August weather forecast
Darwin, Australia

Weather in August

The last month of the winter, August, is a tropical month in Darwin, Australia, with an average temperature varying between 30.2°C (86.4°F) and 21.8°C (71.2°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 26.4°C (79.5°F) and only 2.3 rainfall days, with 2mm (0.08") of accumulated rainfall, makes August the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature in Darwin is essentially the same as in July - a tropical 30.2°C (86.4°F). In August, in Darwin, the average low-temperature is 21.8°C (71.2°F).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is evaluated at a tropical 33°C (91.4°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, metabolic differences, wind, and clothing affect individual temperature impact. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In Darwin, the average relative humidity in August is 59%.

Rainfall

June through August are months with the least rain in Darwin when the rain falls for 2.3 days and typically aggregates up to 2mm (0.08") of rain.

Sea temperature

In Darwin, the average water temperature is 26.4°C (79.5°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 Darwin, the average length of the day in August is 11h and 43min.
On the first day of August in Darwin, Australia, sunrise is at 7:05 am and sunset at 6:40 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 6:42 pm ACST.

Sunshine

June and August, with an average of 9.9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

January through October and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index in Darwin, Australia. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Darwin?

In August, the average high-temperature is 30.2°C (86.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.8°C (71.2°F). in August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is evaluated at 33°C (91.4°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Darwin?

In Darwin, the average relative humidity in August is 59%.

What is the driest month in Darwin?

June through August are months with the least rain when the rain falls for 2.3 days and typically aggregates up to 2mm (0.08") of rain.

How much does it rain in Darwin in August?

In Darwin, Australia, during August, the rain falls for 2.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2mm (0.08") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in August in Darwin?

In Darwin, Australia, in August, the average water temperature is 26.4°C (79.5°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

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

In Darwin, the average day length in August is 11h and 43min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Darwin?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:05 am and sunset at 6:40 pm. On the last day of the month, in Darwin, Australia, sunrise is at 6:51 am and sunset at 6:42 pm ACST.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Darwin?

The months with the most sunshine in Darwin are June and August, with an average of 9.9h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Darwin have in August?

In August, the average sunshine duration in Darwin, Australia, is 9.9h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Darwin?

The months with the lowest UV index in Darwin are January through October and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Darwin?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Darwin is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Darwin, Australia

Average temperature in August - Darwin, Australia
  • Average high temperature in August: 30.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is November (33.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (29.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 21.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is December (27.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (21.7°C).

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Average pressure in August
Darwin, Australia

Average pressure in August - Darwin, Australia
  • Average pressure in August: 1013.2mbar

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are July and August (1013.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1006.3mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Darwin, Australia

Average wind speed in August - Darwin, Australia
  • Average wind speed in August: 11.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (15.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (9.9km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Darwin, Australia

Average humidity in August - Darwin, Australia
  • Average humidity in August: 59%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (57%).

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Average rainfall in August
Darwin, Australia

Average rainfall in August - Darwin, Australia
  • Average rainfall in August: 2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (340mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are June, July and August (2mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Darwin, Australia

Average rainfall days in August - Darwin, Australia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 2.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (28.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (1.9 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Darwin, Australia

Average sea temperature in August - Darwin, Australia
  • Average sea temperature in August: 26.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is December (31.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is July (25.8°C).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Darwin, Australia

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Darwin, Australia
  • Average daylight in August: 11h and 43min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 51min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 25min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9h and 54min

The months with the most sunshine are June and August (Average sunshine: 9h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Darwin, Australia

Average sunshine days in August - Darwin, Australia
  • Average sunshine days in August: 27.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (28.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (0.9 days).

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Average UV index in August
Darwin, Australia

Average UV index in August - Darwin, Australia
  • Average UV index in August: 7

The month with the highest UV index is November (UV index 8).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and December (UV index 7).

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Average cloud cover in August
Darwin, Australia

Average cloud cover in August - Darwin, Australia
  • Average cloud cover in August: 9

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 9).

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Average visibility in August
Darwin, Australia

Average visibility in August - Darwin, Australia
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and December (9km).

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