Praia
Cape Verde
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Praia, Cape Verde

High waves approaching the sandy beach of Praia in Cape Verde, and a perfect blue sky above
High waves approaching the sandy beach of Praia in Cape Verde, and a perfect blue sky above
The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Praia, Cape Verde, with average temperature varying between 24.4°C (75.9°F) and 28.9°C (84°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still warm 28.9°C (84°F). In August, in Praia, the average low-temperature is 24.4°C (75.9°F).

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall in Praia, Cape Verde. Rain falls for 8 days and accumulates 99.3mm (3.9") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Praia, the average seawater temperature in August is 26.8°C (80.2°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 August, the average length of the day in Praia is 12.6h.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Praia is August, with an average of 6.1h of sunshine.

UV index

March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in August in Praia?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Praia, Cape Verde, is 28.9°C (84°F), while the average low-temperature is 24.4°C (75.9°F).

How much does it rain in Praia in August?

In Praia, in August, during 8 rainfall days, 99.3mm (3.9") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Praia?

The month with the most rainfall in Praia, Cape Verde, is August when the rain falls for 8 days and typically aggregates up to 99.3mm (3.9") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in August in Praia?

In Praia, in August, the average water temperature is 26.8°C (80.2°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 Praia?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Praia?

With an average of 6.1h of sunshine, August has the least sunshine of the year in Praia.

How many hours of sunshine does Praia have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Praia is 6.1h.

When is the highest UV index in Praia?

Months with the highest UV index in Praia are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in August in Praia?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Praia, Cape Verde, is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average high temperature in August: 28.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (29.4°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (25°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 24.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (25°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (19.4°C).

Average rainfall in August - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall in August: 99.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (99.3mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is May (0mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall days in August: 8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (8 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February, March, April, May and June (0 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average sea temperature in August: 26.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is October (27.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (23.6°C).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6.1h

Months with most sunshine are April and May (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6.1h).

Average UV index in August - Praia, Cape Verde
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 8).