Nouakchott
Mauritania
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Nouakchott, Mauritania

A high panorama of the Nautique Grand Mosque in Nouakchott, Mauritania, with a distant cityscape and skyscape
A high panorama of the Nautique Grand Mosque in Nouakchott, Mauritania, with a distant cityscape and skyscape
The last month of the summer, August, is another tropical month in Nouakchott, Mauritania, with temperature in the range of an average low of 24.2°C (75.6°F) and an average high of 32.4°C (90.3°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 26°C (78.8°F) and only 2 rainfall days, with 36mm (1.4") of accumulated rainfall, make August the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In Nouakchott, the average high-temperature in August is essentially the same as in July - a still hot 32.4°C (90.3°F). In August, in Nouakchott, the average low-temperature is 24.2°C (75.6°F).

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Nouakchott is August when the rain falls for 2 days and typically aggregates up to 36mm (1.4") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In August, the average sea temperature is 26°C (78.8°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

The average length of the day in Nouakchott is 12.7h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Nouakchott, Mauritania, is 8h.

UV index

March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Nouakchott. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
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. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in August in Nouakchott?

In Nouakchott, in August, the average high-temperature is 32.4°C (90.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 24.2°C (75.6°F).

How much does it rain in Nouakchott in August?

In Nouakchott, Mauritania, during August, the rain falls for 2 days and regularly aggregates up to 36mm (1.4") of precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Nouakchott?

The month with the most rainfall in Nouakchott, Mauritania, is August when the rain falls for 2 days and typically aggregates up to 36mm (1.4") of precipitation.

What is the water temperature in August in Nouakchott?

In Nouakchott, Mauritania, in August, the average water temperature is 26°C (78.8°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.

How many hours of daylight does Nouakchott have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Nouakchott is 12.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Nouakchott have in August?

In Nouakchott, Mauritania, the average sunshine in August is 8h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Nouakchott?

Months with the highest UV index in Nouakchott are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Nouakchott?

In Nouakchott, Mauritania, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average high temperature in August: 32.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (36.4°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (29.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 24.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is September (24.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.7°C).

Average rainfall in August - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average rainfall in August: 36mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (36mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are April and May (0mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average rainfall days in August: 2 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are August and September (2 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are March, April, May, June, October, November and December (0 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average sea temperature in August: 26°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (27°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February, March, April and May (19°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • Average daylight in August: 12.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8h

Months with most sunshine are March, April and May (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7h).

Average UV index in August - Nouakchott, Mauritania
  • 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 7).