Fort-de-France Bay
Martinique
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique

Shallow clear waters, rocks, and palm trees on Fort-de-France Bay in Martinique, with cloudy skies and a far view of a mountain
Shallow clear waters, rocks, and palm trees on Fort-de-France Bay in Martinique, with cloudy skies and a far view of a mountain
The last month of the summer, August, is a hot month in Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique, with temperature in the range of an average low of 24°C (75.2°F) and an average high of 30°C (86°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a hot 30°C (86°F). The average low-temperature, is 24°C (75.2°F).

Rainfall

In Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique, during August, the rain falls for 19.6 days and regularly aggregates up to 254.7mm (10") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Fort-de-France Bay, there are 198.2 rainfall days, and 2020.5mm (79.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Fort-de-France Bay, the average seawater temperature is 28°C (82.4°F).
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 August, the average length of the day is 12.6h.

Sunshine

March and August, with an average of 7.2h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

March through September, 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 ultimate health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes 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. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in August in Fort-de-France Bay?

In Fort-de-France Bay, in August, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Fort-de-France Bay?

In Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique, in August, during 19.6 rainfall days, 254.7mm (10") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How warm is the water in August in Fort-de-France Bay?

In Fort-de-France Bay, the average seawater temperature in August is 28°C (82.4°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.

How many hours of daylight does Fort-de-France Bay have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Fort-de-France Bay is 12.6h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Fort-de-France Bay?

March and August, with an average of 7.2h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Fort-de-France Bay.

How many hours of sunshine does Fort-de-France Bay have in August?

In Fort-de-France Bay, the average sunshine in August is 7.2h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Fort-de-France Bay?

Months with the highest UV index in Fort-de-France Bay are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index reading in August in Fort-de-France Bay?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique, is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique
  • Average high temperature in August: 30°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (30.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 24°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are June, August and September (24°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (21.7°C).

Average rainfall in August - Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique
  • Average rainfall in August: 254.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (265.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (74.3mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique
  • Average rainfall days in August: 19.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (11.5 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique
  • Average sea temperature in August: 28°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are September and October (29°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (26°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique
  • Average daylight in August: 12.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 7.2h

Months with most sunshine are March and August (Average sunshine: 7.2h).
The month with least sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 5.9h).

Average UV index in August - Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 8).