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Best time of year to go?

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Best time of year to go?

Sorry, expect this has been asked many times and I've looked at average temperatures etc but think I need some experienced advice.

Not interested in school holidays, would rather avoid those times, usually busier, noiser and costs more, ours grown up so we're busy spending their inheritance!

Planning 14 days and pretty much can be totally flexible on which month.

So, we like it hot but bearable so we can manage to go out and about without sunstroke but also enjoy the pool. Don't want to pack a brolly or pacamac (& preferably no cardi either)!

Wondered if late June might be OK if there's a sea breeze (usually go for in the region of 28 degrees or so). Or early Sept?

Any advice appreciated. Thanks.

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1. Re: Best time of year to go?

the months you are looking at is the wet season, very humid also,

best to go in season which is november- may

enjoy

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2. Re: Best time of year to go?

November to May is best for weather....flights seem cheapest in Nov to mid Dec.

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3. Re: Best time of year to go?

Over a year the average daytime temperature is 82 -86 fahrenheit : it is always very warm or hot during the day, it is the actual weather that varies more as between the wet season and the dry season from November-April.

Buckinghamshire...
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4. Re: Best time of year to go?

Glad I asked, I was looking at a weather site which said 'no rain between Nov - June! Sounds like we'd be better scheduling this trip for May. Cheers.

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5. Re: Best time of year to go?

Much more expensive in May ,try looking at April if price is a factor. Get outside the hotel and explore Gambia it is a wonderful country .

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6. Re: Best time of year to go?

i personally think march is the best time to go tho it might be a bit on the hot side for you

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7. Re: Best time of year to go?

I am planning to visit Gambia January or February can anyone tell meif these are the cooler months?I dont like it hot you see, thanks in advance x

Market Harborough
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8. Re: Best time of year to go?

Bit cooler than March/April but still in the 80s during the day ( sorry...don't do centigrade).

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9. Re: Best time of year to go?

LindaC: what do you call hot? It's Africa, never going to be cool.

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10. Re: Best time of year to go?

Love it, Granny!!