Monrovia
Liberia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Monrovia, Liberia

August, the last month of the summer, in Monrovia, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 20°C (68°F) and 29°C (84.2°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still moderately hot 29°C (84.2°F). The average low-temperature, in Monrovia, Liberia, is 20°C (68°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to a very hot 36°C (96.8°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. With the 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 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like pregnancy, metabolic differences, wind, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.
To prevent overheating and help regulate its internal temperature, the human body sweat and rely on the evaporation to cool down. A higher relative humidity affects normal body cooling by reducing the evaporation rate, subsequently lowering the rate at which the body cools and increasing the perception of heat. If the body can not disperse the excessive heat and body temperature reaches conditions of hyperthermia, above 37.5°C (99.5°F) to 38.3°C (100.9°F), thermal conditions are potentially life-threatening.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Monrovia, Liberia, is 85.5%.

Rainfall

In Monrovia, during August, the rain falls for 20 days and regularly aggregates up to 373mm (14.7") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Monrovia, there are 207 rainfall days, and 5140mm (202.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

August and September, with an average sea temperature of 27°C (80.6°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Monrovia.
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In Monrovia, Liberia, the average length of the day is 12.3h.

Sunshine

July and August, with an average of 3h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Monrovia.

UV index

February through June, August through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in August interpret into the following advice:
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 Monrovia?

In Monrovia, Liberia, in August, the average high-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 20°C (68°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, is estimated at 36°C (96.8°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Monrovia?

In August, the average relative humidity in Monrovia is 85.5%.

How many days does it rain in August in Monrovia?

In Monrovia, Liberia, in August, during 20 rainfall days, 373mm (14.7") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Monrovia?

August and September, with an average sea temperature of 27°C (80.6°F), are months with the coldest seawater.

What is the water temperature in August in Monrovia?

In Monrovia, the average seawater temperature in August is 27°C (80.6°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

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

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Monrovia?

Months with the least sunshine in Monrovia are July and August, with an average of 3h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Monrovia have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Monrovia is 3h.

When is the highest UV index in Monrovia?

February through June, August through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Monrovia, Liberia.

What is the UV index reading in August in Monrovia?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Monrovia is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Monrovia, Liberia
  • Average high temperature in August: 29°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (31.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (28.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 20°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (22.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (20°C).

Average humidity in August - Monrovia, Liberia
  • Average humidity in August: 85.5%

The month with the highest relative humidity is September (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (84%).

Average rainfall in August - Monrovia, Liberia
  • Average rainfall in August: 373mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (996mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (31mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Monrovia, Liberia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 20 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are June and September (26 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and February (5 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Monrovia, Liberia
  • Average sea temperature in August: 27°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (28.9°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (27°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Monrovia, Liberia
  • Average daylight in August: 12.3h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 3h

The month with most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 7h).
Months with least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in August - Monrovia, Liberia
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).