Yaounde
Cameroon
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Yaounde, Cameroon

Dusk view of the Yaounde city, Cameroon, with vast mountain ranges afar
Dusk view of the Yaounde city, Cameroon, with vast mountain ranges afar
The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Yaounde, Cameroon, with average temperature ranging between min 19.3°C (66.7°F) and max 26.5°C (79.7°F).

Temperature

July and August, with an average high-temperature of 26.5°C (79.7°F), are the coldest months.

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 86%, August is the most humid month in Yaounde.

Rainfall

In Yaounde, in August, it is raining for 12 days, with typically 113.7mm (4.5") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 144 rainfall days, and 1541.1mm (60.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 12.2h.

Sunshine

August has the least sunshine of the year in Yaounde, with an average of 2.8h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through May, August through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in 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.

What are the coldest months in Yaounde?

July and August, with an average high-temperature of 26.5°C (79.7°F), are the coldest months in Yaounde.

What is the temperature in August in Yaounde?

In August, the average high-temperature is 26.5°C (79.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 19.3°C (66.7°F).

What is the most humid month in Yaounde?

With an average relative humidity of 86%, August is the most humid month.

What is the average humidity in August in Yaounde?

In August, the average relative humidity is 86%.

How much does it rain in Yaounde in August?

In August, in Yaounde, the rain falls for 12 days. Throughout August, 113.7mm (4.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Yaounde have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Yaounde is 12.2h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Yaounde?

With an average of 2.8h of sunshine, August has the least sunshine of the year.

How many hours of sunshine does Yaounde have in August?

In Yaounde, the average sunshine in August is 2.8h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Yaounde?

January through May, August through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Yaounde.

How high is the UV index in August in Yaounde?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Yaounde, Cameroon, is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Average high temperature in August: 26.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (26.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 19.3°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are February, March and April (20.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is October (19.2°C).

Average humidity in August - Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Average humidity in August: 86%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (86%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is December (79%).

Average rainfall in August - Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Average rainfall in August: 113.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (293.6mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (18.6mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Average rainfall days in August: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (23 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and December (3 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Average daylight in August: 12.2h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.3h).
Months with shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 11.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 2.8h

The month with most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6.4h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 2.8h).

Average UV index in August - Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October and November (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June, July and December (UV index 11).