The climate in the Gambia is tropical with a pronounced rainy season and dry season.

The dry season lasts from the months of November to May, it is influenced by the dry northeast wind from the Sahara called the Harmattan. The temperature is rising here at between 21 ° and 27 ° Celsius, relative humidity is between 30 and 60 percent.

The rainy season in summer begins in June and lasts until October. The average rainfall is 1,000 mm in the southwest and the north-east 800 mm. Most of the rainfall, almost ninety percent occurs in the months between July and September.

In coastal areas, for example at Paradise Beach, the oceanic climate is pleasant.