August weather forecast and climate
Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, with average temperature varying between 31.7°C (89.1°F) and 21.3°C (70.3°F).

Temperature

August is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 31.7°C (89.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 21.3°C (70.3°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is computed to be an extremely hot 41.3°C (106.3°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, and activity influence one's weather impression. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. A higher relative humidity affects normal body cooling by reducing the evaporation rate, subsequently lowering the rate at which the body cools and increasing the perception of heat. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August is 75%.

Rainfall

In Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, during August, the rain falls for 16 days and regularly aggregates up to 50mm (1.97") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, there are 208.6 rainfall days, and 628mm (24.72") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 12.8h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are July and August, with an average of 9.4h of sunshine.

UV index

January through May, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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 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 Santiago De Los Caballeros?

With an average high-temperature of 31.7°C (89.1°F) and an average low-temperature of 21.3°C (70.3°F), August is the warmest month in Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic.

What is the temperature in August in Santiago De Los Caballeros?

In August, the average high-temperature is 31.7°C (89.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.3°C (70.3°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, is computed to be 41.3°C (106.3°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Santiago De Los Caballeros?

The average relative humidity in August in Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, is 75%.

How much does it rain in Santiago De Los Caballeros in August?

In August, the rain falls for 16 days. Throughout August, 50mm (1.97") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in August in Santiago De Los Caballeros?

The average length of the day in August in Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, is 12.8h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Santiago De Los Caballeros?

Months with the most sunshine in Santiago De Los Caballeros are July and August, with an average of 9.4h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Santiago De Los Caballeros have in August?

The average sunshine in August is 9.4h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Santiago De Los Caballeros?

Months with the lowest UV index are January through May, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

How high is the UV index in August in Santiago De Los Caballeros?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Santiago De Los Caballeros is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Average temperature in August - Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
  • Average high temperature in August: 31.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (31.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (26.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 21.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (21.4°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (17.5°C).

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Average pressure in August
Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Average pressure in August - Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
  • Average pressure in August: 1015.2mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1017.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1012.9mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Average wind speed in August - Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
  • Average wind speed in August: 9.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (9.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (5.8km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Average humidity in August - Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
  • Average humidity in August: 75%

Months with the highest relative humidity are November and December (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (74%).

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Average rainfall in August
Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Average rainfall in August - Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
  • Average rainfall in August: 50mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (101mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and December (28mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Average rainfall days in August - Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (22.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (13.3 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
  • Average daylight in August: 12.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9.4h

Months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 9.4h).
Months with the least sunshine are March and November (Average sunshine: 8).

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Average sunshine days in August
Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Average sunshine days in August - Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
  • Average sunshine days in August: 10.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (13.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (3.5 days).

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Average UV index in August
Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Average UV index in August - Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in August
Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Average cloud cover in August - Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
  • Average cloud cover in August: 23

Months with the most cloud cover are March and November (Cloud cover 40).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 23).

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Average visibility in August
Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Average visibility in August - Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
  • Average visibility in August: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are June, July, August and September (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January and November (7km).

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