August weather forecast and climate
Matuna, Colombia

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in Matuna, Colombia, with average temperature varying between 19.3°C (66.7°F) and 31.5°C (88.7°F).

Temperature

August is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 31.5°C (88.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 19.3°C (66.7°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at a scorching 41.4°C (106.5°F). Be wary - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are highly anticipated. With continued activity, heatstroke is very likely.
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 'feels like', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, pregnancy, and activity influence one's weather impression. 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. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. High relative humidity reduces the evaporation rate, resulting in a lower heat removal rate from the body, causing the perception of being overheated. 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

The average relative humidity in Matuna is 77%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 30 days. Throughout August, 288mm (11.34") of precipitation is accumulated. In Matuna, during the entire year, the rain falls for 338.9 days and collects up to 2626mm (103.39") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Matuna is 12.3h.

Sunshine

With an average of 10.5h of sunshine, August has the most sunshine of the year.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Matuna are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Matuna?

August is the warmest month in Matuna, with an average high-temperature of 31.5°C (88.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 19.3°C (66.7°F).

What is the temperature in August in Matuna?

In August, the average high-temperature is 31.5°C (88.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 19.3°C (66.7°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in August is estimated at 41.4°C (106.5°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Matuna?

The average relative humidity in August in Matuna is 77%.

How many days does it rain in August in Matuna?

In Matuna, Colombia, in August, it is raining for 30 days, with typically 288mm (11.34") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Matuna have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Matuna, Colombia, is 12.3h.

What month has the most sunshine in Matuna?

The month with the most sunshine in Matuna is August, with an average of 10.5h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Matuna have in August?

In Matuna, the average sunshine in August is 10.5h.

When is the highest UV index in Matuna?

Months with the highest UV index in Matuna, Colombia, are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Matuna?

Months with the lowest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index reading in August in Matuna?

In Matuna, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Matuna, Colombia

Average temperature in August - Matuna, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in August: 31.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (31.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is November (28.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 19.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (20.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (19.1°C).

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Average pressure in August
Matuna, Colombia

Average pressure in August - Matuna, Colombia
  • Average pressure in August: 1011.2mbar

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are May, June and September (1011.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1010.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Matuna, Colombia

Average wind speed in August - Matuna, Colombia
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.1km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and March (4.4km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are May and November (3.7km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Matuna, Colombia

Average humidity in August - Matuna, Colombia
  • Average humidity in August: 77%

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

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Average rainfall in August
Matuna, Colombia

Average rainfall in August - Matuna, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in August: 288mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (320mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (75mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Matuna, Colombia

Average rainfall days in August - Matuna, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 30 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (30.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (22.7 days).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Matuna, Colombia
  • Average daylight in August: 12.3h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.7h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.5h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.5h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.9h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Matuna, Colombia

Average sunshine days in August - Matuna, Colombia
  • Average sunshine days in August: 0.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (7.6 days).
Months with the least sunshine days are September and October (0.2 days).

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Average UV index in August
Matuna, Colombia

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

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

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Average cloud cover in August
Matuna, Colombia

Average cloud cover in August - Matuna, Colombia
  • Average cloud cover in August: 43

The month with the most cloud cover is November (Cloud cover 59).
Months with the least cloud cover are January and August (Cloud cover 43).

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Average visibility in August
Matuna, Colombia

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

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, June, July and August (8km).
Months with the lowest visibility are April, May, September, October, November and December (7km).

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