Best time to visit, weather and climate Kotu

Best time to visit Kotu, Gambia

The best time to visit Kotu in Gambia is from january until december, when you will have a warm temperature and none till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Kotu is 32°C in november and the lowest is 28°C in february. The water temperature is between 20°C and 30°C. The weather and climate of Kotu is suitable for a sun vacation.

The average climate figure for Kotu is an 9,3. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.


Kotu has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Kotu or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Kotu per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
29°C 28°C 29°C 28°C 28°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 30°C 31°C 32°C 30°C
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Climate Kotu

Kotu has the tropical savanna climate prevailing. It is warm every month with both a wet and dry season. The average annual temperature for Kotu is 30° degrees and there is about 345 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 282 days a year with an average humidity of 62% and an UV-index of 7.


Climate Kotu

 
Day
Night
Water
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 29°C 28°C 29°C 28°C 28°C 29°C 29°C 29°C 30°C 31°C 32°C 30°C
Night 22°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 25°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 26°C 24°C
Water 23°C 20°C 22°C 23°C 25°C 26°C 28°C 29°C 29°C 30°C 28°C 26°C
Precip 0
mm
0
mm
2
mm
1
mm
6
mm
17
mm
54
mm
142
mm
109
mm
24
mm
2
mm
0
mm
Rain
days
0 0 1 2 3 7 14 22 18 8 2 0
Dry
days
31 28 30 28 28 23 17 9 12 23 28 31
Sun hours
per day
10 10 10 10 10 10 8 8 8 10 10 10
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
 

Weather Kotu january

On average, it is maximum 29° in january in Kotu and at least around 22° degrees. The sea temperature is around 23° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Kotu.

Weather Kotu february

On average, it is maximum 28° in february in Kotu and at least around 21° degrees. The sea temperature is around 20° degrees. and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Kotu.

Weather Kotu march

On average, it is maximum 29° in march in Kotu and at least around 22° degrees. The sea temperature is around 22° degrees. In march there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 30 days this month in Kotu.

Weather Kotu april

On average, it is maximum 28° in april in Kotu and at least around 22° degrees. The sea temperature is around 23° degrees. In april there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 1 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Kotu.

Weather Kotu may

On average, it is maximum 28° in may in Kotu and at least around 23° degrees. The sea temperature is around 25° degrees. In may there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 6 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Kotu.

Weather Kotu june

On average, it is maximum 29° in june in Kotu and at least around 25° degrees. The sea temperature is around 26° degrees. In june there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 17 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Kotu.

Weather Kotu july

On average, it is maximum 29° in july in Kotu and at least around 26° degrees. The sea temperature is around 28° degrees. In july there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 54 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in Kotu.

Weather Kotu august

On average, it is maximum 29° in august in Kotu and at least around 27° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. In august there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 142 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in Kotu.

Weather Kotu september

On average, it is maximum 30° in september in Kotu and at least around 27° degrees. The sea temperature is around 29° degrees. In september there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 109 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in Kotu.

Weather Kotu october

On average, it is maximum 31° in october in Kotu and at least around 27° degrees. The sea temperature is around 30° degrees. In october there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 24 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Kotu.

Weather Kotu november

On average, it is maximum 32° in november in Kotu and at least around 26° degrees. The sea temperature is around 28° degrees. In november there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 2 mm and the it will be dry 28 days this month in Kotu.

Weather Kotu december

On average, it is maximum 30° in december in Kotu and at least around 24° degrees. The sea temperature is around 26° degrees. and the it will be dry 31 days this month in Kotu.

14 day weather forecast Kotu

The weather for Kotu in Gambia will be 31° till 34° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
5 Dec
Overwegend bewolkt 31°C 22°C 26°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 7
Su
6 Dec
Overwegend bewolkt 30°C 22°C 26°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 4
Mo
7 Dec
Wisselend bewolkt 30°C 21°C 26°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 5
Tu
8 Dec
Overwegend bewolkt 31°C 22°C 26°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 8
We
9 Dec
Overwegend bewolkt 32°C 22°C 26°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 8
Th
10 Dec
Licht bewolkt 32°C 22°C 26°C 0 mm 0% 6m/s 7
Fr
11 Dec
Wisselend bewolkt 31°C 21°C 26°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 7

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
12 Dec
Licht bewolkt 32°C 21°C 26°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 7
Su
13 Dec
Licht bewolkt 32°C 21°C 26°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 7
Mo
14 Dec
Licht bewolkt 33°C 22°C 26°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 7
Tu
15 Dec
Overwegend bewolkt 33°C 22°C 26°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 2
We
16 Dec
Wisselend bewolkt 33°C 23°C 26°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 2
Th
17 Dec
Wisselend bewolkt 34°C 22°C 26°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 2
Fr
18 Dec
Helder 32°C 22°C 26°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 2

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Hotels and apartments in Kotu

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Flight tickets to Kotu

The 3 nearest airports to Kotu you can fly to are:

  • Banjul International Airport (15 km)
    Banjul NDing
  • Ziguinchor Airport (110 km)
    Ziguinchor
  • Blaise Diagne International Airport (140 km)
    Dakar

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About Kotu

Kotu lies in Gambia . If you want to call Kotu you have to use +220 or 00220 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +2205012457809 or 002205012457809.

Kotu is in a straight line at 6.448 km distance from Cape Town. From Cape Town International Airport the flight time is about 8 hours55.

The coordinates of Kotu, Gambia are latitude: 13.459444 en longitude: -16.705278

The GPS coordinates are N 13° 27' 33.8400" en W 16° 42' 19.0800"

Currency Kotu

In Kotu the Gambian dalasi is used to pay.

Exchange rate Gambian dalasi (GMD) 5 december 2020

1 Gambian dalasi = 0,30 South African rand
100 Gambian dalasi = 29,81 South African rand

1 South African rand = 3,36 Gambian dalasi
100 South African rand = 335,53 Gambian dalasi

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Time difference Kotu

In Kotu it is now 11:36 o’clock in the morning on saturday 5 december 2020. That is 2 hour earlier than in New Zealand. The time zone of Kotu is Africa/Banjul and the Greenwich time is UTC+00.

Vaccinations Kotu

Mandatory vaccinations

  • Cholera

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Kotu.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis of Meningokokkenziekte
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)