Libreville
Gabon
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Libreville, Gabon

Tarmac road beside sandy beaches leading into the Libreville city in Gabon
Tarmac road beside sandy beaches leading into the Libreville city in Gabon
The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Libreville, Gabon, with average temperature fluctuating between 21.8°C (71.2°F) and 26.8°C (80.2°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 25.3°C (77.5°F) and only 4.9 rainfall days, with 13.7mm (0.5") of accumulated rainfall, make August the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In Libreville, Gabon, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - a still moderately hot 26.8°C (80.2°F). In Libreville, the average low-temperature is 21.8°C (71.2°F).

Humidity

Months with the lowest humidity in Libreville are June through August, with an average relative humidity of 81%.

Rainfall

In Libreville, during 4.9 rainfall days, 13.7mm (0.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Libreville, during the entire year, the rain falls for 177.4 days and collects up to 2841.7mm (111.9") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Libreville, the average seawater temperature is 25.3°C (77.5°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight, are months with the longest days in Libreville. Months with the shortest days in Libreville are January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight.

Sunshine

August has the least sunshine of the year in Libreville, with an average of 2.9h of sunshine.

UV index

January through May, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Libreville, Gabon. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in August in Libreville?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Libreville, Gabon, is 26.8°C (80.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 21.8°C (71.2°F).

What is the least humid month in Libreville?

June through August, with an average relative humidity of 81%, are the least humid months in Libreville.

What is the average humidity in August in Libreville?

In August, the average relative humidity is 81%.

How much does it rain in Libreville in August?

In Libreville, in August, it is raining for 4.9 days, with typically 13.7mm (0.5") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the water temperature in August in Libreville?

In Libreville, the average seawater temperature in August is 25.3°C (77.5°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.

When are the longest days in Libreville?

January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight, are months with the longest days in Libreville.

What is the month with the shortest days in Libreville?

January through December, with an average of 12.1h of daylight, are months with the shortest days in Libreville, Gabon.

How many hours of daylight does Libreville have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Libreville, Gabon, is 12.1h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Libreville?

With an average of 2.9h of sunshine, August has the least sunshine of the year in Libreville, Gabon.

How long on average sun shines in August in Libreville?

The average sunshine in August in Libreville is 2.9h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Libreville?

January through May, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Libreville, Gabon.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Libreville?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Libreville, Gabon, is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Libreville, Gabon
  • Average high temperature in August: 26.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (30.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (26.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 21.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (24.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (21.8°C).

Average humidity in August - Libreville, Gabon
  • Average humidity in August: 81%

Months with the highest relative humidity are October and November (87%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are June, July and August (81%).

Average rainfall in August - Libreville, Gabon
  • Average rainfall in August: 13.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (490mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (6.6mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Libreville, Gabon
  • Average rainfall days in August: 4.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (25 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (1.7 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Libreville, Gabon
  • Average sea temperature in August: 25.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (29.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is July (24.7°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Libreville, Gabon
  • Average daylight in August: 12.1h

Months with the longest days are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (Average daylight: 12.1h).
Months with shortest days are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (Average daylight: 12.1h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 2.9h

The month with most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6.3h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 2.9h).

Average UV index in August - Libreville, Gabon
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 11).