Gaborone
Botswana
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Gaborone, Botswana

Organized Central Business District of Gaborone, Botswana, under cloudy skies
Organized Central Business District of Gaborone, Botswana, under cloudy skies
August, the last month of the winter, in Gaborone, is a warm month, with average temperature fluctuating between 7.5°C (45.5°F) and 26.2°C (79.2°F).

Temperature

In Gaborone, the average high-temperature marginally rises, from an agreeable 22.9°C (73.2°F) in July, to a warm 26.2°C (79.2°F). In Gaborone, the average low-temperature is 7.5°C (45.5°F).

Rainfall

In Gaborone, it is raining for 1 days, with typically 4.8mm (0.2") of accumulated precipitation. In Gaborone, during the entire year, the rain falls for 41 days and collects up to 189.7mm (7.5") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Gaborone, the average length of the day is 11.3h.

Sunshine

July through September, with an average of 10h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Gaborone.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Gaborone, Botswana, is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 7 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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 temperature in August in Gaborone?

In August, in Gaborone, Botswana, the average high-temperature is 26.2°C (79.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 7.5°C (45.5°F).

How much does it rain in Gaborone in August?

In Gaborone, in August, it is raining for 1 days, with typically 4.8mm (0.2") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Gaborone have in August?

In Gaborone, Botswana, the average length of the day in August is 11.3h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Gaborone?

Months with the most sunshine in Gaborone, Botswana, are July through September, with an average of 10h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Gaborone have in August?

In August, the average sunshine is 10h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Gaborone?

In Gaborone, Botswana, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Gaborone, Botswana
  • Average high temperature in August: 26.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (32.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (22.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 7.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (19.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (4.4°C).

Average rainfall in August - Gaborone, Botswana
  • Average rainfall in August: 4.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (32.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (0.4mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Gaborone, Botswana
  • Average rainfall days in August: 1 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (6 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July and August (1 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Gaborone, Botswana
  • Average daylight in August: 11.3h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.7h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.6h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h

Months with most sunshine are July, August and September (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are February, March, April and December (Average sunshine: 8).

Average UV index in August - Gaborone, Botswana
  • Average UV index in August: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).