English Harbour
Antigua and Barbuda
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda, with temperature in the range of an average high of 31°C (87.8°F) and an average low of 25°C (77°F).

Temperature

July through September, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F), are the warmest months.

Rainfall

In English Harbour, during August, the rain falls for 18 days and regularly aggregates up to 124mm (4.88") of precipitation. In English Harbour, during the entire year, the rain falls for 188 days and collects up to 1040mm (40.94") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In August, the average sea temperature in English Harbour is 28°C (82.4°F).
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

In English Harbour, the average length of the day is 12.7h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine in English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda, are January through August, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in English Harbour are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What are the warmest months in English Harbour?

Warmest months are July through September, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F).

What is the temperature in August in English Harbour?

In August, in English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 25°C (77°F).

How much does it rain in English Harbour in August?

In English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda, in August, it is raining for 18 days, with typically 124mm (4.88") of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in August in English Harbour?

In English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda, the average seawater temperature in August is 28°C (82.4°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

What is the average length of the day in August in English Harbour?

In August, the average length of the day in English Harbour is 12.7h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in English Harbour?

January through August, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does English Harbour have in August?

The average sunshine in August in English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda, is 8h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in English Harbour?

March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in English Harbour.

How high is the UV index in August in English Harbour?

In English Harbour, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda
  • Average high temperature in August: 31°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July, August and September (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 25°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are June, July, August and September (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February and March (22°C).

Average rainfall in August - English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda
  • Average rainfall in August: 124mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (140mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (37mm).

Average rainfall days in August - English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda
  • Average rainfall days in August: 18 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (20 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (12 days).

Average sea temperature in August - English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda
  • Average sea temperature in August: 28°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (26°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda
  • Average daylight in August: 12.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8h

Months with most sunshine are January, February, March, April, May, June, July and August (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in August - English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 8).