August weather forecast and climate
Penas Negras, Colombia

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in Penas Negras, Colombia, with temperature in the range of an average low of 21.2°C (70.2°F) and an average high of 33.9°C (93°F).

Temperature

In Penas Negras, Colombia, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a still hot 33.9°C (93°F). In Penas Negras, the average low-temperature is 21.2°C (70.2°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to be a torrid 38.5°C (101.3°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. With 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 calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (wind, pregnancy, clothing), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. High relative humidity reduces the evaporation rate, resulting in a lower heat removal rate from the body, causing the perception of being overheated. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

The least humid month in Penas Negras is August, with an average relative humidity of 51%.

Rainfall

In August, in Penas Negras, the rain falls for 16 days. Throughout August, 51mm (2.01") of precipitation is accumulated. In Penas Negras, during the entire year, the rain falls for 211.1 days and collects up to 802mm (31.57") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Penas Negras, the average length of the day in August is 12.2h.

Sunshine

August has the most sunshine of the year in Penas Negras, with an average of 12h of sunshine.

UV index

January through April, July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Penas Negras. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
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 temperature in August in Penas Negras?

In August, the average high-temperature is 33.9°C (93°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.2°C (70.2°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is calculated to be 38.5°C (101.3°F).

What is the least humid month in Penas Negras?

The least humid month in Penas Negras is August, with an average relative humidity of 51%.

What is the average humidity in August in Penas Negras?

In Penas Negras, Colombia, the average relative humidity in August is 51%.

How many days does it rain in August in Penas Negras?

In Penas Negras, Colombia, in August, it is raining for 16 days, with typically 51mm (2.01") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in August in Penas Negras?

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

What month has the most sunshine in Penas Negras?

The month with the most sunshine in Penas Negras is August, with an average of 12h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Penas Negras have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Penas Negras is 12h.

When is the highest UV index in Penas Negras?

Months with the highest UV index in Penas Negras, Colombia, are January through April, July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index reading in August in Penas Negras?

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

Average temperature in August
Penas Negras, Colombia

Average temperature in August - Penas Negras, Colombia
  • Average high temperature in August: 33.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (35.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is June (32.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 21.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (21.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (18°C).

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Average pressure in August
Penas Negras, Colombia

Average pressure in August - Penas Negras, Colombia
  • Average pressure in August: 1014.9mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1015.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1012.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Penas Negras, Colombia

Average wind speed in August - Penas Negras, Colombia
  • Average wind speed in August: 7.1km/h

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are July and August (7.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (3.6km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Penas Negras, Colombia

Average humidity in August - Penas Negras, Colombia
  • Average humidity in August: 51%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (65%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (51%).

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Average rainfall in August
Penas Negras, Colombia

Average rainfall in August - Penas Negras, Colombia
  • Average rainfall in August: 51mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (109mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (37mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Penas Negras, Colombia

Average rainfall days in August - Penas Negras, Colombia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (23.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (10.5 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Penas Negras, Colombia

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Penas Negras, 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 and December (Average daylight: 11.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 12h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 8.4h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Penas Negras, Colombia

Average sunshine days in August - Penas Negras, Colombia
  • Average sunshine days in August: 8.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (14.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (2.4 days).

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Average UV index in August
Penas Negras, Colombia

Average UV index in August - Penas Negras, Colombia
  • Average UV index in August: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in August
Penas Negras, Colombia

Average cloud cover in August - Penas Negras, Colombia
  • Average cloud cover in August: 26

The month with the most cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 33).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 22).

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Average visibility in August
Penas Negras, Colombia

Average visibility in August - Penas Negras, Colombia
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are October, November and December (9km).

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