Snow Hill Island
Antarctica
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Snow Hill Island, Antarctica

August, the last month of the winter, in Snow Hill Island, is another extremely cold month, with temperature in the range of an average low of -21°C (-5.8°F) and an average high of -14°C (6.8°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are July and August, with an average high-temperature of -14°C (6.8°F).

Rainfall

In Snow Hill Island, during August, the rain falls for 2 days and regularly aggregates up to 7mm (0.28") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Snow Hill Island, there are 21 rainfall days, and 76mm (2.99") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In August, the average sea temperature in Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, is -1°C (30.2°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

Daylight

In Snow Hill Island, the average length of the day in August is 8.3h.

Sunshine

In Snow Hill Island, the average sunshine in August is 2h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are April through August, with an average maximum UV index of 0. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 0 translate into the following recommendations:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the coldest month in Snow Hill Island?

The coldest months in Snow Hill Island are July and August, with an average high-temperature of -14°C (6.8°F).

What is the temperature in August in Snow Hill Island?

In August, the average high-temperature is -14°C (6.8°F), and the average low-temperature is -21°C (-5.8°F).

How much does it rain in Snow Hill Island in August?

In Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, in August, during 2 rainfall days, 7mm (0.28") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How cold is the water in August in Snow Hill Island?

In Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, in August, the average water temperature is -1°C (30.2°F). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

What is the average length of the day in August in Snow Hill Island?

In Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, the average length of the day in August is 8.3h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Snow Hill Island?

The average sunshine in August in Snow Hill Island is 2h.

When is the lowest UV index in Snow Hill Island?

April through August, with an average maximum UV index of 0, are months with the lowest UV index in Snow Hill Island.

How high is the UV index in August in Snow Hill Island?

In Snow Hill Island, Antarctica, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 0. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Snow Hill Island, Antarctica
  • Average high temperature in August: -14°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January and December (3°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (-14°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: -21°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (-1°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and August (-21°C).

Average rainfall in August - Snow Hill Island, Antarctica
  • Average rainfall in August: 7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (12mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and December (2mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Snow Hill Island, Antarctica
  • Average rainfall days in August: 2 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are March, April and May (3 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January, February, September, October, November and December (1 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Snow Hill Island, Antarctica
  • Average sea temperature in August: -1°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, February and December (0°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is May (-2°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Snow Hill Island, Antarctica
  • Average daylight in August: 8.3h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 21.1h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 4.2h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 2h

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with the least sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 0).

Average UV index in August - Snow Hill Island, Antarctica
  • Average UV index in August: 0

Months with the highest UV index are November and December (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 0).