Medellin
Colombia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Medellin, Colombia

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Medellin, Colombia, with average temperature fluctuating between 28.2°C (82.8°F) and 16.6°C (61.9°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still warm 28.2°C (82.8°F). The average low-temperature, in August, is 16.6°C (61.9°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is appraised at a hot 30.4°C (86.7°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', 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, differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy), 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. 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.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Medellin is 65%.

Rainfall

In Medellin, in August, during 20 rainfall days, 154mm (6.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Medellin, during the entire year, the rain falls for 224 days and collects up to 1672.9mm (65.9") of precipitation.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 6.2h.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. Months with the lowest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. Protect yourself by liberally applying a sunscreen of at least 30 SPF. Sunscreen prevents sunburn and decreases the damaging effects of Sun's radiation on the immune system.

What is the temperature in August in Medellin?

In Medellin, Colombia, in August, the average high-temperature is 28.2°C (82.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 16.6°C (61.9°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in August is estimated at 30.4°C (86.7°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Medellin?

In August, the average relative humidity in Medellin is 65%.

How much does it rain in Medellin in August?

In Medellin, Colombia, in August, during 20 rainfall days, 154mm (6.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Medellin have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Medellin is 12.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Medellin have in August?

In Medellin, Colombia, the average sunshine in August is 6.2h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Medellin?

Months with the highest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Medellin?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the lowest UV index in Medellin, Colombia.

What is the UV index reading in August in Medellin?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Medellin, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in August: 28.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (26.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 16.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (17.4°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and September (16.5°C).

Average humidity in August - Medellin, Colombia
  • Average humidity in August: 65%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (73%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (63%).

Average rainfall in August - Medellin, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in August: 154mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (221mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (61.4mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Medellin, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 20 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (25 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (12 days).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6.2h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 6.6h).
Months with least sunshine are April and October (Average sunshine: 4.3).

Average UV index in August - Medellin, Colombia
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).