August weather forecast
Managua, Nicaragua

An ancient building in the Central Square in Managua, Nicaragua
An ancient building in the Central Square in Managua, Nicaragua

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Managua, is also a hot month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 23.5°C (74.3°F) and 31.2°C (88.2°F).

Temperature

In Managua, the average high-temperature in August is essentially the same as in July - a still tropical 31.2°C (88.2°F). The average low-temperature, in Managua, Nicaragua, is 23.5°C (74.3°F).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a blistering 42°C (107.6°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (wind, pregnancy, clothing), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
The human body cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 80%.

Rainfall

In Managua, during August, the rain falls for 24.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 192mm (7.56") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 203.8 rainfall days, and 1319mm (51.93") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August in Managua, Nicaragua, is 12h and 31min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:31 and sunset at 18:10. On the last day of August, in Managua, sunrise is at 05:34 and sunset at 17:56 CST.

Sunshine

In Managua, the average sunshine in August is 9.9h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Managua are January through September, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Managua?

In August, in Managua, Nicaragua, the average high-temperature is 31.2°C (88.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.5°C (74.3°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in August is appraised at 42°C (107.6°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Managua?

In Managua, the average relative humidity in August is 80%.

How many days does it rain in August in Managua?

In Managua, Nicaragua, in August, during 24.3 rainfall days, 192mm (7.56") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in August in Managua?

In Managua, the average day length in August is 12h and 31min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Managua?

On the first day of August, sunrise is at 05:31 and sunset at 18:10. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:34 and sunset at 17:56 CST.

How long on average sun shines in August in Managua?

In Managua, Nicaragua, the average sunshine duration in August is 9.9h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Managua?

The months with the highest UV index in Managua are January through September, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index reading in August in Managua?

In Managua, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Managua, Nicaragua

Average temperature in August - Managua, Nicaragua
  • Average high temperature in August: 31.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (34.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (29.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 23.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (25.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.4°C).

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Average pressure in August
Managua, Nicaragua

Average pressure in August - Managua, Nicaragua
  • Average pressure in August: 1011.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1012.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1010.6mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Managua, Nicaragua

Average wind speed in August - Managua, Nicaragua
  • Average wind speed in August: 10.3km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (17.7km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (7.1km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Managua, Nicaragua

Average humidity in August - Managua, Nicaragua
  • Average humidity in August: 80%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (86%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are March and April (59%).

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Average rainfall in August
Managua, Nicaragua

Average rainfall in August - Managua, Nicaragua
  • Average rainfall in August: 192mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (317mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (2mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Managua, Nicaragua

Average rainfall days in August - Managua, Nicaragua
  • Average rainfall days in August: 24.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (29.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (2.8 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Managua, Nicaragua

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Managua, Nicaragua
  • Average daylight in August: 12h and 31min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 50min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 26min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9h and 54min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Managua, Nicaragua

Average sunshine days in August - Managua, Nicaragua
  • Average sunshine days in August: 5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (26.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is October (1.1 days).

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Average UV index in August
Managua, Nicaragua

Average UV index in August - Managua, Nicaragua
  • Average UV index in August: 7

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, November and December (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is October (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in August
Managua, Nicaragua

Average cloud cover in August - Managua, Nicaragua
  • Average cloud cover in August: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 16).

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Average visibility in August
Managua, Nicaragua

Average visibility in August - Managua, Nicaragua
  • Average visibility in August: 9km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are September and October (8km).

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