Pape'ete
French Polynesia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Pape'ete, French Polynesia

Early morning in the mountainous city of Papeete, in French Polynesia, overlooking calm waters in the front
Early morning in the mountainous city of Papeete, in French Polynesia, overlooking calm waters in the front
August, the last month of the winter, in Pape'ete, is another warm month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 28.9°C (84°F) and an average low of 21.5°C (70.7°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 26.4°C (79.5°F) and only 4 rainfall days, with 52.1mm (2.1") of accumulated rainfall, make August the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

August is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 28.9°C (84°F) and an average low-temperature of 21.5°C (70.7°F).

Rainfall

August is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 4 days and accumulates 52.1mm (2.1") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

August is the month with the coldest seawater, with an average sea temperature of 26.4°C (79.5°F).
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

In Pape'ete, the average length of the day is 11.5h.

Sunshine

August and September, with an average of 8.1h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Pape'ete is 9. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 9 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the coldest month in Pape'ete?

With an average high-temperature of 28.9°C (84°F) and an average low-temperature of 21.5°C (70.7°F), August is the coldest month in Pape'ete.

What is the temperature in August in Pape'ete?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Pape'ete, French Polynesia, is 28.9°C (84°F), while the average low-temperature is 21.5°C (70.7°F).

How much does it rain in Pape'ete in August?

In Pape'ete, in August, it is raining for 4 days, with typically 52.1mm (2.1") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Pape'ete?

August is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 4 days and accumulates 52.1mm (2.1") of precipitation.

What is the month with the coldest sea water in Pape'ete?

The month with the coldest seawater in Pape'ete is August, with an average sea temperature of 26.4°C (79.5°F).

How warm is the water in August in Pape'ete?

In Pape'ete, French Polynesia, in August, the average water temperature is 26.4°C (79.5°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.

How many hours of daylight does Pape'ete have in August?

The average length of the day in August is 11.5h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Pape'ete?

August and September, with an average of 8.1h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Pape'ete, French Polynesia.

How long on average sun shines in August in Pape'ete?

In August, the average sunshine is 8.1h.

How high is the UV index in August in Pape'ete?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Pape'ete is 9. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Pape
  • Average high temperature in August: 28.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (31.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (28.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 21.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (24.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (21.5°C).

Average rainfall in August - Pape
  • Average rainfall in August: 52.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (327.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (52.1mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Pape
  • Average rainfall days in August: 4 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and March (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (4 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Pape
  • Average sea temperature in August: 26.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (28.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (26.4°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Pape
  • Average daylight in August: 11.5h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.2h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8.1h

Months with most sunshine are August and September (Average sunshine: 8.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.3h).

Average UV index in August - Pape
  • Average UV index in August: 9

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).