August weather forecast and climate
Maracaibito, Colombia

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in Maracaibito, Colombia, with average temperature varying between 26°C (78.8°F) and 33.7°C (92.7°F).

Temperature

August is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 33.7°C (92.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 26°C (78.8°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is evaluated at an extremely hot 44.8°C (112.6°F). Beware - heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. 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 'real feel', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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 cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. If the body can not disperse the excessive heat and body temperature reaches conditions of hyperthermia, above 37.5°C (99.5°F) to 38.3°C (100.9°F), thermal conditions are potentially life-threatening.

Humidity

In Maracaibito, the average relative humidity in August is 68%.

Rainfall

In August, in Maracaibito, the rain falls for 21.4 days. Throughout August, 71mm (2.8") of precipitation is accumulated. In Maracaibito, during the entire year, the rain falls for 234.1 days and collects up to 740mm (29.13") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Maracaibito is 12.5h.

Sunshine

June through August, with an average of 11.5h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Maracaibito are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. Months with the lowest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. 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 warmest month in Maracaibito?

With an average high-temperature of 33.7°C (92.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 26°C (78.8°F), August is the warmest month.

What is the temperature in August in Maracaibito?

In Maracaibito, in August, the average high-temperature is 33.7°C (92.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 26°C (78.8°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in August is appraised at 44.8°C (112.6°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Maracaibito?

In August, the average relative humidity in Maracaibito, Colombia, is 68%.

How many days does it rain in August in Maracaibito?

In Maracaibito, Colombia, in August, during 21.4 rainfall days, 71mm (2.8") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in August in Maracaibito?

In Maracaibito, Colombia, the average length of the day in August is 12.5h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Maracaibito?

June through August, with an average of 11.5h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in August in Maracaibito?

In Maracaibito, Colombia, the average sunshine in August is 11.5h.

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

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Maracaibito, Colombia.

When is the lowest UV index in Maracaibito?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index in Maracaibito, Colombia.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Maracaibito?

In Maracaibito, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. 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
Maracaibito, Colombia

Average temperature in August - Maracaibito, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in August: 33.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (33.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (30.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 26°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (26°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (23.4°C).

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Average pressure in August
Maracaibito, Colombia

Average pressure in August - Maracaibito, Colombia
  • Average pressure in August: 1010mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1011.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1009.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Maracaibito, Colombia

Average wind speed in August - Maracaibito, Colombia
  • Average wind speed in August: 13.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (17km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (8.7km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Maracaibito, Colombia

Average humidity in August - Maracaibito, Colombia
  • Average humidity in August: 68%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (67%).

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Average rainfall in August
Maracaibito, Colombia

Average rainfall in August - Maracaibito, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in August: 71mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (171mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (10mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Maracaibito, Colombia

Average rainfall days in August - Maracaibito, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 21.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (28.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.7 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Maracaibito, Colombia

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Maracaibito, Colombia
  • Average daylight in August: 12.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.8h).
Months with the shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.5h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11.5h

Months with the most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 11.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7.2h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Maracaibito, Colombia

Average sunshine days in August - Maracaibito, Colombia
  • Average sunshine days in August: 7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (13.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (1.6 days).

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Average UV index in August
Maracaibito, Colombia

Average UV index in August - Maracaibito, Colombia
  • Average UV index in August: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in August
Maracaibito, Colombia

Average cloud cover in August - Maracaibito, Colombia
  • Average cloud cover in August: 27

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 39).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 27).

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Average visibility in August
Maracaibito, Colombia

Average visibility in August - Maracaibito, Colombia
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

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

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