August weather forecast

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Weather in August

August in Namibia signifies the gradual transition from the cool winter months towards the warmer spring season. Average temperatures across the country start to increase, ranging from 8°C (46.4°F) to 25°C (77°F). The rainfall remains extremely low, with the average precipitation less than 5mm (0.2"), maintaining the dry conditions of the winter season.

In Windhoek, on the Central Plateau, August temperatures typically fall between 9°C (48.2°F) to 26°C (78.8°F). Despite the cool mornings and evenings, the city experiences sunny and dry days, indicative of the arid winter climate that is slowly giving way to spring.

The coastal cities of Swakopmund and Walvis Bay, under the influence of the Benguela Current, continue to record cooler temperatures. In these areas, August temperatures generally range from 11°C (51.8°F) to 21°C (69.8°F). The frequent morning fog persists, providing a natural cooling effect against the gradually increasing temperatures.

Compared to July, August brings a slight rise in temperatures, marking the slow departure from the winter season. As Namibia transitions into September, the temperatures continue to rise gradually, ushering in the warmer conditions typical of the country's spring season.

  • Windhoek - August »
    August signals a slight change where the evenly balanced weather returns after the notably dry and cold conditions of July. As Windhoek welcomes August, the average high-temperature displays a subtle shift, adjusting from an enjoyable 19.8°C (67.6°F) in July to a moderately hot 23.6°C (74.5°F).
  • Swakopmund - August »
    With an average sea temperature of 13.6°C (56.5°F), August is the month with the coldest seawater in Swakopmund, Namibia. The month with the coldest seawater in Swakopmund is August, with an average sea temperature of 13.6°C (56.5°F).
  • Walvis Bay - August »
    August is the month with the coldest seawater in Walvis Bay, with an average sea temperature of 13.6°C (56.5°F). On the first day of August in Walvis Bay sunrise is at 07:36 and sunset at 18:40.
  • Oshakati - August »
    Bidding goodbye to the coldest month, Oshakati, Namibia welcomes August, which begins a subtle shift towards warmer temperatures as it continues to register no rainfall. The months with the most sunshine in Oshakati are August and September, with an average of 10h of sunshine.
  • Rundu - August »
    With the transition into August, Rundu experiences a subtle uplift in average high-temperatures, adjusting from a warm 25.7°C (78.3°F) in July to a hot 30.1°C (86.2°F). In Rundu, Namibia, the average relative humidity in August is 24%.
  • Otjiwarongo - August »
    On the first day of August in Otjiwarongo, sunrise is at 07:23 and sunset at 18:35. The arrival of August in Otjiwarongo brings a soft temperature shift, with the average high-temperature nudging from 24°C (75.2°F) in July to a still moderately hot 27°C (80.6°F).
  • Luderitz - August »
    As the month progresses, August in Luderitz presents a gradual increase in temperatures and a minor drop in humidity, building an optimal climate for outdoor explorations. August is the month that records the lowest temperatures in Luderitz, with averages ranging from a high of 20.6°C (69.1°F) to a low of 13.3°C (55.9°F).
  • Tsumeb - August »
    On the last day of August, in Tsumeb sunrise is at 06:58 and sunset at 18:40 CAT. The months with the lowest UV index in Tsumeb are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5.
  • Katima Mulilo - August »
    As Katima Mulilo welcomes August, the average high-temperature sees a modest rise, transitioning from a warm 25°C (77°F) in July to a still moderately hot 29.1°C (84.4°F). How many hours of sunshine does Katima Mulilo have in August?
  • Gobabis - August »
    On the first day of August in Gobabis sunrise is at 07:17 and sunset at 18:23. August in Gobabis signifies a subtle uplift in the average high-temperature, adjusting from an agreeable 21.3°C (70.3°F) in July to a moderately hot 25.6°C (78.1°F).
  • Keetmanshoop - August »
    The months with the least rainfall in Keetmanshoop are June and August Rain falls for 0.7 days and accumulates 1mm (0.04") of rain. In Keetmanshoop, during August, the rain falls for 0.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 1mm (0.04") of precipitation.


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