August weather forecast
Makokou, Gabon

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Weather in August

August continues with a relatively dry spell, only recording a slight increase in rainfall to 28mm (1.1"). The continuation of high UV Index calls for enough sun protection. The constant hours of daylight and sunshine persist as well. The drop in temperatures carries on, hitting a low of 19°C (66.2°F) as the coolest month. Expect an increase in both temperatures and rainfall as August moves into September.

Temperature

Makokou sees the arrival of August with an average high-temperature of a still moderately hot 28°C (82.4°F), indicating a subtle variation from July. Makokou, in August, observes a steady average low-temperature of 19°C (66.2°F).

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 4 days. Throughout August, 28mm (1.1") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 127 rainfall days, and 1626mm (64.02") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Makokou, the average length of the day in August is 12h and 8min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:10 and sunset at 18:19. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 06:04 and sunset at 18:12 WAT.

Sunshine

July and August, with an average of 2h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Makokou.

UV index

January through May, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Makokou. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, a daily maximum UV index of 12 leads to the following instructions:
Put into effect every precaution of importance, unprotected skin and eyes may get burns swiftly. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., when UV radiation is at its strongest, limit direct exposure to the Sun and note that shade structures may not provide full sun protection. Employ a hat with a wide brim for robust protection, cutting UV exposure by half. Staying too long under direct sunlight isn't advisable, particularly for those who burn quickly. Use at least a 30 SPF sunscreen for protection.
Updated: Feb 9, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us

Frequently asked questions

Is it hot in Makokou during August?

In Makokou, 28°C (82.4°F) is the average high-temperature and 19°C (66.2°F) is the average low-temperature during August.

How many days does it rain in August in Makokou?

In Makokou, during August, the rain falls for 4 days and regularly aggregates up to 28mm (1.1") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Makokou have in August?

In Makokou, the average day length in August is 12h and 8min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Makokou?

On the first day of August in Makokou, sunrise is at 06:10 and sunset at 18:19. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:04 and sunset at 18:12 WAT.

What are the months with the least sunshine in Makokou?

July and August, with an average of 2h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Makokou.

How many hours of sunshine does Makokou have in August?

In August, the average sunshine duration is 2h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Makokou?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Makokou, Gabon, is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
Average rainfall days
Average daylight
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in August
Makokou, Gabon

Average temperature in August - Makokou, Gabon
  • Average high temperature in August: 28°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March and April (32°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (27°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 19°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are January, February, March, April, May and October (21°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (19°C).

Average rainfall in August
Makokou, Gabon

Average rainfall in August - Makokou, Gabon
  • Average rainfall in August: 28mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (293mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (9mm).

Average rainfall days in August
Makokou, Gabon

Average rainfall days in August - Makokou, Gabon
  • Average rainfall days in August: 4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (20 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (2 days).

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

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

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

  • Average sunshine in August: 2h

The months with the most sunshine are February, March, April and May (Average sunshine: 5h).
The months with the least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 2h).

Average UV index in August
Makokou, Gabon

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

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

Makokou, Gabon

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