August weather forecast
Diani Beach, Kenya

A shade and palm trees on the white sandy beaches of Diani, the coastal city in Kenya
A shade and palm trees on the white sandy beaches of Diani, the coastal city in Kenya

Weather in August

The last month of the winter, August, is another warm month in Diani Beach, Kenya, with an average temperature fluctuating between 20°C (68°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).

Temperature

July and August, with an average high-temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

In Diani Beach, during August, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 65mm (2.56") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 140 rainfall days, and 1121mm (44.13") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

The month with the coldest seawater in Diani Beach is August, with an average sea temperature of 25°C (77°F).
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:29 and sunset at 18:25. On the last day of August, in Diani Beach, sunrise is at 06:21 and sunset at 18:22 EAT.

Sunshine

In Diani Beach, Kenya, the average sunshine in August is 8h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Diani Beach is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 11 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Diani Beach?

July and August, with an average high-temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are the coldest months.

What is the temperature in August in Diani Beach?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Diani Beach, is 28°C (82.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 20°C (68°F).

How much does it rain in Diani Beach in August?

In Diani Beach, Kenya, in August, during 13 rainfall days, 65mm (2.56") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What month is the sea coldest in Diani Beach?

With an average sea temperature of 25°C (77°F), August is the month with the coldest seawater in Diani Beach, Kenya.

How warm is the water in August in Diani Beach?

In Diani Beach, in August, the average water temperature is 25°C (77°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.

What is the average length of the day in August in Diani Beach?

In August, the average day length is 11h and 59min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Diani Beach?

On the first day of August in Diani Beach, sunrise is at 06:29 and sunset at 18:25. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:21 and sunset at 18:22 EAT.

How many hours of sunshine does Diani Beach have in August?

The average sunshine duration in August in Diani Beach is 8h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Diani Beach?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Diani Beach is 11. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in August
Diani Beach, Kenya

Average temperature in August - Diani Beach, Kenya
  • Average high temperature in August: 28°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (33°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 20°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are February, March and April (24°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and August (20°C).

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Average rainfall in August
Diani Beach, Kenya

Average rainfall in August - Diani Beach, Kenya
  • Average rainfall in August: 65mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (270mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (17mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Diani Beach, Kenya

Average rainfall days in August - Diani Beach, Kenya
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (19 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Diani Beach, Kenya

Average sea temperature in August - Diani Beach, Kenya
  • Average sea temperature in August: 25°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are March and April (29°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (25°C).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Diani Beach, Kenya

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Diani Beach, Kenya
  • Average daylight in August: 11h and 59min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 22min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 53min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8h

The month with the most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with the least sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 6h).

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Average UV index in August
Diani Beach, Kenya

Average UV index in August - Diani Beach, Kenya
  • Average UV index in August: 11

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).

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