carries the baton from July
in depicting similar weather tendencies. The warmth intensifies slightly, topping at 32.4°C (90.3°F), yet remains comfortably broad. Rainfall experiences a minor hike to 42mm (1.65") over 5.1 days, nudging the humidity to 77.3%. Retracting daylight hours marginally affect the total sunshine hours, yet the level remains satisfyingly high. Overall, August circumscribes the peak summer phase, balanced with mild monsoon showers.
experiences a transition to a still tropical 32.4°C (90.3°F) in average high-temperatures with the arrival of August, not greatly differing from July's 31.9°C (89.4°F). In the month of August, Curaçao's average low-temperature falls to a moderately hot 26.3°C (79.3°F).
During August, the heat index is evaluated at a burning hot 45°C (113°F). Remain alert
: Heat exhaustion and heat cramps are predicted. Extended effort can lead to heatstroke.
Be informed that the heat index values are oriented around shady conditions and gentle breezes. The heat index may scale up by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees with direct sun exposure.Note
: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature' or 'feels like', measures the perceived warmth when incorporating the humidity present in the air. Elements such as metabolic variations, being pregnant, and physical activity can impact one's weather perception. Given the impact of direct sunlight, it's noteworthy that the felt temperature can rise by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are extremely vital to babies and toddlers. Youngsters generally face more threats than adults given their lesser ability to sweat. Coupled with their larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production due to their activities, they are more endangered.
In the face of high temperatures, the human body's reflex is to perspire, leveraging sweat evaporation for cooling. When relative humidity increases, the body's capacity to evaporate heat decreases, leading to a heightened sense of warmth. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.
The average relative humidity in August in Curaçao, Curaçao, is 77.3%.
In August, the rain falls for 5.1 days. Throughout August, 42mm (1.65") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 69.4 rainfall days, and 553mm (21.77") of precipitation is accumulated.
In August, the average length of the day is 12h and 31min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:22 and sunset at 19:01. On the last day of August, in Curaçao, sunrise is at 06:25 and sunset at 18:46 AST.
The month with the most sunshine in Curaçao is August, with an average of 9.5h of sunshine.