August weather forecast and climate
Essaouira, Morocco

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Essaouira, is another pleasant month, with average temperature ranging between min 17.4°C (63.3°F) and max 21.6°C (70.9°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still pleasant 21.6°C (70.9°F). In August, the average low-temperature is 17.4°C (63.3°F).

Humidity

July and August, with an average relative humidity of 86%, are most humid months in Essaouira.

Rainfall

In August, in Essaouira, the rain falls for 0.3 days. Throughout August, 1mm (0.04") of precipitation is accumulated. In Essaouira, during the entire year, the rain falls for 59.2 days and collects up to 340.6mm (13.41") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In August, the average sea temperature is 21.3°C (70.3°F).
Note: For most, swimming in 21.3°C (70.3°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

Daylight

In Essaouira, the average length of the day in August is 13.3h.

Sunshine

In Essaouira, the average sunshine in August is 9.4h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Essaouira is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. 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. Protect yourself by liberally applying a sunscreen of at least 30 SPF. Sunscreen prevents sunburn and decreases the damaging effects of Sun's radiation on the immune system. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the most humid month in Essaouira?

Months with the highest humidity in Essaouira, Morocco, are July and August, with an average relative humidity of 86%.

What is the average humidity in August in Essaouira?

In Essaouira, Morocco, the average relative humidity in August is 86%.

How many days does it rain in August in Essaouira?

In August, in Essaouira, the rain falls for 0.3 days. Throughout August, 1mm (0.04") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea temperature in August in Essaouira?

In Essaouira, Morocco, in August, the average water temperature is 21.3°C (70.3°F). For most, swimming in 21.3°C (70.3°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

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

In Essaouira, the average length of the day in August is 13.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Essaouira have in August?

In Essaouira, Morocco, the average sunshine in August is 9.4h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Essaouira?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 10. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Essaouira, Morocco

Average temperature in August - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average high temperature in August: 21.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (22.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (18.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 17.4°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are August and September (17.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.2°C).

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Average humidity in August
Essaouira, Morocco

Average humidity in August - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average humidity in August: 86%

Months with the highest relative humidity are July and August (86%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January and November (80%).

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Average rainfall in August
Essaouira, Morocco

Average rainfall in August - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average rainfall in August: 1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (72.7mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0.1mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Essaouira, Morocco

Average rainfall days in August - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average rainfall days in August: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (8.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (0.1 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Essaouira, Morocco

Average sea temperature in August - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average sea temperature in August: 21.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is September (21.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (17.2°C).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Essaouira, Morocco

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average daylight in August: 13.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9.4h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.4h).

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Average UV index in August
Essaouira, Morocco

Average UV index in August - Essaouira, Morocco
  • Average UV index in August: 10

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 11).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 3).

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