Noumea
New Caledonia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Noumea, New Caledonia

A beautiful shore park in Noumea, New Caledonia, with a view of the clear calm waters and a distant island
A beautiful shore park in Noumea, New Caledonia, with a view of the clear calm waters and a distant island
August, the last month of the winter, in Noumea, is also an agreeable month, with average temperature fluctuating between 17.6°C (63.7°F) and 20.7°C (69.3°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still agreeable 20.7°C (69.3°F). The average low-temperature, in Noumea, is 17.6°C (63.7°F).

Humidity

Months with the lowest humidity in Noumea are July and August, with an average relative humidity of 77%.

Rainfall

In Noumea, New Caledonia, it is raining for 15.4 days, with typically 44mm (1.73") of accumulated precipitation. In Noumea, during the entire year, the rain falls for 224.5 days and collects up to 774mm (30.47") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

August and September, with an average sea temperature of 22.8°C (73°F), are months with the coldest 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 22.8°C (73°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in Noumea is 11.4h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 5.9h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index are May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in August in Noumea?

In Noumea, in August, the average high-temperature is 20.7°C (69.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 17.6°C (63.7°F).

What is the least humid month in Noumea?

July and August, with an average relative humidity of 77%, are the least humid months in Noumea, New Caledonia.

What is the average humidity in August in Noumea?

The average relative humidity in August in Noumea, New Caledonia, is 77%.

How many days does it rain in August in Noumea?

In Noumea, New Caledonia, in August, it is raining for 15.4 days, with typically 44mm (1.73") of accumulated precipitation.

What months are the sea coldest in Noumea?

August and September, with an average sea temperature of 22.8°C (73°F), are months with the coldest seawater.

How warm is the water in August in Noumea?

In Noumea, in August, the average water temperature is 22.8°C (73°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 22.8°C (73°F).

How many hours of daylight does Noumea have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Noumea, New Caledonia, is 11.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Noumea have in August?

The average sunshine in August is 5.9h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Noumea?

Months with the lowest UV index are May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Noumea?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Noumea is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average high temperature in August: 20.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (26.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (20.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 17.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (23.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (17.6°C).

Average humidity in August - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average humidity in August: 77%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and March (83%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (77%).

Average rainfall in August - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average rainfall in August: 44mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (134mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (29mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (23.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (14.3 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average sea temperature in August: 22.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (27.5°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (22.8°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average daylight in August: 11.4h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.5h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 5.9h

The month with most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are April, May, June and July (Average sunshine: 5.7).

Average UV index in August - Noumea, New Caledonia
  • Average UV index in August: 5

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, October, November and December (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 5).