Grand Baie
Mauritius
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Grand Baie, Mauritius

The last month of the winter, August, is also a moderately hot month in Grand Baie, Mauritius, with average temperature varying between 25°C (77°F) and 16°C (60.8°F).

Temperature

June through August, with an average high-temperature of 25°C (77°F), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

In Grand Baie, in August, during 15 rainfall days, 76mm (3") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 177 rainfall days, and 1510mm (59.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Grand Baie, the average water temperature is 23.7°C (74.7°F).
Note: A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 23.7°C (74.7°F) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

In Grand Baie, the average length of the day in August is 11.5h.

Sunshine

March through September, with an average of 7h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Grand Baie.

UV index

In Grand Baie, the average daily maximum UV index is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 8 translate into the following recommendations:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the coldest month in Grand Baie?

The coldest months in Grand Baie, Mauritius, are June through August, with an average high-temperature of 25°C (77°F).

What is the temperature in August in Grand Baie?

In August, the average high-temperature is 25°C (77°F), and the average low-temperature is 16°C (60.8°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Grand Baie?

In Grand Baie, in August, during 15 rainfall days, 76mm (3") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in August in Grand Baie?

In Grand Baie, the average seawater temperature in August is 23.7°C (74.7°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 23.7°C (74.7°F) water.

How many hours of daylight does Grand Baie have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Grand Baie, Mauritius, is 11.5h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Grand Baie?

March through September, with an average of 7h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Grand Baie.

How many hours of sunshine does Grand Baie have in August?

In Grand Baie, Mauritius, the average sunshine in August is 7h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Grand Baie?

In Grand Baie, Mauritius, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Grand Baie, Mauritius
  • Average high temperature in August: 25°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February and March (30°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June, July and August (25°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 16°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January, February and March (22°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (16°C).

Average rainfall in August - Grand Baie, Mauritius
  • Average rainfall in August: 76mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (242mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is October (50mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Grand Baie, Mauritius
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, February and March (17 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September and November (12 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Grand Baie, Mauritius
  • Average sea temperature in August: 23.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (28.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is September (23.4°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Grand Baie, Mauritius
  • Average daylight in August: 11.5h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.3h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 7h

Months with most sunshine are January, February, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in August - Grand Baie, Mauritius
  • Average UV index in August: 8

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).