August weather forecast
Bridgetown, Barbados

The public promenade beside The Careenage in Bridgetown, Barbados
The public promenade beside The Careenage in Bridgetown, Barbados

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Bridgetown, Barbados, with an average temperature varying between 27.5°C (81.5°F) and 28.8°C (83.8°F).

Temperature

In Bridgetown, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - a still moderately hot 28.8°C (83.8°F). The average low-temperature, in Bridgetown, is 27.5°C (81.5°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is calculated to be a tropical 34°C (93.2°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and metabolic differences 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. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

The months with the highest humidity are June through August and November, with an average relative humidity of 77%.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 24.9 days and accumulates 126mm (4.96") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Bridgetown, the average water temperature is 29.1°C (84.4°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 Bridgetown, Barbados, the average length of the day in August is 12h and 33min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:43 and sunset at 18:25. On the last day of August, in Bridgetown, sunrise is at 05:47 and sunset at 18:10 AST.

Sunshine

August has the most sunshine of the year in Bridgetown, with an average of 10.2h of sunshine.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 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 the 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Bridgetown?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 28.8°C (83.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 27.5°C (81.5°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in August is calculated to be 34°C (93.2°F).

What is the most humid month in Bridgetown?

June through August and November, with an average relative humidity of 77%, are most humid months in Bridgetown, Barbados.

What is the average humidity in August in Bridgetown?

The average relative humidity in August is 77%.

What is the rainiest month in Bridgetown?

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 24.9 days and accumulates 126mm (4.96") of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in August in Bridgetown?

In August, in Bridgetown, the rain falls for 24.9 days. Throughout August, 126mm (4.96") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in August in Bridgetown?

In Bridgetown, the average seawater temperature in August is 29.1°C (84.4°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 Bridgetown?

The average day length in August in Bridgetown, Barbados, is 12h and 33min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Bridgetown?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:43 and sunset at 18:25. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:47 and sunset at 18:10 AST.

What month has the most sunshine in Bridgetown?

The month with the most sunshine is August, with an average of 10.2h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in August in Bridgetown?

The average sunshine duration in August in Bridgetown, Barbados, is 10.2h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Bridgetown?

The months with the highest UV index in Bridgetown are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

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

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Bridgetown?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Bridgetown is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average temperature in August - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average high temperature in August: 28.8°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are September and October (28.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (26.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 27.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is October (27.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (25.7°C).

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Average pressure in August
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average pressure in August - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average pressure in August: 1013.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is June (1014.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1011.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average wind speed in August - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average wind speed in August: 22.2km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and February (28.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (19.4km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average humidity in August - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average humidity in August: 77%

The months with the highest relative humidity are June, July, August and November (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (74%).

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Average rainfall in August
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average rainfall in August - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average rainfall in August: 126mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (126mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (13mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average rainfall days in August - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average rainfall days in August: 24.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (26.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (11.3 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average sea temperature in August - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average sea temperature in August: 29.1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (29.4°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (27.1°C).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average daylight in August: 12h and 33min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 53min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 22min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average sunshine days in August - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average sunshine days in August: 2.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is February (14.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (1.3 days).

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Average UV index in August
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average UV index in August - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average UV index in August: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in August
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average cloud cover in August - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average cloud cover in August: 43

The month with the most cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 49).
The months with the least cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in August
Bridgetown, Barbados

Average visibility in August - Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

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

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