August weather forecast
Colon, Curaçao

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Weather in August

In the middle of the second half of the year, August brings in its stride, numerically the highest average high temperature of 28.4°C (83.1°F). The subtropical atmosphere is further amplified by the highest average low temperature making the month unbearably hot at times. In comparison to the month prior, the rainfall slightly takes a backseat, offering more extended dry periods. The daylight duration continues to reduce, and the pressure rises, indicating a shift in the climatic conditions. Even with the high temperatures, the windy conditions ensure the heat wave feels more bearable.

Temperature

Transitioning into August, Colon experiences an average high-temperature of a still warm 28.4°C (83.1°F), marking a minor shift from the preceding month. Throughout August in Colon, a minimal difference from peak daytime temperatures is noted, marking a steady low-temperature average of 27.8°C (82°F).

Heat index

The heat index value for August is estimated at a hot 33°C (91.4°F). Preventive measures are required to mitigate the risk of heat cramps and heat exhaustion. Continuous activity may precipitate heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Direct sunlight can cause a surge in the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature' or 'feels like', ties air temperature with relative humidity to produce the perceived temperature sensation. The influence of weather is personal, with a diverse population experiencing it differently due to differences in body mass, stature, and degree of activity. Being aware that direct sunlight can impact the felt heat might mean an increase in the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values hold great significance to children. Children frequently underestimate the necessity to rest and hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - thus, it is vital to stay hydrated, particularly during lengthy physical exercises.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Colon is 81%.

Rainfall

In Colon, in August, during 17.8 rainfall days, 44mm (1.73") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Colon, there are 220.5 rainfall days, and 653mm (25.71") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 12h and 31min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 06:22 and sunset at 19:01. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:25 and sunset at 18:46 AST.

Sunshine

The months with the most sunshine in Colon are August and September, with an average of 9.5h of sunshine.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily high UV index of 7 during August translates into the following recommendations:
Use protective steps and abide by sun safety guidelines. Safeguarding against skin and eye harm is necessary. It's important to stay in the shade and limit exposure to the sun from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., when UV radiation is most intense, although remember that shade structures may not provide full sun protection. To mitigate harm from sun exposure, pick sunglasses offering UVA and UVB defense.
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Frequently asked questions

Is it hot in Colon during August?

The high-temperature, in August, in Colon, records 28.4°C (83.1°F), while the low-temperature is 27.8°C (82°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is estimated at 33°C (91.4°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Colon?

The average relative humidity in August in Colon, Curaçao, is 81%.

How many days does it rain in August in Colon?

In Colon, in August, it is raining for 17.8 days, with typically 44mm (1.73") of accumulated precipitation.

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

The average day length in August in Colon, Curaçao, is 12h and 31min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Colon?

On the first day of August in Colon, Curaçao, sunrise is at 06:22 and sunset at 19:01. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:25 and sunset at 18:46 AST.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Colon?

August and September, with an average of 9.5h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Colon.

How long on average sun shines in August in Colon?

In Colon, Curaçao, the average sunshine duration in August is 9.5h.

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

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

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

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

How high is the UV index in August in Colon?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Colon, Curaçao

Average temperature in August - Colon, Curaçao
  • Average high temperature in August: 28.4°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are September and October (28.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (26.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 27.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (28.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (25.9°C).

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Average pressure in August
Colon, Curaçao

Average pressure in August - Colon, Curaçao
  • Average pressure in August: 1011.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1013.1mbar).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are October and November (1010.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
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Average wind speed in August - Colon, Curaçao
  • Average wind speed in August: 29.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (34.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (24.6km/h).

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Average humidity in August
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Average humidity in August - Colon, Curaçao
  • Average humidity in August: 81%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (83%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are October, November and December (78%).

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Average rainfall in August
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Average rainfall in August - Colon, Curaçao
  • Average rainfall in August: 44mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (129mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (25mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
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Average rainfall days in August - Colon, Curaçao
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (24.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is April (13.9 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Colon, Curaçao

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Colon, Curaçao
  • Average daylight in August: 12h and 3min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 48min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 24min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9h and 3min

The months with the most sunshine are August and September (Average sunshine: 9h and 30min).
The months with the least sunshine are March, April and December (Average sunshine: 8h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Colon, Curaçao

Average sunshine days in August - Colon, Curaçao
  • Average sunshine days in August: 10.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (14.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (3.7 days).

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Average UV index in August
Colon, Curaçao

Average UV index in August - Colon, Curaçao
  • 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
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Average cloud cover in August - Colon, Curaçao
  • Average cloud cover in August: 26

The months with the most cloud cover are March and April (Cloud cover 41).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 24).

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Average visibility in August
Colon, Curaçao

Average visibility in August - Colon, Curaçao
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

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

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