The rainy season is from July to September.
In the rainy season the barriers are submerged in succession, the reaches are filled and the plains of the lower Senegal are changed into immense marshes.
Logwood forests fringe all the lagoons and many parts of the seaboard, which are flooded during the rainy season.
There are two clearly defined seasons, a rainy season from March to June, and a dry season for the remaining months.
Thes places were garrisoned, and during the rainy season Baratier returned to Italy, where he was received with unboundec enthusiasm.