Santa Maria
Cape Verde
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

September weather forecast and climate
Santa Maria, Cape Verde

The first month of the autumn, September, is still a warm month in Santa Maria, Cape Verde, with average temperature ranging between min 24°C (75.2°F) and max 29°C (84.2°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 26.3°C (79.3°F) and only 3 rainfall days, with 137mm (5.4") of accumulated rainfall, make September the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F) and an average low-temperature of 24°C (75.2°F), September is the warmest month in Santa Maria, Cape Verde.

Rainfall

September is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 3 days and accumulates 137mm (5.4") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In September, the average sea temperature in Santa Maria is 26.3°C (79.3°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 Santa Maria, the average length of the day is 12.2h.

Sunshine

In Santa Maria, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the warmest month in Santa Maria?

With an average high-temperature of 29°C (84.2°F) and an average low-temperature of 24°C (75.2°F), September is the warmest month in Santa Maria.

What is the temperature in September in Santa Maria?

The average high-temperature, in September, is 29°C (84.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How many days does it rain in September in Santa Maria?

In Santa Maria, in September, it is raining for 3 days, with typically 137mm (5.4") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Santa Maria?

The month with the most rainfall in Santa Maria, Cape Verde, is September when the rain falls for 3 days and typically aggregates up to 137mm (5.4") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in September in Santa Maria?

In September, the average sea temperature in Santa Maria, Cape Verde, is 26.3°C (79.3°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 September in Santa Maria?

In September, the average length of the day in Santa Maria is 12.2h.

How long on average sun shines in September in Santa Maria?

In September, the average sunshine is 7h.

When is the highest UV index in Santa Maria?

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

What is the UV index reading in September in Santa Maria?

In Santa Maria, the average daily maximum UV index in September is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in September - Santa Maria, Cape Verde
  • Average high temperature in September: 29°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (29°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (21°C).

  • Average low temperature in September: 24°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (24°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (15°C).

Average rainfall in September - Santa Maria, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall in September: 137mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (137mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are March, April, May and June (0mm).

Average rainfall days in September - Santa Maria, Cape Verde
  • Average rainfall days in September: 3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (3 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are April, May, June, July and December (0 days).

Average sea temperature in September - Santa Maria, Cape Verde
  • Average sea temperature in September: 26.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is October (27.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is April (22.4°C).

Average daylight in September / Average sunshine in September - Santa Maria, Cape Verde
  • Average daylight in September: 12.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.2h).

  • Average sunshine in September: 7h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in September - Santa Maria, Cape Verde
  • Average UV index in September: 12

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