August weather forecast
Oshakati, Namibia

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Weather in 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 vicinity witnesses temperatures slowly creeping up from the lowest value of 11.3°C (52.3°F) recorded in July, indicating a rise in overall temperatures. Aligned with the warming trend, this month acts as a precursor to the significantly hotter and drier climate expected in September. The stark contrast to July's relatively cold temperatures becomes apparent as August progresses. The area remains drenched in sunlight, perpetuating the brilliance of the city's natural and urban landscapes.

Temperature

August's onset in Oshakati brings a minor rise in the average high-temperature, moving from a moderately hot 26.8°C (80.2°F) in July to a tropical 30.8°C (87.4°F). Oshakati marks a considerable descent from the daytime apex, as the average temperature dips to a moderate 13.8°C (56.8°F) at night throughout August.

Humidity

In Oshakati, the average relative humidity in August is 21%.

Rainfall

May through August are months without rainfall.

Daylight

In Oshakati, Namibia, the average length of the day in August is 11h and 32min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 07:23 and sunset at 18:43. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 07:04 and sunset at 18:50 CAT.

Sunshine

The months with the most sunshine are August and September, with an average of 10h of sunshine.

UV index

In Oshakati, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in August transforms into the following instructions:
Embrace precautions and observe sun safety norms. Evasion of sunburn is a necessity. The time between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. is when UV radiation is at its peak. Limit exposure to direct sunlight during these hours. Sun protection is enhanced with clothing that boasts a tight weave yet offers a loose fit.
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Frequently asked questions

How hot does it get in Oshakati in August?

In August, in Oshakati, the average high-temperature is 30.8°C (87.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 13.8°C (56.8°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in April is calculated to be 31°C (87.8°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Oshakati?

In August, the average relative humidity in Oshakati, Namibia, is 21%.

What is the driest month in Oshakati?

May through August are months without rainfall in Oshakati, Namibia.

Does it rain in Oshakati in August?

In Oshakati, in August, it doesn't rain. In September, it rains.

How many hours of daylight does Oshakati have in August?

In August, the average day length in Oshakati is 11h and 32min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Oshakati?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 07:23 and sunset at 18:43. On the last day of the month, in Oshakati, Namibia, sunrise is at 07:04 and sunset at 18:50 CAT.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Oshakati?

August and September, with an average of 10h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Oshakati have in August?

In August, the average sunshine duration in Oshakati, Namibia, is 10h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Oshakati?

In Oshakati, Namibia, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Oshakati, Namibia

Average temperature in August - Oshakati, Namibia
  • Average high temperature in August: 30.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (35.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is June (26.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 13.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (23.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (11.3°C).

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Average pressure in August
Oshakati, Namibia

Average pressure in August - Oshakati, Namibia
  • Average pressure in August: 1015.8mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1018.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is December (1009.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Oshakati, Namibia

Average wind speed in August - Oshakati, Namibia
  • Average wind speed in August: 11.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (13.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is February (9.4km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Oshakati, Namibia

Average humidity in August - Oshakati, Namibia
  • Average humidity in August: 21%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (55%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (18%).

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Average rainfall in August
Oshakati, Namibia

Average rainfall in August - Oshakati, Namibia
  • Average rainfall in August: 0mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (83mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are May, June, July and August (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Oshakati, Namibia

Average rainfall days in August - Oshakati, Namibia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (20 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Oshakati, Namibia

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Oshakati, Namibia
  • Average daylight in August: 11h and 3min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 0min

The months with the most sunshine are August and September (Average sunshine: 10h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 9h and 12min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Oshakati, Namibia

Average sunshine days in August - Oshakati, Namibia
  • Average sunshine days in August: 30.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (31 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (10 days).

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Average UV index in August
Oshakati, Namibia

Average UV index in August - Oshakati, Namibia
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The months with the highest UV index are January, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in August
Oshakati, Namibia

Average cloud cover in August - Oshakati, Namibia
  • Average cloud cover in August: 1

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 28).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 1).

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Average visibility in August
Oshakati, Namibia

Average visibility in August - Oshakati, Namibia
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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