August weather forecast and climate
Vila do Maio, Cape Verde

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Vila do Maio, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature varying between 27.6°C (81.7°F) and 25.1°C (77.2°F).

Temperature

In Vila do Maio, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - a still moderately hot 27.6°C (81.7°F). In August, in Vila do Maio, the average low-temperature is 25.1°C (77.2°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is evaluated at a hot 31°C (87.8°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like clothing, wind, metabolic differences, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Vila do Maio, Cape Verde,, during 12.2 rainfall days, 31mm (1.22") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Vila do Maio, there are 54.1 rainfall days, and 149mm (5.87") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Vila do Maio, the average water temperature is 26.4°C (79.5°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 is 12.6h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

August through November, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Vila do Maio. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Vila do Maio?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Vila do Maio, is 27.6°C (81.7°F), while the average low-temperature is 25.1°C (77.2°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, is evaluated at 31°C (87.8°F).

What is the most humid month in Vila do Maio?

Months with the highest humidity in Vila do Maio are June through September, with an average relative humidity of 79%.

What is the average humidity in August in Vila do Maio?

In Vila do Maio, the average relative humidity in August is 79%.

How much does it rain in Vila do Maio in August?

In August, in Vila do Maio, the rain falls for 12.2 days. Throughout August, 31mm (1.22") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in August in Vila do Maio?

In August, the average sea temperature in Vila do Maio, Cape Verde, is 26.4°C (79.5°F). 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.

What is the average length of the day in August in Vila do Maio?

In Vila do Maio, Cape Verde, the average length of the day in August is 12.6h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Vila do Maio?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Vila do Maio have in August?

In Vila do Maio, Cape Verde, the average sunshine in August is 7h.

When is the highest UV index in Vila do Maio?

August through November, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Vila do Maio, Cape Verde.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Vila do Maio?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Vila do Maio, Cape Verde

Average temperature in August - Vila do Maio, 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
Vila do Maio, Cape Verde

Average pressure in August - Vila do Maio, 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
Vila do Maio, Cape Verde

Average wind speed in August - Vila do Maio, 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
Vila do Maio, Cape Verde

Average humidity in August - Vila do Maio, 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
Vila do Maio, Cape Verde

Average rainfall in August - Vila do Maio, 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
Vila do Maio, Cape Verde

Average rainfall days in August - Vila do Maio, 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
Vila do Maio, Cape Verde

Average sea temperature in August - Vila do Maio, Cape Verde
  • Average sea temperature in August: 26.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is October (27.5°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are March and April (23.2°C).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Vila do Maio, Cape Verde

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Vila do Maio, 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
Vila do Maio, Cape Verde

Average sunshine days in August - Vila do Maio, 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
Vila do Maio, Cape Verde

Average UV index in August - Vila do Maio, 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
Vila do Maio, Cape Verde

Average cloud cover in August - Vila do Maio, 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
Vila do Maio, Cape Verde

Average visibility in August - Vila do Maio, 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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