August weather forecast
Petite Soufriere, Dominica

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Petite Soufriere, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature ranging between max 28.6°C (83.5°F) and min 26.6°C (79.9°F).

Temperature

August through October, with an average high-temperature of 28.6°C (83.5°F), are the warmest months.

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a hot 33.3°C (91.9°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
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', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'felt air temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape). 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

July and August, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are the most humid months in Petite Soufriere.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall in Petite Soufriere. Rain falls for 20.2 days and accumulates 78mm (3.07") of precipitation.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Petite Soufriere is 12h and 38min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:47 and sunset at 18:35. On the last day of August, in Petite Soufriere, sunrise is at 05:52 and sunset at 18:18 AST.

Sunshine

August has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 10.4h of sunshine.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. 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 threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Petite Soufriere?

Warmest months in Petite Soufriere are August through October, with an average high-temperature of 28.6°C (83.5°F).

What is the temperature in August in Petite Soufriere?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Petite Soufriere, Dominica, is 28.6°C (83.5°F), while the average low-temperature is 26.6°C (79.9°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is appraised at 33.3°C (91.9°F).

What are the most humid months in Petite Soufriere?

The months with the highest humidity are July and August, with an average relative humidity of 78%.

What is the average humidity in August in Petite Soufriere?

In August, the average relative humidity is 78%.

What is the rainiest month in Petite Soufriere?

The month with the most rainfall in Petite Soufriere is August, when the rain falls for 20.2 days and typically aggregates up to 78mm (3.07") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Petite Soufriere in August?

In Petite Soufriere, during August, the rain falls for 20.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 78mm (3.07") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Petite Soufriere have in August?

The average day length in August is 12h and 38min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Petite Soufriere?

On the first day of August in Petite Soufriere, Dominica, sunrise is at 05:47 and sunset at 18:35. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:52 and sunset at 18:18 AST.

What month has the most sunshine in Petite Soufriere?

With an average of 10.4h of sunshine, August has the most sunshine of the year.

How many hours of sunshine does Petite Soufriere have in August?

The average sunshine duration in August in Petite Soufriere is 10.4h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Petite Soufriere?

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

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Petite Soufriere?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index in Petite Soufriere, Dominica.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Petite Soufriere?

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

Average temperature in August
Petite Soufriere, Dominica

Average temperature in August - Petite Soufriere, Dominica
  • Average high temperature in August: 28.6°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are August, September and October (28.6°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are February and March (26.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 26.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (27.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (24.1°C).

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Average pressure in August
Petite Soufriere, Dominica

Average pressure in August - Petite Soufriere, Dominica
  • Average pressure in August: 1014mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is June (1015.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is November (1012.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Petite Soufriere, Dominica

Average wind speed in August - Petite Soufriere, Dominica
  • Average wind speed in August: 23.6km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (27.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (20.2km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Petite Soufriere, Dominica

Average humidity in August - Petite Soufriere, Dominica
  • Average humidity in August: 78%

The months with the highest relative humidity are July and August (78%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January, February and March (75%).

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Average rainfall in August
Petite Soufriere, Dominica

Average rainfall in August - Petite Soufriere, Dominica
  • Average rainfall in August: 78mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (78mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (20mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Petite Soufriere, Dominica

Average rainfall days in August - Petite Soufriere, Dominica
  • Average rainfall days in August: 20.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (21.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (14.8 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Petite Soufriere, Dominica

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Petite Soufriere, Dominica
  • Average daylight in August: 12h and 38min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 2min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 14min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Petite Soufriere, Dominica

Average sunshine days in August - Petite Soufriere, Dominica
  • Average sunshine days in August: 6.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (9.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (5.9 days).

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Average UV index in August
Petite Soufriere, Dominica

Average UV index in August - Petite Soufriere, Dominica
  • 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
Petite Soufriere, Dominica

Average cloud cover in August - Petite Soufriere, Dominica
  • Average cloud cover in August: 41

The months with the most cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 44).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 33).

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Average visibility in August
Petite Soufriere, Dominica

Average visibility in August - Petite Soufriere, Dominica
  • 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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