August weather forecast
Antofagasta, Chile

Weather in August

The last month of the winter, August, is another comfortable month in Antofagasta, Chile, with temperature in the range of an average high of 18.5°C (65.3°F) and an average low of 12.6°C (54.7°F).

Temperature

In Antofagasta, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - a still comfortable 18.5°C (65.3°F). The average low-temperature, in Antofagasta, Chile, is 12.6°C (54.7°F).

Humidity

In Antofagasta, the average relative humidity in August is 69%.

Rainfall

The wettest months are June through August, with an average 1mm (0.04") of rainfall.

Sea temperature

The month with the coldest seawater in Antofagasta is August, with an average sea temperature of 14.6°C (58.3°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 11h and 19min.
On the first day of August in Antofagasta, sunrise is at 07:16 and sunset at 18:19. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:53 and sunset at 18:30 -04.

Sunshine

In Antofagasta, the average sunshine in August is 9.9h.

UV index

March through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index in Antofagasta. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against skin and eye damage is obliged. 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 average humidity in August in Antofagasta?

In August, the average relative humidity in Antofagasta is 69%.

What is the wettest month in Antofagasta?

The months with the most rainfall are June through August, with an average 1mm (0.04") of precipitation.

What is the last month it rains in Antofagasta?

August is the last month it rains in Antofagasta, Chile. During 0.5 rainfall days, in August, Antofagasta aggregates 1mm (0.04") of precipitation.

What is the month with the coldest sea water in Antofagasta?

The month with the coldest seawater in Antofagasta is August, with an average sea temperature of 14.6°C (58.3°F).

What is the water temperature in August in Antofagasta?

In Antofagasta, Chile, in August, the average water temperature is 14.6°C (58.3°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 Antofagasta?

In Antofagasta, the average day length in August is 11h and 19min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Antofagasta?

On the first day of August in Antofagasta, sunrise is at 07:16 and sunset at 18:19. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:53 and sunset at 18:30 -04.

How long on average sun shines in August in Antofagasta?

The average sunshine duration in August in Antofagasta, Chile, is 9.9h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Antofagasta?

March through December, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index in Antofagasta, Chile.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Antofagasta?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Antofagasta, Chile, is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Antofagasta, Chile

Average temperature in August - Antofagasta, Chile
  • Average high temperature in August: 18.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (23.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (18.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 12.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (18.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (12.6°C).

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Average pressure in August
Antofagasta, Chile

Average pressure in August - Antofagasta, Chile
  • Average pressure in August: 1015.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1015.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1012mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Antofagasta, Chile

Average wind speed in August - Antofagasta, Chile
  • Average wind speed in August: 11.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (12.8km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are May and June (10.9km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Antofagasta, Chile

Average humidity in August - Antofagasta, Chile
  • Average humidity in August: 69%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February, March and April (75%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are June and July (67%).

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Average rainfall in August
Antofagasta, Chile

Average rainfall in August - Antofagasta, Chile
  • Average rainfall in August: 1mm

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are June, July and August (1mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Antofagasta, Chile

Average rainfall days in August - Antofagasta, Chile
  • Average rainfall days in August: 0.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (1.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Antofagasta, Chile

Average sea temperature in August - Antofagasta, Chile
  • Average sea temperature in August: 14.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (20.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (14.6°C).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Antofagasta, Chile

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Antofagasta, Chile
  • Average daylight in August: 11h and 19min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13h and 34min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10h and 42min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9h and 54min

The months with the most sunshine are February, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 10h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Antofagasta, Chile

Average sunshine days in August - Antofagasta, Chile
  • Average sunshine days in August: 30.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is October (31 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (27.2 days).

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Average UV index in August
Antofagasta, Chile

Average UV index in August - Antofagasta, Chile
  • Average UV index in August: 5

The months with the highest UV index are January and February (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in August
Antofagasta, Chile

Average cloud cover in August - Antofagasta, Chile
  • Average cloud cover in August: 4

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 11).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 2).

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Average visibility in August
Antofagasta, Chile

Average visibility in August - Antofagasta, Chile
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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