August weather forecast
Tchibanga, Gabon

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Weather in August

While August marks the continuation of dry conditions, there is a moderate rise in the amount of rainfall, at 7mm (0.28") total. Following July's weather pattern, cooler temperatures persist in August, making the climate relatively comfortable. Sunshine hours start to reduce slightly, and there is a growing amount of cloud cover. Wind speeds reach their peak for the year during this month. However, these remain relatively moderate and do not significantly impact daily activities.

Temperature

The advent of August in Tchibanga sees the average high-temperature at a still tropical 30.2°C (86.4°F), subtly shifted from July's 30°C (86°F). Tchibanga experiences an average temperature drop to an enjoyable 19.8°C (67.6°F) during August nights.

Heat index

During August, the heat index is appraised at a fiery hot 36°C (96.8°F). Implement heightened safety measures - risk of heat exhaustion and heat cramps is increased. Prolonged activity may result in heatstroke.
When considering the heat index, it's pivotal to note it is for shade and mild wind conditions. When under direct sunshine, the heat index may be elevated by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature' or 'feels like', represents the fusion of temperature and moisture in the air to suggest how warm it feels. An individual's perception of weather can be influenced by a variety of factors including metabolic differences, being pregnant, and their degree of physical exertion. 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 extremely significant for children. Young children typically face greater hazards than adults because they do not sweat as much. Their larger skin surface in comparison to their little bodies and the high heat production from their active nature compounds their vulnerability.
Perspiration is the body's default response to elevated temperatures, as it promotes the evaporation of sweat to achieve cooling. When the air holds a significant amount of moisture, the efficiency of the evaporation process is decreased, preventing the body from cooling down efficiently, leading to the sensation of overheating. Heat-related challenges, like dehydration, can be anticipated when body heat isn't managed effectively.

Humidity

The least humid month in Tchibanga is August, with an average relative humidity of 72%.

Rainfall

In Tchibanga, in August, during 7.8 rainfall days, 7mm (0.28") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 274.1 rainfall days, and 1640mm (64.57") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 12h and 1min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:22 and sunset at 18:22. On the last day of August, in Tchibanga, sunrise is at 06:14 and sunset at 18:17 WAT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 6.4h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Tchibanga, Gabon, are January through September, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The maximum daily UV index of 6 during August translates into the following directions:
Employ safeguards and advocate sun safety protocols. Shielding against skin and eye damage is crucial. Seek shade and limit direct sun exposure between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., the peak period for UV radiation. Keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not offer complete sun protection. Protect your eyes, ears, face, and neck from the Sun by wearing a wide-brimmed hat.
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Frequently asked questions

Is it hot in Tchibanga during August?

The average high-temperature and low-temperature during August are 30.2°C (86.4°F) and 19.8°C (67.6°F) respectively. The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in August is appraised at 36°C (96.8°F).

What is the least humid month in Tchibanga?

With an average relative humidity of 72%, August is the least humid month in Tchibanga.

What is the average humidity in August in Tchibanga?

In Tchibanga, Gabon, the average relative humidity in August is 72%.

How many days does it rain in August in Tchibanga?

In Tchibanga, Gabon, in August, it is raining for 7.8 days, with typically 7mm (0.28") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Tchibanga have in August?

The average day length in August is 12h and 1min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Tchibanga?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:22 and sunset at 18:22. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:14 and sunset at 18:17 WAT.

How many hours of sunshine does Tchibanga have in August?

In Tchibanga, the average sunshine duration in August is 6.4h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Tchibanga?

January through September, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Tchibanga.

How high is the UV index in August in Tchibanga?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Tchibanga, Gabon

Average temperature in August - Tchibanga, Gabon
  • Average high temperature in August: 30.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (30.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is November (28.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 19.8°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 (18.6°C).

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Average pressure in August
Tchibanga, Gabon

Average pressure in August - Tchibanga, Gabon
  • Average pressure in August: 1014.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1014.4mbar).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are February and March (1010.3mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Tchibanga, Gabon

Average wind speed in August - Tchibanga, Gabon
  • Average wind speed in August: 6.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (6.5km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are January and December (4km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Tchibanga, Gabon

Average humidity in August - Tchibanga, Gabon
  • Average humidity in August: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (72%).

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Average rainfall in August
Tchibanga, Gabon

Average rainfall in August - Tchibanga, Gabon
  • Average rainfall in August: 7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (267mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (4mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Tchibanga, Gabon

Average rainfall days in August - Tchibanga, Gabon
  • Average rainfall days in August: 7.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (30.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (6.3 days).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Tchibanga, Gabon
  • Average daylight in August: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6h and 2min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7h and 18min).
The month with the least sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Tchibanga, Gabon

Average sunshine days in August - Tchibanga, Gabon
  • Average sunshine days in August: 17.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (20.7 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are November and December (0.5 days).

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Average UV index in August
Tchibanga, Gabon

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

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are October, November and December (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in August
Tchibanga, Gabon

Average cloud cover in August - Tchibanga, Gabon
  • Average cloud cover in August: 58

The month with the most cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 79).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 50).

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Average visibility in August
Tchibanga, Gabon

Average visibility in August - Tchibanga, Gabon
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

The month with the highest visibility is August (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is November (5km).

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