August weather forecast
Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

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Weather in August

August brings slightly cooler temperatures to Flying Fish Cove, with the ocean temperature following suit. Through the rhythm of soft breezes gusting at 15.6km/h (9.7mph), the island city maintains a pleasant climatic rhythm. Witness the least cloud coverage of the year, opening up clear skies and more sunlit outdoors. Rainfall measures at the lowest levels of the year, keeping the city relatively dry. Amidst blissful weather, August blooms in full glory, transforming the island city into a mesmerizing retreat nested in nature.

Temperature

July and August are the coldest months in Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island, with an average high-temperature of 26.9°C (80.4°F).

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island, is 80%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall is August, when the rain falls for 13.9 days and typically collects 25mm (0.98") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

August and September, with an average sea temperature of 26.3°C (79.3°F), are months with the coldest seawater.
Note: For swimming, diving, or other water activities, the temperature range of 25°C (77°F) to 29°C (84.2°F) is perceived as exceptionally enjoyable and comfortable even for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In Flying Fish Cove, the average length of the day in August is 11h and 47min.
On the first day of August in Flying Fish Cove, sunrise is at 06:13 and sunset at 17:53. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:00 and sunset at 17:54 +07.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Flying Fish Cove is 8.6h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Flying Fish Cove are May through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interprets into the following advice:
Deflect overexposure. Sun protection is a necessity. 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-related eye harm can be minimized with proper sunglasses offering UVA and UVB coverage. Attention! UV radiation is markedly stronger with water and sand reflections.
Updated: Jan 31, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us

Frequently asked questions

What month is the coldest in Flying Fish Cove?

During July and August, Flying Fish Cove registers its lowest temperatures, averaging a high of 26.9°C (80.4°F).

What are August temperatures in Flying Fish Cove?

In Flying Fish Cove, 26.9°C (80.4°F) is the average high-temperature and 21.6°C (70.9°F) is the average low-temperature during August. In June, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is computed to be 32°C (89.6°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Flying Fish Cove?

In Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island, the average relative humidity in August is 80%.

What is the driest month in Flying Fish Cove?

The month with the least rainfall is August, when the rain falls for 13.9 days and typically collects 25mm (0.98") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Flying Fish Cove in August?

In Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island, in August, during 13.9 rainfall days, 25mm (0.98") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Flying Fish Cove?

August and September, with an average sea temperature of 26.3°C (79.3°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island.

What is the water temperature in August in Flying Fish Cove?

In Flying Fish Cove, in August, the average water temperature 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.

How many hours of daylight does Flying Fish Cove have in August?

The average day length in August in Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island, is 11h and 47min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Flying Fish Cove?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:13 and sunset at 17:53. On the last day of the month, in Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island, sunrise is at 06:00 and sunset at 17:54 +07.

How many hours of sunshine does Flying Fish Cove have in August?

In Flying Fish Cove, the average sunshine duration in August is 8.6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Flying Fish Cove?

May through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Flying Fish Cove?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

Average temperature in August - Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island
  • Average high temperature in August: 26.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (28.5°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (26.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 21.6°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are January and December (23.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (21.6°C).

Average pressure in August
Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

Average pressure in August - Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island
  • Average pressure in August: 1011.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (1011.9mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is December (1009.4mbar).

Average wind speed in August
Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

Average wind speed in August - Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island
  • Average wind speed in August: 15.6km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (15.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is April (8.9km/h).

Average humidity in August
Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

Average humidity in August - Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island
  • Average humidity in August: 80%

The months with the highest relative humidity are May, June, July and November (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (78%).

Average rainfall in August
Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

Average rainfall in August - Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island
  • Average rainfall in August: 25mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (140mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (25mm).

Average rainfall days in August
Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

Average rainfall days in August - Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (23.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (13.9 days).

Average sea temperature in August
Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

Average sea temperature in August - Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island
  • Average sea temperature in August: 26.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (29.6°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (26.3°C).

Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island
  • Average daylight in August: 11h and 5min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 42min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 30min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 10h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 6h and 48min).

Average sunshine days in August
Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

Average sunshine days in August - Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island
  • Average sunshine days in August: 7.6 days

The months with the most sunshine days are January and August (7.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (4.4 days).

Average UV index in August
Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

Average UV index in August - Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island
  • Average UV index in August: 6

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

Average cloud cover in August
Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

Average cloud cover in August - Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island
  • Average cloud cover in August: 25

The month with the most cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 43).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 25).

Average visibility in August
Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

Average visibility in August - Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island
  • 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).

Flying Fish Cove, Christmas Island

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