Adelaide
Australia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Adelaide, Australia

August, the last month of the winter, in Adelaide, is a comfortable month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 8.2°C (46.8°F) and an average high of 16.6°C (61.9°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - an enjoyable 16.6°C (61.9°F). The average low-temperature, in August, is 8.2°C (46.8°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Adelaide is 55%.

Rainfall

In Adelaide, it is raining for 16.6 days, with typically 69.2mm (2.7") of accumulated precipitation. In Adelaide, during the entire year, the rain falls for 120.5 days and collects up to 543.9mm (21.4") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

August through October, with an average sea temperature of 15°C (59°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Adelaide, Australia.
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 15°C (59°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Adelaide, Australia, is 10.8h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Adelaide is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.

What is the temperature in August in Adelaide?

In August, the average high-temperature is 16.6°C (61.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 8.2°C (46.8°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Adelaide?

In Adelaide, the average relative humidity in August is 55%.

How many days does it rain in August in Adelaide?

In Adelaide, Australia, during August, the rain falls for 16.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 69.2mm (2.7") of precipitation.

What months are the sea coldest in Adelaide?

Through and October, with an average sea temperature of 15°C (59°F).

How cold is the water in August in Adelaide?

In August, the average sea temperature is 15°C (59°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 15°C (59°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the average length of the day in August in Adelaide?

In Adelaide, Australia, the average length of the day in August is 10.8h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Adelaide?

In Adelaide, the average sunshine in August is 6h.

How high is the UV index in August in Adelaide?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Adelaide, Australia
  • Average high temperature in August: 16.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (29.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (15.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 8.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (17.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (7.5°C).

Average humidity in August - Adelaide, Australia
  • Average humidity in August: 55%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (61%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and February (36%).

Average rainfall in August - Adelaide, Australia
  • Average rainfall in August: 69.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (79.3mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (13.5mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Adelaide, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (16.6 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (3.6 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Adelaide, Australia
  • Average sea temperature in August: 15°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (20°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August, September and October (15°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Adelaide, Australia
  • Average daylight in August: 10.8h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14.5h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6h

The month with most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 4.6h).

Average UV index in August - Adelaide, Australia
  • Average UV index in August: 4

Months with the highest UV index are January and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 2).