Guatemala City
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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Guatemala City, Guatemala

The front view of the iconic buildings of the cathedral in Guatemala City, Guatemala
The front view of the iconic buildings of the cathedral in Guatemala City, Guatemala
August, the last month of the summer, in Guatemala City, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 16.5°C (61.7°F) and 25.5°C (77.9°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still moderately hot 25.5°C (77.9°F). The average low-temperature, is 16.5°C (61.7°F).

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 80.9%.

Rainfall

In Guatemala City, during August, the rain falls for 19 days and regularly aggregates up to 202.7mm (8") of precipitation. In Guatemala City, during the entire year, the rain falls for 125.2 days and collects up to 1274.8mm (50.2") of precipitation.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Guatemala City, Guatemala, is 12.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Guatemala City is 6.2h.

UV index

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Guatemala City. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
In August, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in August in Guatemala City?

In August, in Guatemala City, Guatemala, the average high-temperature is 25.5°C (77.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 16.5°C (61.7°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Guatemala City?

The average relative humidity in August in Guatemala City is 80.9%.

How much does it rain in Guatemala City in August?

In Guatemala City, in August, during 19 rainfall days, 202.7mm (8") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Guatemala City have in August?

In Guatemala City, Guatemala, the average length of the day in August is 12.6h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Guatemala City?

In August, the average sunshine is 6.2h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Guatemala City?

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Guatemala City, Guatemala.

What is the UV index reading in August in Guatemala City?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • Average high temperature in August: 25.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (27.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (23.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 16.5°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are May and June (16.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.2°C).

Average humidity in August - Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • Average humidity in August: 80.9%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (84.5%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (73.2%).

Average rainfall in August - Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • Average rainfall in August: 202.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (271.8mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (2.8mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • Average rainfall days in August: 19 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (21.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (1.5 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • Average daylight in August: 12.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6.2h

The month with most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 8.4h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

Average UV index in August - Guatemala City, Guatemala
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 9).