Weather in Kotu, Gambia in August

So you're interested in going to Kotu, Gambia in August

August is a hot and very rainy time for sunbathing in Kotu. August is an excellent month for swimming in Kotu with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Kotu in the months of March, April, May, November, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Temperature in Kotu in August

The average maximum temperature in Kotu in August is 31°. The average maximum temperature is 31° in the previous month and 31° in the next month.

The average temperature in Kotu in August is 27°. The average temperature ranges is 28° in the previous month and 28° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Kotu in August is 24°. The minimum temperature is 24° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

Sunshine in Kotu in August

The average day light hours per day in Kotu in August are 12.6 and there are 5.2 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Kotu in August is typically 13.4 during August. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Kotu in August

The average sea water temperature in Kotu in August is 26.4° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Kotu in August

The average total rainfall in Kotu in August is 7.1cm and on average there are 20.3 rainy days in August making it a very wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Kotu in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Kotu in August is 26° which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning. The dew point is 25° in the previous month and 26° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Kotu in August is typically 98.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 95.3% in the previous month and 98.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Kotu in August is typically 87.1%. The average relative humidity is 82% in the previous month and 86.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Kotu in August

The average maximum wind speed in Kotu in August is typically 25kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 25kmh in the previous month and 25kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Kotu in August is typically 7kmh. The average wind speed is 7kmh in the previous month and 6kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Kotu in August is from the West.

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