August weather forecast and climate
Calheta, Cape Verde

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Calheta, Cape Verde, with temperature in the range of an average high of 27.6°C (81.7°F) and an average low of 25.1°C (77.2°F).

Temperature

In Calheta, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a still warm 27.6°C (81.7°F). The average low-temperature, in Calheta, is 25.1°C (77.2°F).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a tropical 31°C (87.8°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
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 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like activity, wind, clothing, and metabolic differences 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. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

June through September, with an average relative humidity of 79%, are most humid months in Calheta.

Rainfall

In Calheta, it is raining for 12.2 days, with typically 31mm (1.22") of accumulated precipitation. In Calheta, during the entire year, the rain falls for 54.1 days and collects up to 149mm (5.87") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Calheta, the average water temperature is 26.5°C (79.7°F).
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

In Calheta, the average length of the day in August is 12.6h.

Sunshine

With an average of 7h of sunshine, August has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

August through November, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Calheta?

In Calheta, Cape Verde, in August, the average high-temperature is 27.6°C (81.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 25.1°C (77.2°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in August is appraised at 31°C (87.8°F).

What is the most humid month in Calheta?

June through September, with an average relative humidity of 79%, are most humid months.

What is the average humidity in August in Calheta?

In August, the average relative humidity in Calheta, Cape Verde, is 79%.

How many days does it rain in August in Calheta?

In Calheta, Cape Verde, in August, during 12.2 rainfall days, 31mm (1.22") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How warm is the water in August in Calheta?

In Calheta, the average seawater temperature in August is 26.5°C (79.7°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

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

In Calheta, Cape Verde, the average length of the day in August is 12.6h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Calheta?

August has the least sunshine of the year in Calheta, Cape Verde, with an average of 7h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in August in Calheta?

In August, the average sunshine in Calheta is 7h.

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

Months with the highest UV index in Calheta, Cape Verde, are August through November, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in August in Calheta?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Calheta, Cape Verde, is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average temperature in August - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average high temperature in August: 27.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (28.4°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are February and March (23.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 25.1°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are September and October (25.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (20.9°C).

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Average pressure in August
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average pressure in August - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average pressure in August: 1012.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1015.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (1012.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average wind speed in August - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average wind speed in August: 14km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (25.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (14km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average humidity in August - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average humidity in August: 79%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June, July, August and September (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (69%).

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Average rainfall in August
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average rainfall in August - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall in August: 31mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (50mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, March and May (1mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average rainfall days in August - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall days in August: 12.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (13.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (0.7 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average sea temperature in August - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average sea temperature in August: 26.5°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is October (27.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (23.3°C).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average daylight in August: 12.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.2h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 7h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 7h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average sunshine days in August - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average sunshine days in August: 13.9 days

Months with the most sunshine days are January and May (29.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (13.1 days).

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Average UV index in August
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average UV index in August - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average UV index in August: 7

Months with the highest UV index are August, September, October and November (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July and December (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in August
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average cloud cover in August - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • Average cloud cover in August: 52

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 52).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 13).

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Average visibility in August
Calheta, Cape Verde

Average visibility in August - Calheta, Cape Verde
  • 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).

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