Maputo
Mozambique
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Maputo, Mozambique

The beautiful building in Maputo train station in Maputo, Mozambique
The beautiful building in Maputo train station in Maputo, Mozambique
August, the last month of the winter, in Maputo, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 15.4°C (59.7°F) and 25.3°C (77.5°F).

Temperature

In Maputo, Mozambique, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - a still moderately hot 25.3°C (77.5°F). In August, the average low-temperature is 15.4°C (59.7°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity is 64%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Maputo is August when the rain falls for 2.2 days and typically collects 15mm (0.6") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 22.2°C (72°F), August is the month with the coldest seawater in Maputo.
Note: Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 22.2°C (72°F) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 25°C (77°F) to 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

In Maputo, the average length of the day is 11.2h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Maputo is 8h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Maputo is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in August in Maputo?

In August, in Maputo, Mozambique, the average high-temperature is 25.3°C (77.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 15.4°C (59.7°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Maputo?

The average relative humidity in August in Maputo, Mozambique, is 64%.

How much does it rain in Maputo in August?

In Maputo, in August, it is raining for 2.2 days, with typically 15mm (0.6") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Maputo?

August is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 2.2 days and accumulates 15mm (0.6") of precipitation.

What month is the sea coldest in Maputo?

The month with the coldest seawater is August, with an average sea temperature of 22.2°C (72°F).

What is the sea temperature in August in Maputo?

In Maputo, in August, the average water temperature is 22.2°C (72°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 22.2°C (72°F) water.

How many hours of daylight does Maputo have in August?

In Maputo, the average length of the day in August is 11.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Maputo have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Maputo, Mozambique, is 8h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Maputo?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Maputo, Mozambique, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average high temperature in August: 25.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (29.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (24.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 15.4°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January and February (22.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (14.2°C).

Average humidity in August - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average humidity in August: 64%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (71%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (63.5%).

Average rainfall in August - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average rainfall in August: 15mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (171.1mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (15mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average rainfall days in August: 2.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (8.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (1.8 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average sea temperature in August: 22.2°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January and February (27.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (22.2°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average daylight in August: 11.2h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.7h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.5h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8h

The month with most sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 8.3h).
Months with least sunshine are October, November and December (Average sunshine: 7).

Average UV index in August - Maputo, Mozambique
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).