August weather forecast and climate
Maceió, Brazil

Weather in August

August, the last month of the winter, in Maceió, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 20.2°C (68.4°F) and an average high of 27.1°C (80.8°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still moderately hot 27.1°C (80.8°F). In August, the average low-temperature is 20.2°C (68.4°F).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is evaluated at 29.9°C (85.8°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
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', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (clothing, metabolic differences, pregnancy), and activity. 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 particularly important for children. 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 August, the average relative humidity in Maceió is 79.5%.

Rainfall

In Maceió, during 19 rainfall days, 155.2mm (6.11") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Maceió, during the entire year, the rain falls for 185 days and collects up to 2070.7mm (81.52") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 26.1°C (79°F), August is the month with the coldest seawater in Maceió.
Note: 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.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 11.8h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Maceió is 6.6h.

UV index

In Maceió, the average daily maximum UV index is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 10 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Maceió?

In Maceió, in August, the average high-temperature is 27.1°C (80.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 20.2°C (68.4°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is evaluated at 29.9°C (85.8°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Maceió?

In August, the average relative humidity in Maceió, Brazil, is 79.5%.

How much does it rain in Maceió in August?

In Maceió, Brazil, in August, it is raining for 19 days, with typically 155.2mm (6.11") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the month with the coldest sea water in Maceió?

With an average sea temperature of 26.1°C (79°F), August is the month with the coldest seawater in Maceió.

What is the sea water temperature in August in Maceió?

In Maceió, Brazil, the average seawater temperature in August is 26.1°C (79°F). 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.

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

In Maceió, Brazil, the average length of the day in August is 11.8h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Maceió?

In Maceió, the average sunshine in August is 6.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Maceió?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Maceió, Brazil, is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Maceió, Brazil

Average temperature in August - Maceió, Brazil
  • Average high temperature in August: 27.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (30.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (27°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 20.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (22.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (20.2°C).

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Average humidity in August
Maceió, Brazil

Average humidity in August - Maceió, Brazil
  • Average humidity in August: 79.5%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (82.6%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (74.7%).

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Average rainfall in August
Maceió, Brazil

Average rainfall in August - Maceió, Brazil
  • Average rainfall in August: 155.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (382.2mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (31.7mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Maceió, Brazil

Average rainfall days in August - Maceió, Brazil
  • Average rainfall days in August: 19 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (24 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (6 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Maceió, Brazil

Average sea temperature in August - Maceió, Brazil
  • Average sea temperature in August: 26.1°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are March and April (28.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (26.1°C).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Maceió, Brazil

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Maceió, Brazil
  • Average daylight in August: 11.8h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.7h).
Months with the shortest days are June and July (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6.6h

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 9.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 5.7h).

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Average UV index in August
Maceió, Brazil

Average UV index in August - Maceió, Brazil
  • Average UV index in August: 10

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).

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