August weather forecast and climate
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
August, the last month of the summer, in Road Town, is another warm month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 28.8°C (83.8°F) and an average low of 27.7°C (81.9°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still moderately hot 28.8°C (83.8°F). The average low-temperature, in August, is 27.7°C (81.9°F).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is calculated to a tropical 33.8°C (92.8°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. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, wind, metabolic differences, and differences in body mass, height, and shape affect individual temperature impact. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise 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 are August and October, with an average 113mm (4.45") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Road Town is 12.7h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Road Town is 9.1h.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Road Town. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index in Road Town, British Virgin Islands. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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.

What is the temperature in August in Road Town?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Road Town, is 28.8°C (83.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 27.7°C (81.9°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, is calculated to 33.8°C (92.8°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Road Town?

The average relative humidity in August in Road Town, British Virgin Islands, is 78%.

How much does it rain in Road Town in August?

In Road Town, in August, during 24.8 rainfall days, 113mm (4.45") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Road Town?

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

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Road Town have in August?

In Road Town, British Virgin Islands, the average sunshine in August is 9.1h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Road Town?

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

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Road Town?

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

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

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).

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).

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).

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%).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).