Ouvéa Island
New Caledonia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia

The natural iconic Lekiny
The natural iconic Lekiny's Cliffs located in the Loyalty Islands in Quvea Island, New Caledonia
The last month of the winter, August, is another warm month in Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia, with average temperature ranging between max 24°C (75.2°F) and min 15°C (59°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 24°C (75.2°F).

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 13 days. Throughout August, 89mm (3.5") of precipitation is accumulated. In Ouvéa Island, during the entire year, the rain falls for 181 days and collects up to 1684mm (66.3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

July through September, with an average sea temperature of 24°C (75.2°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia.
Note: A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 24°C (75.2°F) water. (FYI: The Olympic swimming competition requires a water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Ouvéa Island is 7h.

UV index

In Ouvéa Island, the average daily maximum UV index is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 8 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in Ouvéa Island?

July and August, with an average high-temperature of 24°C (75.2°F), are the coldest months in Ouvéa Island.

What is the temperature in August in Ouvéa Island?

In Ouvéa Island, in August, the average high-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 15°C (59°F).

How much does it rain in Ouvéa Island in August?

In Ouvéa Island, in August, during 13 rainfall days, 89mm (3.5") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What months are the sea coldest in Ouvéa Island?

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

What is the water temperature in August in Ouvéa Island?

In August, the average sea temperature is 24°C (75.2°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 24°C (75.2°F).

What is the average length of the day in August in Ouvéa Island?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Ouvéa Island?

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Ouvéa Island?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Ouvéa Island is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia
  • Average high temperature in August: 24°C

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

  • Average low temperature in August: 15°C

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

Average rainfall in August - Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia
  • Average rainfall in August: 89mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (260mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (63mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (20 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September and October (11 days).

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

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

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

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.4h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 7h

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

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

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