August weather forecast and climate
Buenaventura, Colombia

August, the last month of the summer, in Buenaventura, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 22.8°C (73°F) and 28.3°C (82.9°F).

Temperature

In Buenaventura, the average high-temperature in August is practically the same as in July - a still warm 28.3°C (82.9°F). In August, the average low-temperature is 22.8°C (73°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a hot 34.1°C (93.4°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, 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

In August, the average relative humidity in Buenaventura is 87%.

Rainfall

In Buenaventura, it is raining for 30.6 days, with typically 290mm (11.42") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Buenaventura, there are 337.3 rainfall days, and 2750mm (108.27") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In August, the average sea temperature in Buenaventura is 27.3°C (81.1°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In Buenaventura, the average length of the day is 12.2h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are August and December, with an average of 4.9h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Buenaventura are January through September, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in August in Buenaventura?

In August, in Buenaventura, the average high-temperature is 28.3°C (82.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.8°C (73°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in August is calculated to 34.1°C (93.4°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Buenaventura?

In Buenaventura, the average relative humidity in August is 87%.

How many days does it rain in August in Buenaventura?

In Buenaventura, in August, it is raining for 30.6 days, with typically 290mm (11.42") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in August in Buenaventura?

In Buenaventura, in August, the average water temperature is 27.3°C (81.1°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 August in Buenaventura?

In Buenaventura, Colombia, the average length of the day in August is 12.2h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Buenaventura?

Months with the least sunshine are August and December, with an average of 4.9h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Buenaventura have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Buenaventura, Colombia, is 4.9h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Buenaventura?

Months with the highest UV index are January through September, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

How high is the UV index in August in Buenaventura?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Buenaventura, Colombia, is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Buenaventura, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in August: 28.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (29.1°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are October, November and December (27.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 22.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (23.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is October (22.4°C).

Average pressure in August - Buenaventura, Colombia
  • Average pressure in August: 1011.9mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (1012mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1011mbar).

Average wind speed in August - Buenaventura, Colombia
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.7km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and December (6km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are April and May (5.1km/h).

Average humidity in August - Buenaventura, Colombia
  • Average humidity in August: 87%

Months with the highest relative humidity are April, May, September, October, November and December (88%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January, February and March (86%).

Average rainfall in August - Buenaventura, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in August: 290mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (309mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (126mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Buenaventura, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 30.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (30.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is April (25.3 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Buenaventura, Colombia
  • Average sea temperature in August: 27.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (28.2°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, November and December (26.8°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Buenaventura, Colombia
  • Average daylight in August: 12.2h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.3h).
Months with the shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 11.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 4.9h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 7.3h).
Months with the least sunshine are August and December (Average sunshine: 4.9).

Average sunshine days in August - Buenaventura, Colombia
  • Average sunshine days in August: 0.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (4.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (0.3 days).

Average UV index in August - Buenaventura, Colombia
  • Average UV index in August: 6

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

Average cloud cover in August - Buenaventura, Colombia
  • Average cloud cover in August: 69

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 69).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 56).

Average visibility in August - Buenaventura, Colombia
  • Average visibility in August: 8km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (8km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (8km).