Asmara
Eritrea
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Asmara, Eritrea

A golden appearance of Asmara, the capital of Eritrea, viewed from above
A golden appearance of Asmara, the capital of Eritrea, viewed from above
August, the last month of the summer, in Asmara, is also an agreeable month, with average temperature varying between 12°C (53.6°F) and 22°C (71.6°F).

Temperature

August, November and December, with an average high-temperature of 22°C (71.6°F), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

In Asmara, during 9 rainfall days, 151mm (5.9") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Asmara, during the entire year, the rain falls for 59 days and collects up to 519mm (20.4") of precipitation.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 12.6h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are July and August, with an average of 5h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. 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 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.

What are the coldest months in Asmara?

The coldest months are August, November and December, with an average high-temperature of 22°C (71.6°F).

What is the temperature in August in Asmara?

In August, the average high-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 12°C (53.6°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Asmara?

In Asmara, Eritrea, during August, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 151mm (5.9") of precipitation.

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

In August, the average length of the day in Asmara is 12.6h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Asmara?

Months with the least sunshine in Asmara, Eritrea, are July and August, with an average of 5h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Asmara have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Asmara is 5h.

When is the highest UV index in Asmara?

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Asmara?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Asmara, Eritrea
  • Average high temperature in August: 22°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March, April and June (26°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are August, November and December (22°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 12°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (12°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February and December (6°C).

Average rainfall in August - Asmara, Eritrea
  • Average rainfall in August: 151mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (172mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are January and February (3mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Asmara, Eritrea
  • Average rainfall days in August: 9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is December (2 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Asmara, Eritrea
  • Average daylight in August: 12.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.2h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 5h

Months with most sunshine are January, February, March, April, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in August - Asmara, Eritrea
  • Average UV index in August: 12

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