Port-aux-Français
French Southern and Antarctic Lands
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

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

August, the last month of the winter, in Port-aux-Français, is another cold month, with average temperature ranging between max 5°C (41°F) and min -0.8°C (30.6°F).

Temperature

In Port-aux-Français, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still cold 5°C (41°F). In Port-aux-Français, in August, the average low-temperature is -0.8°C (30.6°F).

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 13 days. Throughout August, 66.7mm (2.6") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 169 rainfall days, and 707.9mm (27.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January, March through December are months with snowfall. The month with the most snowfall days 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 in Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands. 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

In Port-aux-Français, the average length of the day in August is 10h.

Sunshine

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

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 1, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
The daily maximum UV index of 1 in August interpret into the following advice:
People with sensitive skin, children, and babies should always be protected from prolonged 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

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

The average high-temperature, in August, in Port-aux-Français, is 5°C (41°F), while the average low-temperature is -0.8°C (30.6°F).

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

In Port-aux-Français, in August, it is raining for 13 days, with typically 66.7mm (2.6") of accumulated precipitation.

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

In Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, during August, snow falls for 13 days.

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

August has the most snowfall days of the year in Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands. Snow falls for 13 days.

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

July through October, with an average sea temperature of 2°C (35.6°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Port-aux-Français. 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.

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

In August, the average sea temperature in Port-aux-Français is 2°C (35.6°F). For swimming, this is considered very dangerous and immediately life-threatening. Total loss of breathing control instantly occurs, and clear thinking becomes almost impossible. A specialized swimsuit is obligatory to minimize thermal loss.

What is the average length of the day in August in Port-aux-Français?

In August, the average length of the day is 10h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Port-aux-Français?

In August, the average sunshine is 3.4h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Port-aux-Français?

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

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

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Port-aux-Français is 1. A UV Index estimate of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and August (-0.8°C).

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 lowest rainfall) is February (45.5mm).

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

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

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 lowest number of snowfall days is February (0 days).

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

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

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

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 16.2h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 8.3h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 3.4h

The month with most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.1h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 2.4h).

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

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