Kotu weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Kotu

The best time to visit in 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 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.

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

Average weather Kotu by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 29 28 29 28 28 29 29 29 30 31 32 30
Water temp. (°C) 23 20 22 23 25 26 28 29 29 30 28 26
Precipitation (mm) 0 0 2 1 6 17 54 142 109 24 2 0

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14 day weather forecast Kotu

The weather for in Kotu will be 32° till 31° degrees in the next 14 days and it stays dry every day.

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 7 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
23°
26° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 1
Wednesday 8 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
23°
26° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 1
Thursday 9 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
23°
26° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 2
Friday 10 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
22°
26° 0 mm 0% 5 m/s 2
Saturday 11 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
30°
23°
26° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Sunday 12 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
23°
26° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Monday 13 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
24°
26° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 14 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
29°
24°
26° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Wednesday 15 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
23°
26° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Thursday 16 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
23°
26° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 2
Friday 17 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
25°
26° 0 mm 0% 8 m/s 2
Saturday 18 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
24°
26° 0 mm 0% 6 m/s 2
Sunday 19 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
22°
26° 0 mm 0% 6 m/s 2
Monday 20 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
31°
23°
26° 0 mm 0% 7 m/s 2

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 29° degrees and there is about 357 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 278 days a year with an average humidity of 63% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Kotu

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

Kotu weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Kotu? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Kotu?

Kotu is located in Gambia. It lies in a straight line at 9,668 km from New Delhi.

The coordinates of Kotu are:

  • Latitude: 13.459444
  • Longitude: -16.705278

The GPS coordinates are 13° 27' N, 16° 42' W

How long is the flight to Kotu?

The flight time from Indira Gandhi to Kotu is approximately 13 h. 20 min.

What are the nearest airports to Kotu?

These are the airports closests to Kotu:

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

How big is Kotu?

The area of Kotu is around 5,176 km².

What is the currency of Kotu?

In Kotu the Gambian dalasi (GMD) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 7 December 2021

  • 1 Gambian dalasi = 0.70 Indian rupee
  • 1 Indian rupee = 1.43 Gambian dalasi
  • 10 Gambian dalasi = 6.98 Indian rupee
  • 10 Indian rupee = 14.33 Gambian dalasi
  • 100 Gambian dalasi = 69.80 Indian rupee
  • 100 Indian rupee = 143.27 Gambian dalasi

What is the area code of Kotu?

The area code to call Kotu is +220.