August weather forecast
Bairiki, Kiribati

The National Parliament buildings of Bairiki, Kiribati
The National Parliament buildings of Bairiki, Kiribati

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Bairiki, is another warm month, with an average temperature varying between 28.7°C (83.7°F) and 27.3°C (81.1°F).

Temperature

In Bairiki, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - a still warm 28.7°C (83.7°F). In Bairiki, the average low-temperature is 27.3°C (81.1°F).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is calculated to be a tropical 33°C (91.4°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, and metabolic differences affect individual temperature impact. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. 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

August through November, with an average relative humidity of 74%, are the least humid months in Bairiki.

Rainfall

In August, in Bairiki, the rain falls for 15.2 days. Throughout August, 66mm (2.6") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 192.9 rainfall days, and 1106mm (43.54") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

The months with the warmest seawater are June and August, with an average sea temperature of 29.4°C (84.9°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 Bairiki, the average length of the day in August is 12h and 10min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 06:29 and sunset at 18:39. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:24 and sunset at 18:32 +12.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 8.4h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Bairiki are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 temperature in August in Bairiki?

In Bairiki, Kiribati, in August, the average high-temperature is 28.7°C (83.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 27.3°C (81.1°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in August is calculated to be 33°C (91.4°F).

What are the least humid months in Bairiki?

The months with the lowest humidity in Bairiki, Kiribati, are August through November, with an average relative humidity of 74%.

What is the average humidity in August in Bairiki?

The average relative humidity in August in Bairiki, Kiribati, is 74%.

How many days does it rain in August in Bairiki?

In August, in Bairiki, the rain falls for 15.2 days. Throughout August, 66mm (2.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

What are the months with the warmest sea water in Bairiki?

June and August, with an average sea temperature of 29.4°C (84.9°F), are months with the warmest seawater.

What is the sea water temperature in August in Bairiki?

In Bairiki, the average seawater temperature in August is 29.4°C (84.9°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 Bairiki?

The average day length in August is 12h and 10min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Bairiki?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:29 and sunset at 18:39. On the last day of the month, in Bairiki, Kiribati, sunrise is at 06:24 and sunset at 18:32 +12.

How many hours of sunshine does Bairiki have in August?

In August, the average sunshine duration is 8.4h.

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

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Bairiki, Kiribati.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Bairiki?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in August in Bairiki?

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

Average temperature in August
Bairiki, Kiribati

Average temperature in August - Bairiki, Kiribati
  • Average high temperature in August: 28.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (28.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (28.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 27.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (27.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is March (27°C).

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Average pressure in August
Bairiki, Kiribati

Average pressure in August - Bairiki, Kiribati
  • Average pressure in August: 1009.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (1009.4mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is December (1007.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Bairiki, Kiribati

Average wind speed in August - Bairiki, Kiribati
  • Average wind speed in August: 16.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (22.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (15.5km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Bairiki, Kiribati

Average humidity in August - Bairiki, Kiribati
  • Average humidity in August: 74%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February, March and April (79%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are August, September, October and November (74%).

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Average rainfall in August
Bairiki, Kiribati

Average rainfall in August - Bairiki, Kiribati
  • Average rainfall in August: 66mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (181mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (54mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Bairiki, Kiribati

Average rainfall days in August - Bairiki, Kiribati
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (20.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (11.1 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Bairiki, Kiribati

Average sea temperature in August - Bairiki, Kiribati
  • Average sea temperature in August: 29.4°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are June and August (29.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is December (28.7°C).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Bairiki, Kiribati

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Bairiki, Kiribati
  • Average daylight in August: 12h and 10min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 3min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 8h and 36min).
The months with the least sunshine are February and March (Average sunshine: 7h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Bairiki, Kiribati

Average sunshine days in August - Bairiki, Kiribati
  • Average sunshine days in August: 13.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (8.2 days).

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Average UV index in August
Bairiki, Kiribati

Average UV index in August - Bairiki, Kiribati
  • Average UV index in August: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in August
Bairiki, Kiribati

Average cloud cover in August - Bairiki, Kiribati
  • Average cloud cover in August: 37

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 46).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 36).

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Average visibility in August
Bairiki, Kiribati

Average visibility in August - Bairiki, Kiribati
  • 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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