August weather forecast
Lifou Island, New Caledonia

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Palm trees and a dense, green, scenic forest in the beautiful holiday spot in Lifou Island, New Caledonia
Palm trees and a dense, green, scenic forest in the beautiful holiday spot in Lifou Island, New Caledonia

Weather in August

August is notably dry with only 92mm (3.62") rainfall, the least throughout the year. Temperatures remain consistent with July, sustaining from 15°C (59°F) to 24°C (75.2°F). The sea temperature holds steady at 24°C (75.2°F), just as in July, making it quite an enjoyable time for water sports enthusiasts. August's longer daylight hours lead to just over 11.4 hours of sunlight, providing plenty of opportunities for sightseeing and sunbathing.

Temperature

July and August are known as Lifou Island's coldest months, with an average high-temperature of 24°C (75.2°F).

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout August, 92mm (3.62") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Lifou Island, there are 188 rainfall days, and 1671mm (65.79") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

July through September, with an average sea temperature of 24°C (75.2°F), are months with the coldest seawater.
Note: Imagine a swim in 24°C (75.2°F) waters. How you'd feel depends on your cold sensitivity, the sun's rays, the caress of the wind, and the warmth enveloping you. Comparatively, Olympic swimmers train in waters between 25°C (77°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 11h and 25min.
On the first day of August in Lifou Island, sunrise is at 06:22 and sunset at 17:32. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:00 and sunset at 17:41 +11.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Lifou Island is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 8 translates into the following recommendations:
Always stay safe. Unprotected skin and eyes can get damaged rapidly. Remember that UV radiation from the Sun is strongest between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Make an effort to limit direct sun exposure during this time. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Stay vigilant! UV rays get a boost in intensity due to sand and water reflections.
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Frequently asked questions

What is the coldest month in Lifou Island?

July and August in Lifou Island, New Caledonia, are characterised by lowest temperatures, with an average high of 24°C (75.2°F).

What are August temperatures in Lifou Island?

The high-temperature in Lifou Island, New Caledonia, during August is 24°C (75.2°F) and the low-temperature is 15°C (59°F).

How much does it rain in Lifou Island in August?

In Lifou Island, New Caledonia, in August, during 14 rainfall days, 92mm (3.62") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What months are the sea coldest in Lifou Island?

July through September, with an average sea temperature of 24°C (75.2°F), are months with the coldest seawater.

How warm is the water in August in Lifou Island?

In Lifou Island, the average seawater temperature in August is 24°C (75.2°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 24°C (75.2°F) water.

How many hours of daylight does Lifou Island have in August?

In Lifou Island, the average day length in August is 11h and 25min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Lifou Island?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:22 and sunset at 17:32. On the last day of the month, in Lifou Island, sunrise is at 06:00 and sunset at 17:41 +11.

How many hours of sunshine does Lifou Island have in August?

In August, the average sunshine duration in Lifou Island is 7h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Lifou Island?

In Lifou Island, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Lifou Island, New Caledonia

Average temperature in August - Lifou Island, New Caledonia
  • Average high temperature in August: 24°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February, March and December (29°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (24°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 15°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (23°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and August (15°C).

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Average rainfall in August
Lifou Island, New Caledonia

Average rainfall in August - Lifou Island, New Caledonia
  • Average rainfall in August: 92mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (258mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (63mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Lifou Island, New Caledonia

Average rainfall days in August - Lifou Island, New Caledonia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 14 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (21 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (11 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Lifou Island, New Caledonia

Average sea temperature in August - Lifou Island, New Caledonia
  • Average sea temperature in August: 24°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are February and March (28°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August and September (24°C).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Lifou Island, New Caledonia

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Lifou Island, New Caledonia
  • Average daylight in August: 11h and 2min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 7h

The months with the most sunshine are October, November and December (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5h).

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Average UV index in August
Lifou Island, New Caledonia

Average UV index in August - Lifou Island, New Caledonia
  • Average UV index in August: 8

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).

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Lifou Island, New Caledonia

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