August weather forecast and climate
El Modelo, Colombia

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in El Modelo, Colombia, with temperature in the range of an average high of 33.3°C (91.9°F) and an average low of 22.6°C (72.7°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still tropical 33.3°C (91.9°F). In El Modelo, Colombia, the average low-temperature is 22.6°C (72.7°F).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a life-threatening hot 50.4°C (122.7°F). Beware - heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the 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 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (metabolic differences, clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape), and activity. 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.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In El Modelo, Colombia, the average relative humidity in August is 82%.

Rainfall

In El Modelo, during 28.4 rainfall days, 325mm (12.8") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In El Modelo, Colombia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 332.8 days and collects up to 3206mm (126.22") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 12.4h.

Sunshine

In El Modelo, Colombia, the average sunshine is 10h.

UV index

January through March, June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in El Modelo, Colombia. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in August interpret into the following advice:
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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in El Modelo?

In El Modelo, in August, the average high-temperature is 33.3°C (91.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.6°C (72.7°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, is appraised at 50.4°C (122.7°F).

What is the average humidity in August in El Modelo?

In August, the average relative humidity in El Modelo, Colombia, is 82%.

How many days does it rain in August in El Modelo?

In El Modelo, in August, it is raining for 28.4 days, with typically 325mm (12.8") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does El Modelo have in August?

The average length of the day in August in El Modelo is 12.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does El Modelo have in August?

The average sunshine in August in El Modelo, Colombia, is 10h.

When is the highest UV index in El Modelo?

January through March, June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in El Modelo, Colombia.

What is the UV index reading in August in El Modelo?

In El Modelo, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
El Modelo, Colombia

Average temperature in August - El Modelo, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in August: 33.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (33.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is November (31°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 22.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (23°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and December (21.7°C).

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Average pressure in August
El Modelo, Colombia

Average pressure in August - El Modelo, Colombia
  • Average pressure in August: 1009.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (1010mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1009.3mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
El Modelo, Colombia

Average wind speed in August - El Modelo, Colombia
  • Average wind speed in August: 3.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (3.4km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are November and December (2.9km/h).

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Average humidity in August
El Modelo, Colombia

Average humidity in August - El Modelo, Colombia
  • Average humidity in August: 82%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (76%).

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Average rainfall in August
El Modelo, Colombia

Average rainfall in August - El Modelo, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in August: 325mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (393mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (102mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
El Modelo, Colombia

Average rainfall days in August - El Modelo, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 28.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (30.6 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January and February (22.8 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
El Modelo, Colombia

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - El Modelo, Colombia
  • Average daylight in August: 12.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.6h).
Months with the shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.7h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.8h).

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Average sunshine days in August
El Modelo, Colombia

Average sunshine days in August - El Modelo, Colombia
  • Average sunshine days in August: 2.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (7.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (0.1 days).

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Average UV index in August
El Modelo, Colombia

Average UV index in August - El Modelo, Colombia
  • Average UV index in August: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in August
El Modelo, Colombia

Average cloud cover in August - El Modelo, Colombia
  • Average cloud cover in August: 47

The month with the most cloud cover is November (Cloud cover 56).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in August
El Modelo, Colombia

Average visibility in August - El Modelo, Colombia
  • Average visibility in August: 7km

The month with the highest visibility is February (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (7km).

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