August weather forecast and climate
Vancouver, Canada

The Coal Harbor, and trees of the Stanley Park, with the city of Vancouver, Canada
The Coal Harbor, and trees of the Stanley Park, with the city of Vancouver, Canada

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another comfortable month in Vancouver, Canada, with average temperature ranging between min 13.4°C (56.1°F) and max 19.2°C (66.6°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still comfortable 19.2°C (66.6°F). In August, the average low-temperature is 13.4°C (56.1°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Vancouver is 77%.

Rainfall

In Vancouver, it is raining for 8.8 days, with typically 41mm (1.61") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Vancouver, there are 192.4 rainfall days, and 1325mm (52.17") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall in Vancouver, Canada.

Sea temperature

August and September, with an average sea temperature of 11.3°C (52.3°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Vancouver.
Note: Swimming in 11.3°C (52.3°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

Daylight

In Vancouver, the average length of the day is 14.3h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Vancouver is 10.5h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 4 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.
[Resources]

FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, in August, the average high-temperature is 19.2°C (66.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 13.4°C (56.1°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Vancouver?

In August, the average relative humidity in Vancouver, Canada, is 77%.

How many days does it rain in August in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, Canada, during August, the rain falls for 8.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 41mm (1.61") of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Vancouver?

In Vancouver snow does not fall in May through October.

What months are the sea warmest in Vancouver?

Months with the warmest seawater are August and September, with an average sea temperature of 11.3°C (52.3°F).

What is the sea water temperature in August in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, in August, the average water temperature is 11.3°C (52.3°F). Swimming in 11.3°C (52.3°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

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

In August, the average length of the day in Vancouver is 14.3h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Vancouver?

The average sunshine in August is 10.5h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Vancouver?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Vancouver is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Vancouver, Canada

Average temperature in August - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average high temperature in August: 19.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (19.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (4.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 13.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (13.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (1.9°C).

[Resources]

Average pressure in August
Vancouver, Canada

Average pressure in August - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average pressure in August: 1016.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1018.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is March (1015.7mbar).

[Resources]

Average wind speed in August
Vancouver, Canada

Average wind speed in August - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average wind speed in August: 6.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (11.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.3km/h).

[Resources]

Average humidity in August
Vancouver, Canada

Average humidity in August - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average humidity in August: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (75%).

[Resources]

Average rainfall in August
Vancouver, Canada

Average rainfall in August - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average rainfall in August: 41mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (209mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (24mm).

[Resources]

Average rainfall days in August
Vancouver, Canada

Average rainfall days in August - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in August: 8.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (20.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (8.8 days).

[Resources]

Average snowfall in August
Vancouver, Canada

Average snowfall in August - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average snowfall in August: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (67mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

[Resources]

Average snowfall days in August
Vancouver, Canada

Average snowfall days in August - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

[Resources]

Average sea temperature in August
Vancouver, Canada

Average sea temperature in August - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in August: 11.3°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (11.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (6.8°C).

[Resources]

Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Vancouver, Canada

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average daylight in August: 14.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.3h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 3.9).

[Resources]

Average sunshine days in August
Vancouver, Canada

Average sunshine days in August - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average sunshine days in August: 19.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (19.4 days).
Months with the least sunshine days are February and March (8.3 days).

[Resources]

Average UV index in August
Vancouver, Canada

Average UV index in August - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average UV index in August: 4

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

[Resources]

Average cloud cover in August
Vancouver, Canada

Average cloud cover in August - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average cloud cover in August: 26

Months with the most cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 59).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 26).

[Resources]

Average visibility in August
Vancouver, Canada

Average visibility in August - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are June, July and August (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December (9km).

[Resources]