Willemstad
Curaçao
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Willemstad, Curaçao

The organized harbor city of Willemstad in Curaçao, with two small ships at the docks
The organized harbor city of Willemstad in Curaçao, with two small ships at the docks
August, the last month of the summer, in Willemstad, is another tropical month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 32.4°C (90.3°F) and an average low of 26.3°C (79.3°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 28°C (82.4°F) and only 5.1 rainfall days, with 41.5mm (1.6") of accumulated rainfall, make August the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature in Willemstad is relatively the same as in July - a still tropical 32.4°C (90.3°F). The average low-temperature, in August, is 26.3°C (79.3°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is evaluated at an extremely hot 44.6°C (112.3°F). Be wary - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are highly anticipated. With continued activity, heatstroke is very likely.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the 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 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 77.3%.

Rainfall

In Willemstad, during 5.1 rainfall days, 41.5mm (1.6") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 69.4 rainfall days, and 553.4mm (21.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In August, the average sea temperature in Willemstad, Curaçao, is 28°C (82.4°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In Willemstad, Curaçao, the average length of the day in August is 12.5h.

Sunshine

August has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 9.5h of sunshine.

UV index

February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Willemstad. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in August in Willemstad?

In August, in Willemstad, Curaçao, the average high-temperature is 32.4°C (90.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 26.3°C (79.3°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Willemstad?

In August, the average relative humidity is 77.3%.

How many days does it rain in August in Willemstad?

In Willemstad, Curaçao, in August, during 5.1 rainfall days, 41.5mm (1.6") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How warm is the water in August in Willemstad?

In Willemstad, Curaçao, in August, the average water temperature is 28°C (82.4°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

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

In August, the average length of the day in Willemstad is 12.5h.

What month has the most sunshine in Willemstad?

With an average of 9.5h of sunshine, August has the most sunshine of the year in Willemstad.

How long on average sun shines in August in Willemstad?

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

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

Months with the highest UV index are February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Willemstad?

In Willemstad, Curaçao, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Willemstad, Curaçao
  • Average high temperature in August: 32.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (32.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 26.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (26.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (24.3°C).

Average humidity in August - Willemstad, Curaçao
  • Average humidity in August: 77.3%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (79.6%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (76.1%).

Average rainfall in August - Willemstad, Curaçao
  • Average rainfall in August: 41.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (99.8mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (14.2mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Willemstad, Curaçao
  • Average rainfall days in August: 5.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (11.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is May (2 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Willemstad, Curaçao
  • Average sea temperature in August: 28°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are September and October (29°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (26°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Willemstad, Curaçao
  • Average daylight in August: 12.5h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9.5h

The month with most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9.5h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7.8h).

Average UV index in August - Willemstad, Curaçao
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 9).