August weather forecast
Tauhunu, Cook Islands

Weather in August

August, the last month of the winter in Tauhunu, is another warm month, with an average temperature ranging between min 26.8°C (80.2°F) and max 27.9°C (82.2°F).

Temperature

In Tauhunu, the average high-temperature in August is practically the same as in July - a still moderately hot 27.9°C (82.2°F). In Tauhunu, the average low-temperature is 26.8°C (80.2°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is evaluated at a tropical 31.3°C (88.3°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise 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 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, and clothing affect individual temperature impact. 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 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.

Humidity

February through October, with an average relative humidity of 76%, are the most humid months in Tauhunu, Cook Islands.

Rainfall

In Tauhunu, during 19.8 rainfall days, 69mm (2.72") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Tauhunu, during the entire year, the rain falls for 280.1 days and collects up to 1598mm (62.91") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

July through September, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Tauhunu.
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In Tauhunu, the average length of the day in August is 11h and 47min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:00 and sunset at 18:40. On the last day of August, in Tauhunu, sunrise is at 06:47 and sunset at 18:41 -10.

Sunshine

In Tauhunu, the average sunshine in August is 8h.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. The months with the lowest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average 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 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Tauhunu?

In Tauhunu, in August, the average high-temperature is 27.9°C (82.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 26.8°C (80.2°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in August is evaluated at 31.3°C (88.3°F).

What is the most humid month in Tauhunu?

The months with the highest humidity in Tauhunu, Cook Islands, are February through October, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

What is the average humidity in August in Tauhunu?

The average relative humidity in August is 76%.

How many days does it rain in August in Tauhunu?

In Tauhunu, during August, the rain falls for 19.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 69mm (2.72") of precipitation.

When is the sea coldest in Tauhunu?

July through September, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Tauhunu, Cook Islands.

What is the water temperature in August in Tauhunu?

In August, the average sea temperature is 28°C (82.4°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

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

The average day length in August is 11h and 47min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Tauhunu?

On the first day of August in Tauhunu, sunrise is at 07:00 and sunset at 18:40. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:47 and sunset at 18:41 -10.

How many hours of sunshine does Tauhunu have in August?

In August, the average sunshine duration in Tauhunu, Cook Islands, is 8h.

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

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Tauhunu, Cook Islands.

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

The months with the lowest UV index in Tauhunu, Cook Islands, are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in August in Tauhunu?

In Tauhunu, Cook Islands, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Tauhunu, Cook Islands

Average temperature in August - Tauhunu, Cook Islands
  • Average high temperature in August: 27.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (29.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is September (27.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 26.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (28.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (26.8°C).

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Average pressure in August
Tauhunu, Cook Islands

Average pressure in August - Tauhunu, Cook Islands
  • Average pressure in August: 1011.5mbar

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are August and September (1011.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1008.6mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Tauhunu, Cook Islands

Average wind speed in August - Tauhunu, Cook Islands
  • Average wind speed in August: 25.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (25.5km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (17.9km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Tauhunu, Cook Islands

Average humidity in August - Tauhunu, Cook Islands
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (76%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is December (74%).

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Average rainfall in August
Tauhunu, Cook Islands

Average rainfall in August - Tauhunu, Cook Islands
  • Average rainfall in August: 69mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (266mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (63mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Tauhunu, Cook Islands

Average rainfall days in August - Tauhunu, Cook Islands
  • Average rainfall days in August: 19.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (28.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (18.6 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Tauhunu, Cook Islands

Average sea temperature in August - Tauhunu, Cook Islands
  • Average sea temperature in August: 28°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, February, March, April, May, June, October, November and December (29°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August and September (28°C).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Tauhunu, Cook Islands

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Tauhunu, Cook Islands
  • Average daylight in August: 11h and 47min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 43min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 32min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8h and 0min

The months with the most sunshine are May, September and October (Average sunshine: 8h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Tauhunu, Cook Islands

Average sunshine days in August - Tauhunu, Cook Islands
  • Average sunshine days in August: 7.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (9.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (1.3 days).

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Average UV index in August
Tauhunu, Cook Islands

Average UV index in August - Tauhunu, Cook Islands
  • Average UV index in August: 7

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
The 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
Tauhunu, Cook Islands

Average cloud cover in August - Tauhunu, Cook Islands
  • Average cloud cover in August: 43

The months with the most cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 41).

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Average visibility in August
Tauhunu, Cook Islands

Average visibility in August - Tauhunu, Cook Islands
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

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

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