August weather forecast
Ayem, Gabon

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Weather in August

August's weather conditions in Ayem, Gabon seem to mimic the trend set by July. The rainfall levels do see a slight increase with 68mm (2.68") recorded, and temperatures remain quite similar. Despite the incremental discomfort due to humidity, locals are well accustomed to the climate. Even though it's not entirely dry, August does allow for brief respites from rainfall, making it quite suitable for outdoor exploration.

Temperature

The average high-temperature during August is a still warm 29.5°C (85.1°F), almost matching the conditions of the preceding month. Ayem in August anticipates an average nighttime temperature of 20.3°C (68.5°F).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is calculated to be a sweltering 37°C (98.6°F). Undertake special precautions, the probability of heat exhaustion and heat cramps is high. Prolonged activity may provoke heatstroke.
It is emphasized that the heat index's values are meant for shaded zones with mild winds. A rise in the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees may result from direct sunlight exposure.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel' or 'felt air temperature', reflects the feeling of heat when considering both air temperature and humidity. A person's impression of weather can be swayed by numerous aspects, among them metabolic variations, pregnancy, and activity levels. Sunshine, when direct, has the potential to intensify weather effects, leading to an increase in the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are quite important for children. Children commonly overlook the importance of rest and fluid replenishment. Thirst, being a delayed sign of dehydration, emphasizes the need to keep hydration up, especially during lengthy physical activities.
Perspiring is the body's way of cooling down, particularly by allowing sweat to evaporate and take the heat with it. In circumstances of high air temperature and humidity (high heat index), the body's perspiration is restricted, heightening the feeling of warmth. With body temperatures on the rise, inefficient heat shedding can lead to dehydration and its associated complications.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 83%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 19.8 days. Throughout August, 68mm (2.68") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 313.6 rainfall days, and 1610mm (63.39") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Ayem, the average length of the day in August is 12h and 7min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 06:17 and sunset at 18:24. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:11 and sunset at 18:18 WAT.

Sunshine

In Ayem, the average sunshine in August is 6.2h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: A daily high UV index of 6 in August leads to these guidelines:
Stand by precautions and apply sun safety measures. Evading sunburn is of great importance. The Sun's UV radiation is at its strongest between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Minimize direct exposure to the sun during this period. A wide-brimmed hat provides unparalleled sun protection for sensitive areas like the eyes, ears, and neck.

Frequently asked questions

How hot does it get in August?

The average high-temperature and low-temperature during August are 29.5°C (85.1°F) and 20.3°C (68.5°F) respectively. The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in August is calculated to be 37°C (98.6°F).

What is the average humidity in August?

In Ayem, the average relative humidity in August is 83%.

How much does it rain in August?

In August, the rain falls for 19.8 days. Throughout August, 68mm (2.68") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in August?

In August, the average day length is 12h and 7min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August?

On the first day of August, sunrise is at 06:17 and sunset at 18:24. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:11 and sunset at 18:18 WAT.

How long on average sun shines in August?

In Ayem, the average sunshine duration in August is 6.2h.

How high is the UV index in August?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Ayem, Gabon

Average temperature in August - Ayem, Gabon
  • Average high temperature in August: 29.5°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January and March (31.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (28.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 20.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (21.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (20.1°C).

Average pressure in August
Ayem, Gabon

Average pressure in August - Ayem, Gabon
  • Average pressure in August: 1013.6mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1013.9mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1010.3mbar).

Average wind speed in August
Ayem, Gabon

Average wind speed in August - Ayem, Gabon
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (4.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (3.5km/h).

Average humidity in August
Ayem, Gabon

Average humidity in August - Ayem, Gabon
  • Average humidity in August: 83%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (81%).

Average rainfall in August
Ayem, Gabon

Average rainfall in August - Ayem, Gabon
  • Average rainfall in August: 68mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (238mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (59mm).

Average rainfall days in August
Ayem, Gabon

Average rainfall days in August - Ayem, Gabon
  • Average rainfall days in August: 19.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (30 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (17.2 days).

Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Ayem, Gabon

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Ayem, Gabon
  • Average daylight in August: 12h and 1min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 6min).
The month with the shortest days is September (Average daylight: 12h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 4h and 54min).

Average sunshine days in August
Ayem, Gabon

Average sunshine days in August - Ayem, Gabon
  • Average sunshine days in August: 8.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (11.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (0.2 days).

Average UV index in August
Ayem, Gabon

Average UV index in August - Ayem, Gabon
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The month with the highest UV index is February (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are September and October (UV index 5).

Average cloud cover in August
Ayem, Gabon

Average cloud cover in August - Ayem, Gabon
  • Average cloud cover in August: 67

The month with the most cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 77).
The month with the least cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 54).

Average visibility in August
Ayem, Gabon

Average visibility in August - Ayem, Gabon
  • Average visibility in August: 7km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, July, August and December (7km).
The months with the lowest visibility are May and October (5km).

Ayem, Gabon

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