a kind of crossroads between the inland and coastal climate that prevails in The Gambia. In short, the hottest periods are slightly less hot than further inland and the colder days slightly less cool than in the coastal areas. However, the rainy season, which also lasts from mid-June to mid-October, is no less and will also cause the necessary nuisance here. Kerewan is influenced by both the northeast trade and the harmattan. The rainy season is called Nawet by the locals.

Climate figures

The figures below are based on long-term average climate statistics. The temperatures are displayed in degrees Celsius (°C).

maximum temperature minimum temperature hours of sunshine per day days of rainfall per month amount of precipitation per month
January 34℃ 15℃ 8 1
February 36℃ 16℃ 9 1
March 38℃ 21℃ 9 1
April 40℃ 24℃ 10 3
May 39℃ 25℃ 10 5
June 36℃ 25℃ 8 12
July 33℃ 23℃ 7 18
August 32℃ 23℃ 7 19
September 32℃ 23℃ 7 17
October 34℃ 23℃ 8 14
November 35℃ 18℃ 9 6
December 34℃ 14℃ 8 2

The weather in Kerewan

Here you will find the weather forecast for Kerewan. View the current weather in Kerewan and the forecast for the coming days, such as temperatures, the chance of precipitation, the wind direction and the wind strength. With this weather data you can see what kind of weather you can expect in Kerewan. Based on the climate statistics, we describe the weather per month in Kerewan. This is not a long-term forecast, but gives the average weather forecast for all months of the year. Do you want to see the detailed weather forecast for Kerewan? On the page with extra weather information we show the chance of snow, the wind chill, visibility, UV strength, air pressure and more good weather information.

An average weather picture per month can be compiled on the basis of long-term climate statistics, certain weather patterns and specific events.

The weather in January

In the month of January, the average maximum temperature in Kerewan is around 34 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in January is 15 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in January at this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 1 day. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for an almost dry month.

The weather in February

In the month of February, the average maximum temperature in Kerewan is around 36 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in February is 16 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in February at this destination is around 9 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 1 day. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for an almost dry month.

The weather in March

In the month of March, the average maximum temperature in Kerewan is around 38 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in March is 21 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in March at this destination is around 9 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 1 day. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for an almost dry month.

The weather in April

In the month of April, the average maximum temperature in Kerewan is around 40 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in April is 24 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in April at this destination is around 10 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 3 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for an almost dry month.

The weather in May

In the month of May, the average maximum temperature in Kerewan is around 39 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in May is 25 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in May in this destination is around 10 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 5 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this means little precipitation in this month.

The weather in June

In the month of June, the average maximum temperature in Kerewan is around 36 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in June is 25 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in June at this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 12 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in July

In the month of July, the average maximum temperature in Kerewan is around 33 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in July is 23 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in July at this destination is around 7 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 18 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for a wet month.

The weather in August

In the month of August, the average maximum temperature in Kerewan is around 32 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in August is 23 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in August in this destination is around 7 hours per day. Within the entire month there is precipitation for about 19 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for a wet month.

The weather in September

In the month of September, the average maximum temperature in Kerewan is around 32 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in September is 23 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in September at this destination is around 7 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 17 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for a wet month.

The weather in October

In the month of October, the average maximum temperature in Kerewan is around 34 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in October is 23 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in October at this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 14 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this ensures a reasonable amount of precipitation during this month.

The weather in November

In the month of November, the average maximum temperature in Kerewan is around 35 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in November is 18 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in November at this destination is around 9 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 6 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this means little precipitation in this month.

The weather in December

In the month of December, the average maximum temperature in Kerewan is around 34 degrees Celsius. The average minimum temperature in December is 14 degrees. The number of hours that the sun is visible in December at this destination is around 8 hours per day. Within the whole month there is precipitation for about 2 days. If you look at the long-term averages, this makes for an almost dry month.

Kerewan, Gambia