August weather forecast and climate
West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Scenic view of palm trees along the white sandy beaches on the Indian Ocean, on the Coast of West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Scenic view of palm trees along the white sandy beaches on the Indian Ocean, on the Coast of West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
The last month of the winter, August, is also a warm month in West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, with temperature in the range of an average high of 28°C (82.4°F) and an average low of 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are June through September, with an average high-temperature of 28°C (82.4°F).

Rainfall

In West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, it is raining for 17 days, with typically 124mm (4.9") of accumulated precipitation. In West Island, during the entire year, the rain falls for 186 days and collects up to 2082mm (82") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

July through December, with an average sea temperature of 27°C (80.6°F), are months with the coldest seawater. 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.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 11.7h.

Sunshine

In West Island, the average sunshine in August is 17h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index is 11.
A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person. Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes.

What is the coldest month in West Island?

The coldest months in West Island are June through September, with an average high-temperature of 28°C (82.4°F).

What is the temperature in August in West Island?

The average high-temperature, in August, in West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, is 28°C (82.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How many days does it rain in August in West Island?

In August, in West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, the rain falls for 17 days. Throughout August, 124mm (4.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

What months are the sea coldest in West Island?

July through December, with an average sea temperature of 27°C (80.6°F), are months with the coldest seawater. 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 warm is the water in August in West Island?

In August, the average sea temperature is 27°C (80.6°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does West Island have in August?

In August, the average length of the day is 11.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does West Island have in August?

The average sunshine in August in West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, is 17h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in West Island?

In West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 11. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Average high temperature in August: 28°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are February, March and April (30°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June, July, August and September (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 23°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are March and April (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July, August and September (23°C).

Average rainfall in August - West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Average rainfall in August: 124mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (255mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is October (99mm).

Average rainfall days in August - West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May and July (20 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is December (11 days).

Average sea temperature in August - West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Average sea temperature in August: 27°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, February, March, April, May and June (28°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August, September, October, November and December (27°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Average daylight in August: 11.7h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.8h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 17h

Months with most sunshine are May and July (Average sunshine: 20h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 11h).

Average UV index in August - West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Average UV index in August: 11

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 8).

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