August weather forecast and climate
Tangier, Morocco

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is a hot month in Tangier, Morocco, with average temperature fluctuating between 30.1°C (86.2°F) and 20.1°C (68.2°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 30.1°C (86.2°F) and an average low-temperature of 20.1°C (68.2°F), August is the warmest month.

Rainfall

In Tangier, during 0.8 rainfall days, 2.5mm (0.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 87.6 rainfall days, and 735.9mm (28.97") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 23.5°C (74.3°F), August is the month with the warmest seawater.
Note: For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 23.5°C (74.3°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in Tangier is 13.5h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Tangier is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 9 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. 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 strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Tangier?

August is the warmest month in Tangier, with an average high-temperature of 30.1°C (86.2°F) and an average low-temperature of 20.1°C (68.2°F).

How much does it rain in Tangier in August?

In Tangier, Morocco, during August, the rain falls for 0.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.5mm (0.1") of precipitation.

When is the sea warmest in Tangier?

The month with the warmest seawater in Tangier, Morocco, is August, with an average sea temperature of 23.5°C (74.3°F).

What is the water temperature in August in Tangier?

In August, the average sea temperature in Tangier, Morocco, is 23.5°C (74.3°F). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 23.5°C (74.3°F).

How many hours of daylight does Tangier have in August?

The average length of the day in August is 13.5h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Tangier?

The average sunshine in August in Tangier, Morocco, is 10.7h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Tangier?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Tangier, Morocco, is 9. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Tangier, Morocco

Average temperature in August - Tangier, Morocco
  • Average high temperature in August: 30.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (30.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 20.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (20.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (8.5°C).

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Average rainfall in August
Tangier, Morocco

Average rainfall in August - Tangier, Morocco
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (134.6mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (2.1mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Tangier, Morocco

Average rainfall days in August - Tangier, Morocco
  • Average rainfall days in August: 0.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (12 days).
Months with the least rainy days are July and August (0.8 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Tangier, Morocco

Average sea temperature in August - Tangier, Morocco
  • Average sea temperature in August: 23.5°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (23.5°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (16.3°C).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Tangier, Morocco
  • Average daylight in August: 13.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.7h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 5.4h).

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Average UV index in August
Tangier, Morocco

Average UV index in August - Tangier, Morocco
  • Average UV index in August: 9

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 10).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 2).

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