continues to register high temperatures in Oranjestad
, with the warmth becoming more pronounced. The rainfall pattern changes with an increase in precipitation to about 32mm spread over 4.9 days. Although this uptick in rainfall ushers in more moisture, the increase does not drastically affect outdoor pursuits. The daylight hours slightly reduce, bidding goodbye to the stretched hours experienced in June
. Nonetheless, despite the slight changes, July does come with its share of attractive high temperatures perfect for leisure activities.
July's arrival in Oranjestad brings an average high-temperature of a still hot 32°C, demonstrating subtle variation from the preceding month. In July, the temperature in Oranjestad drops to an average of 26.4°C at night.
The heat index value for July is appraised at a scorching 43°C. Stay vigilant
: Heat cramps along with heat exhaustion are expected. Heatstroke may follow prolonged exertion.
Observations indicate that the heat index values are for shady locations with light wind. Direct sunlight might lead to a heat index increase by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.Note
: The heat index, also known as 'feels like' or 'apparent temperature', comes about by integrating the temperature readings with the humidity levels. Additional elements encompassing metabolic differences, the degree of physical activity, and attire can impact the individual's perception of temperature. Remember, direct sunlight exposure can heighten the heat impact and might increase the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are highly important for children. Young ones often do not realize the necessity to rest and replenish their fluids. Thirst is a delayed indication of dehydration - keeping hydrated, particularly in prolonged physical activity, is crucial.
The primary way humans combat excessive warmth is by perspiring, letting sweat evaporate and cool the body. In conditions of both high temperature and humidity (a high heat index), sweating is limited and the perception of heat is enhanced. If heat absorption exceeds the body's cooling ability, body temperature can elevate, resulting in potential thermal illnesses.
The average relative humidity in July is 77.8%.
In July, in Oranjestad, the rain falls for 4.9 days. Throughout July, 32mm of precipitation is accumulated. In Oranjestad, during the entire year, the rain falls for 64.6 days and collects up to 472mm of precipitation.
In Oranjestad, in July, the average water temperature is 27.6°C.Note
: For any water activity, having surface water temperatures from 25°C to 29°C is considered outstanding and highly delightful for lengthened periods.
The average length of the day in July is 12h and 47min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:18 and sunset at 19:09. On the last day of July, sunrise is at 06:26 and sunset at 19:06 AST.
In July, the average sunshine is 7h.
The months with the highest UV index in Oranjestad are February
, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.Note
: The average daily UV index of 12 in July transforms into the following instructions:
Ensure every key safety measure. People with light skin might sustain burns in fewer than 5 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most potent between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Try to limit direct exposure to the Sun during this period. For optimum UV protection, wear sun-resistant attire complemented with a hat and quality shades. Regardless of the cloudiness of the day, a sunscreen with SPF 30 or more should be applied and reapplied generously, specifically after swimming or outdoor exercise. Watch out! Reflections from sand and water can surge UV radiation exposure.