Georgetown
Guyana
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Georgetown, Guyana

A view of the front gate entrance to the colonial building in Georgetown, Guyana
A view of the front gate entrance to the colonial building in Georgetown, Guyana
August, the last month of the summer, in Georgetown, is a tropical month, with average temperature varying between 23.8°C (74.8°F) and 30.2°C (86.4°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a hot 30.2°C (86.4°F). In Georgetown, the average low-temperature is 23.8°C (74.8°F).

Rainfall

In August, in Georgetown, the rain falls for 15 days. Throughout August, 201.4mm (7.9") of precipitation is accumulated. In Georgetown, during the entire year, the rain falls for 174 days and collects up to 2260.3mm (89") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

The month with the warmest seawater in Georgetown is August, with an average sea temperature of 28.9°C (84°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

In August, the average length of the day is 12.3h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Georgetown, Guyana, is 7.5h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in August in Georgetown?

In Georgetown, Guyana, in August, the average high-temperature is 30.2°C (86.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.8°C (74.8°F).

How much does it rain in Georgetown in August?

In Georgetown, Guyana, in August, it is raining for 15 days, with typically 201.4mm (7.9") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the month with the warmest sea water in Georgetown?

August is the month with the warmest seawater, with an average sea temperature of 28.9°C (84°F).

What is the water temperature in August in Georgetown?

In August, the average sea temperature in Georgetown is 28.9°C (84°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.

How many hours of daylight does Georgetown have in August?

The average length of the day in August is 12.3h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Georgetown?

In Georgetown, the average sunshine in August is 7.5h.

When is the highest UV index in Georgetown?

January through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Georgetown.

How high is the UV index in August in Georgetown?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Georgetown, Guyana, is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Georgetown, Guyana
  • Average high temperature in August: 30.2°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are September and October (30.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 23.8°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are April and October (24.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (23.5°C).

Average rainfall in August - Georgetown, Guyana
  • Average rainfall in August: 201.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (327.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (88.5mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Georgetown, Guyana
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (23 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September and October (9 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Georgetown, Guyana
  • Average sea temperature in August: 28.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (28.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (27.2°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Georgetown, Guyana
  • Average daylight in August: 12.3h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.7h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 7.5h

The month with most sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 7.7h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5.2h).

Average UV index in August - Georgetown, Guyana
  • Average UV index in August: 12

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