August weather forecast
Road Town, British Virgin Islands

A view of the Road Town in the British Virgin Islands from the Mount Sage National Park in Tortola
A view of the Road Town in the British Virgin Islands from the Mount Sage National Park in Tortola

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Road Town, British Virgin Islands, with average temperature varying between 27.7°C (81.9°F) and 28.8°C (83.8°F).

Temperature

In Road Town, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a still warm 28.8°C (83.8°F). In August, in Road Town, the average low-temperature is 27.7°C (81.9°F).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at a tropical 33.8°C (92.8°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. 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', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like activity, metabolic differences, pregnancy, and clothing affect individual temperature impact. 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 Road Town, the average relative humidity is 78%.

Rainfall

Months with the most rainfall in Road Town are August and October, with an average 113mm (4.45") of precipitation.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 12.7h.

Sunshine

In Road Town, the average sunshine is 9.1h.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index in Road Town. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in August 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Road Town?

In August, in Road Town, British Virgin Islands, the average high-temperature is 28.8°C (83.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 27.7°C (81.9°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is estimated at 33.8°C (92.8°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Road Town?

In Road Town, the average relative humidity in August is 78%.

What is the wettest month in Road Town?

Months with the most rainfall in Road Town, British Virgin Islands, are August and October, with an average 113mm (4.45") of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in August in Road Town?

In Road Town, British Virgin Islands, in August, it is raining for 24.8 days, with typically 113mm (4.45") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in August in Road Town?

In August, the average length of the day in Road Town, British Virgin Islands, is 12.7h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Road Town?

The average sunshine in August is 9.1h.

When is the highest UV index in Road Town?

Months with the highest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

When is the lowest UV index in Road Town?

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

How high is the UV index in August in Road Town?

In Road Town, British Virgin Islands, the average daily maximum UV index in August 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
Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Average temperature in August - Road Town, British Virgin Islands
  • Average high temperature in August: 28.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (28.9°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are February and March (25.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 27.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is October (27.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (24.7°C).

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Average pressure in August
Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Average pressure in August - Road Town, British Virgin Islands
  • Average pressure in August: 1015.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1016.7mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1012.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Average wind speed in August - Road Town, British Virgin Islands
  • Average wind speed in August: 23.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (24.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (18.2km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Average humidity in August - Road Town, British Virgin Islands
  • Average humidity in August: 78%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June and July (79%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January, February, March, October and December (75%).

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Average rainfall in August
Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Average rainfall in August - Road Town, British Virgin Islands
  • Average rainfall in August: 113mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are August and October (113mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (28mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Average rainfall days in August - Road Town, British Virgin Islands
  • Average rainfall days in August: 24.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (24.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (17.5 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Road Town, British Virgin Islands
  • Average daylight in August: 12.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9.1h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.3h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Average sunshine days in August - Road Town, British Virgin Islands
  • Average sunshine days in August: 1.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is February (7.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (1.7 days).

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Average UV index in August
Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Average UV index in August - Road Town, British Virgin Islands
  • Average UV index in August: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
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
Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Average cloud cover in August - Road Town, British Virgin Islands
  • Average cloud cover in August: 41

Months with the most cloud cover are May, July and August (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 34).

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Average visibility in August
Road Town, British Virgin Islands

Average visibility in August - Road Town, British Virgin Islands
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

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

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