August weather forecast
Vancouver, Canada

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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

In August, Vancouver continues to bask in pleasant summer weather, though with slightly reduced sunshine hours compared to July. Its unique climatic conditions manifest as sea temperatures peak at 11.3°C (52.3°F), contributing to increased humidity. The relatively warm weather of the month makes it an excellent time for beach visits and water-based activities. Occasional rain showers serve as a gentle reminder of the upcoming autumn season. The even climate offers a stark contrast to the progressively cooler temperatures and increasing rainfall of September.

Temperature

Vancouver in August witnesses an average high-temperature of a still refreshing 19.2°C (66.6°F), indicating a slight variation from July's 19.3°C (66.7°F). August sees the temperature falling to a mean low of 13.4°C (56.1°F).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Vancouver, in August, during 8.8 rainfall days, 41mm (1.61") of precipitation is typically accumulated. 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.

Sea temperature

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

The average length of the day in August in Vancouver, Canada, is 14h and 20min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 5:45 am and sunset at 8:51 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:28 am and sunset at 7:56 pm PDT.

Sunshine

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

UV index

In Vancouver, Canada, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily high UV index of 4 in August translates into this advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. Minimize direct exposure to the Sun during midday when its radiation is at its peak. Employ a wide-brim hat for potent defense against up to 50% of UV rays.
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Frequently asked questions

What is the temperature in August in Vancouver?

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

What is the average humidity in August in Vancouver?

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

How much does it rain in Vancouver in August?

In August, in Vancouver, the rain falls for 8.8 days. Throughout August, 41mm (1.61") of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, snow does not fall in May through October.

What are the months with the warmest sea water in Vancouver?

The months with the warmest seawater in Vancouver, Canada, are August and September, with an average sea temperature of 11.3°C (52.3°F).

What is the water temperature in August in Vancouver?

In August, the average sea temperature in Vancouver, Canada, is 11.3°C (52.3°F). At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

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

The average day length in August is 14h and 20min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Vancouver?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:45 am and sunset at 8:51 pm. On the last day of the month, in Vancouver, sunrise is at 6:28 am and sunset at 7:56 pm PDT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Vancouver?

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 4. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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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).

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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).

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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).

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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%).

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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).

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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).

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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).
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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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).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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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).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average daylight in August: 14h and 2min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 18min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 3min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The months with the least sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 3h and 54min).

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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).
The months with the least sunshine days are February and March (8.3 days).

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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).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Vancouver, Canada

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

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

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Average visibility in August
Vancouver, Canada

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

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

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