August weather forecast
Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Weather in August

The last month of the winter, August, is another cold month in Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, with an average temperature varying between 5°C (41°F) and -0.8°C (30.6°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still wintry 5°C (41°F). In August, the average low-temperature is -0.8°C (30.6°F).

Rainfall

In Port-aux-Français, during August, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 66.7mm (2.63") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Port-aux-Français, there are 169 rainfall days, and 707.9mm (27.87") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January, March through December. The month with the most snowfall days in Port-aux-Français is August, when snow falls for 13 days.

Sea temperature

July through October, with an average sea temperature of 2°C (35.6°F), are months with the coldest seawater.
Note: For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August in Port-aux-Français is 10h and 0min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:48 and sunset at 17:02. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 06:54 and sunset at 17:44 +05.

Sunshine

In Port-aux-Français, the average sunshine in August is 3.4h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 1. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a low threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 1 in August interpret into the following advice:
Most people can stay in the Sun for up to 1 hour without burning, apart from children that always must be protected from sun exposure. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

How much does it rain in Port-aux-Français in August?

In Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, in August, during 13 rainfall days, 66.7mm (2.63") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Port-aux-Français?

The month with the most snowfall days in Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, is August, when snow falls for 13 days.

How many days does it snow in August in Port-aux-Français?

In Port-aux-Français, during August, snow falls for 13 days.

What months are the sea coldest in Port-aux-Français?

The months with the coldest seawater are July through October, with an average sea temperature of 2°C (35.6°F).

What is the water temperature in August in Port-aux-Français?

In August, the average sea temperature in Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, is 2°C (35.6°F). For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

How many hours of daylight does Port-aux-Français have in August?

The average day length in August in Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, is 10h and 0min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Port-aux-Français?

On the first day of August in Port-aux-Français, sunrise is at 07:48 and sunset at 17:02. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:54 and sunset at 17:44 +05.

How many hours of sunshine does Port-aux-Français have in August?

In Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, the average sunshine duration in August is 3.4h.

When is the lowest UV index in Port-aux-Français?

The months with the lowest UV index in Port-aux-Français are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 1.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Port-aux-Français?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 1. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average snowfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in August
Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Average temperature in August - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average high temperature in August: 5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (11.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (4.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: -0.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (4.3°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and August (-0.8°C).

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Average rainfall in August
Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Average rainfall in August - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average rainfall in August: 66.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (69mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (45.5mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Average rainfall days in August - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are January, March, April and December (16 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (12 days).

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Average snowfall days in August
Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Average snowfall days in August - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average snowfall days in August: 13 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is August (13 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is February (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Average sea temperature in August - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average sea temperature in August: 2°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are February and March (5°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August, September and October (2°C).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average daylight in August: 10h and 0min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 16h and 10min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 8h and 15min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 3h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 2h and 24min).

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Average UV index in August
Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Average UV index in August - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average UV index in August: 1

The months with the highest UV index are January and December (UV index 8).
The months with the lowest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 1).

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