August weather forecast and climate
Porto Novo, Benin

A distant view of The city of Porto Novo, Benin from across the Nokoue Lake
A distant view of The city of Porto Novo, Benin from across the Nokoue Lake
The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Porto Novo, Benin, with average temperature fluctuating between 23.4°C (74.1°F) and 28.7°C (83.7°F).

Temperature

August is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 28.7°C (83.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.4°C (74.1°F).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at a hot 34.1°C (93.4°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. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, metabolic differences). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, 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

Months with the highest humidity are July through September, with an average relative humidity of 81%.

Rainfall

In August, in Porto Novo, the rain falls for 18.9 days. Throughout August, 37mm (1.46") of precipitation is accumulated. In Porto Novo, during the entire year, the rain falls for 148.7 days and collects up to 481mm (18.94") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Porto Novo, the average length of the day in August is 12.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Porto Novo is 5.5h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Porto Novo are January through May, August, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 interpret into the following advice:
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. 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.

What is the coldest month in Porto Novo?

With an average high-temperature of 28.7°C (83.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.4°C (74.1°F), August is the coldest month in Porto Novo, Benin.

What is the temperature in August in Porto Novo?

In Porto Novo, in August, the average high-temperature is 28.7°C (83.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.4°C (74.1°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, in August is estimated at 34.1°C (93.4°F).

What is the most humid month in Porto Novo?

Months with the highest humidity in Porto Novo, Benin, are July through September, with an average relative humidity of 81%.

What is the average humidity in August in Porto Novo?

The average relative humidity in August is 81%.

How much does it rain in Porto Novo in August?

In Porto Novo, in August, it is raining for 18.9 days, with typically 37mm (1.46") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in August in Porto Novo?

In Porto Novo, the average length of the day in August is 12.3h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Porto Novo?

In Porto Novo, Benin, the average sunshine in August is 5.5h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Porto Novo?

Months with the highest UV index in Porto Novo, Benin, are January through May, August, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Porto Novo?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Porto Novo is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Porto Novo, Benin
  • Average high temperature in August: 28.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (33.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (28.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 23.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (26.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (23.4°C).

Average humidity in August - Porto Novo, Benin
  • Average humidity in August: 81%

Months with the highest relative humidity are July, August and September (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (67%).

Average rainfall in August - Porto Novo, Benin
  • Average rainfall in August: 37mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are June and July (110mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (7mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Porto Novo, Benin
  • Average rainfall days in August: 18.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (23.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.8 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Porto Novo, Benin
  • Average daylight in August: 12.3h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with the shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 5.5h

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 9.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

Average UV index in August - Porto Novo, Benin
  • Average UV index in August: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, August, October, November and December (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are June, July and September (UV index 6).