August weather forecast
Mombasa, Kenya

Buildings along the shores of the Indian Ocean in Mombasa, Kenya
Buildings along the shores of the Indian Ocean in Mombasa, Kenya

Weather in August

August, the last month of the winter in Mombasa, is another warm month, with an average temperature varying between 22°C (71.6°F) and 27.6°C (81.7°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still warm 27.6°C (81.7°F). The average low-temperature, in August, is 22°C (71.6°F).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is computed to be a hot 31°C (87.8°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, metabolic differences, wind). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August is 76%.

Rainfall

In Mombasa, during 12.6 rainfall days, 13mm (0.51") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Mombasa, there are 167.2 rainfall days, and 312mm (12.28") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

The month with the coldest seawater in Mombasa is August, with an average sea temperature of 25.4°C (77.7°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

The average length of the day in August is 11h and 59min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 06:29 and sunset at 18:26. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:20 and sunset at 18:22 EAT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August in Mombasa is 8.3h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index in Mombasa are July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. 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 the 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Mombasa?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Mombasa, is 27.6°C (81.7°F), while the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in August is computed to be 31°C (87.8°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Mombasa?

In Mombasa, Kenya, the average relative humidity in August is 76%.

How many days does it rain in August in Mombasa?

In Mombasa, Kenya, during August, the rain falls for 12.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 13mm (0.51") of precipitation.

What is the month with the coldest sea water in Mombasa?

With an average sea temperature of 25.4°C (77.7°F), August is the month with the coldest seawater in Mombasa.

How warm is the water in August in Mombasa?

In Mombasa, in August, the average water temperature is 25.4°C (77.7°F). 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.

What is the average length of the day in August in Mombasa?

The average day length in August in Mombasa is 11h and 59min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Mombasa?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:29 and sunset at 18:26. On the last day of the month, in Mombasa, sunrise is at 06:20 and sunset at 18:22 EAT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Mombasa?

The average sunshine duration in August in Mombasa is 8.3h.

When is the lowest UV index in Mombasa?

The months with the lowest UV index are July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Mombasa?

In Mombasa, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Mombasa, Kenya

Average temperature in August - Mombasa, Kenya
  • Average high temperature in August: 27.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (31.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (27.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 22°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are March and April (25.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (22°C).

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Average pressure in August
Mombasa, Kenya

Average pressure in August - Mombasa, Kenya
  • Average pressure in August: 1016mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1016.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1010.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Mombasa, Kenya

Average wind speed in August - Mombasa, Kenya
  • Average wind speed in August: 20.1km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (23.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is March (11.9km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Mombasa, Kenya

Average humidity in August - Mombasa, Kenya
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January, May, September, October, November and December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (74%).

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Average rainfall in August
Mombasa, Kenya

Average rainfall in August - Mombasa, Kenya
  • Average rainfall in August: 13mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (48mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (10mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Mombasa, Kenya

Average rainfall days in August - Mombasa, Kenya
  • Average rainfall days in August: 12.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (21.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.8 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Mombasa, Kenya

Average sea temperature in August - Mombasa, Kenya
  • Average sea temperature in August: 25.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is April (29.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (25.4°C).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Mombasa, Kenya

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

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 21min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 53min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8h and 18min

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 7h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Mombasa, Kenya

Average sunshine days in August - Mombasa, Kenya
  • Average sunshine days in August: 11 days

The month with the most sunshine days is February (15.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is December (7 days).

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Average UV index in August
Mombasa, Kenya

Average UV index in August - Mombasa, Kenya
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are July and August (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in August
Mombasa, Kenya

Average cloud cover in August - Mombasa, Kenya
  • Average cloud cover in August: 41

The month with the most cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in August
Mombasa, Kenya

Average visibility in August - Mombasa, Kenya
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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