August weather forecast
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 an average temperature fluctuating between 13.4°C (56.1°F) and 19.2°C (66.6°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost 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

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

Rainfall

In Vancouver, Canada, in August, it is raining for 8.8 days, with typically 41mm (1.61") of accumulated precipitation. In Vancouver, Canada, during the entire year, the rain falls for 192.4 days and collects up to 1325mm (52.17") of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall.

Sea temperature

The months with the warmest seawater in Vancouver are August and September, with an average sea temperature of 11.3°C (52.3°F).
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 August, the average length of the day is 14h and 20min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 5:44 am and sunset at 8:52 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:27 am and sunset at 7:57 pm PDT.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Vancouver, Canada, is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, Canada, 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?

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

How much does it rain in Vancouver in August?

In Vancouver, Canada, in August, it is raining for 8.8 days, with typically 41mm (1.61") of accumulated 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?

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

How cold is the water in August in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, Canada, in August, the average water temperature 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.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Vancouver?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:44 am and sunset at 8:52 pm. On the last day of the month, in Vancouver, sunrise is at 6:27 am and sunset at 7:57 pm PDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Vancouver have in August?

The average sunshine duration in August is 10.5h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Vancouver?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's 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 20min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16h and 11min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 16min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 30min

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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