August weather forecast
Porto Novo, Benin

The Nokoue Lake and city of Porto Novo, Benin
The Nokoue Lake and city of Porto Novo, Benin

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Porto Novo, Benin, with temperature in the range of an average high of 28.7°C (83.7°F) and an average low of 23.4°C (74.1°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

The average heat index in August is estimated at a tropical 34°C (93.2°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With 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', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like clothing, metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the 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

July through September, with an average relative humidity of 81%, are the most humid months in Porto Novo, Benin.

Rainfall

In Porto Novo, during 18.9 rainfall days, 37mm (1.46") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Porto Novo, there are 148.7 rainfall days, and 481mm (18.94") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 12h and 20min.
On the first day of August in Porto Novo, sunrise is at 06:43 and sunset at 19:07. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:42 and sunset at 18:57 WAT.

Sunshine

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

UV index

January through May, August, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Porto Novo. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
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. 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Porto Novo?

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

What is the temperature in August in Porto Novo?

In Porto Novo, Benin, 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. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in August is estimated at 34°C (93.2°F).

What is the most humid month in Porto Novo?

July through September, with an average relative humidity of 81%, are most humid months in Porto Novo.

What is the average humidity in August in Porto Novo?

In August, the average relative humidity in Porto Novo, Benin, is 81%.

How many days does it rain in August in Porto Novo?

In Porto Novo, Benin, in August, during 18.9 rainfall days, 37mm (1.46") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Porto Novo have in August?

The average day length in August in Porto Novo is 12h and 20min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Porto Novo?

On the first day of August in Porto Novo, Benin, sunrise is at 06:43 and sunset at 19:07. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:42 and sunset at 18:57 WAT.

How many hours of sunshine does Porto Novo have in August?

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

What is the month with the highest UV index in Porto Novo?

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

How high is the UV index in August in Porto Novo?

In Porto Novo, Benin, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Porto Novo, Benin

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).

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Average pressure in August
Porto Novo, Benin

Average pressure in August - Porto Novo, Benin
  • Average pressure in August: 1013.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1013.4mbar).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are February and March (1009.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Porto Novo, Benin

Average wind speed in August - Porto Novo, Benin
  • Average wind speed in August: 13.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (13.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is December (8.8km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Porto Novo, Benin

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

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

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Average rainfall in August
Porto Novo, Benin

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).

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Average rainfall days in August
Porto Novo, Benin

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).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Porto Novo, Benin

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Porto Novo, Benin
  • Average daylight in August: 12h and 20min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 46min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 5h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 9h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 5h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Porto Novo, Benin

Average sunshine days in August - Porto Novo, Benin
  • Average sunshine days in August: 7.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (24.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (4.5 days).

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Average UV index in August
Porto Novo, Benin

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

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

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Average cloud cover in August
Porto Novo, Benin

Average cloud cover in August - Porto Novo, Benin
  • Average cloud cover in August: 61

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 61).
The month with the least cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 15).

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Average visibility in August
Porto Novo, Benin

Average visibility in August - Porto Novo, Benin
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

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

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