August weather forecast and climate
Afikpo, Nigeria

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Afikpo, Nigeria, with average temperature ranging between min 22.7°C (72.9°F) and max 28.6°C (83.5°F).

Temperature

August is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 28.6°C (83.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 22.7°C (72.9°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is evaluated at a very hot 35.3°C (95.5°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, and metabolic differences affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, 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.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. High relative humidity reduces the evaporation rate, resulting in a lower heat removal rate from the body, causing the perception of being overheated. 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

Months with the highest humidity are July through September, with an average relative humidity of 88%.

Rainfall

In Afikpo, during August, the rain falls for 28.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 219mm (8.62") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Afikpo, Nigeria, there are 264 rainfall days, and 1367mm (53.82") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In Afikpo, the average length of the day is 12.3h.

Sunshine

With an average of 4.7h of sunshine, August has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

June through September, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Afikpo. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. 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.

What is the coldest month in Afikpo?

The coldest month is August, with an average high-temperature of 28.6°C (83.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 22.7°C (72.9°F).

What is the temperature in August in Afikpo?

In August, in Afikpo, the average high-temperature is 28.6°C (83.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.7°C (72.9°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in August is estimated at 35.3°C (95.5°F).

What are the most humid months in Afikpo?

July through September, with an average relative humidity of 88%, are most humid months.

What is the average humidity in August in Afikpo?

The average relative humidity in August in Afikpo, Nigeria, is 88%.

How many days does it rain in August in Afikpo?

In August, in Afikpo, the rain falls for 28.3 days. Throughout August, 219mm (8.62") of precipitation is accumulated.

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

In Afikpo, the average length of the day in August is 12.3h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Afikpo?

August has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 4.7h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in August in Afikpo?

In August, the average sunshine in Afikpo is 4.7h.

When is the lowest UV index in Afikpo?

June through September, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Afikpo, Nigeria.

How high is the UV index in August in Afikpo?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Afikpo, Nigeria, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Afikpo, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in August: 28.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (36.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (28.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 22.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (25.9°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July, August and September (22.7°C).

Average pressure in August - Afikpo, Nigeria
  • Average pressure in August: 1013.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1013.4mbar).
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are February and March (1009.3mbar).

Average wind speed in August - Afikpo, Nigeria
  • Average wind speed in August: 6.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (8.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (5.6km/h).

Average humidity in August - Afikpo, Nigeria
  • Average humidity in August: 88%

Months with the highest relative humidity are July, August and September (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (51%).

Average rainfall in August - Afikpo, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in August: 219mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (242mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (7mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Afikpo, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in August: 28.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (29.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (6.6 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Afikpo, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in August: 12.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with the shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 4.7h

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

Average sunshine days in August - Afikpo, Nigeria
  • Average sunshine days in August: 2.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (21 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (0.8 days).

Average UV index in August - Afikpo, Nigeria
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The month with the highest UV index is March (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are June, July, August and September (UV index 6).

Average cloud cover in August - Afikpo, Nigeria
  • Average cloud cover in August: 75

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 75).
The month with the least cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 15).

Average visibility in August - Afikpo, Nigeria
  • Average visibility in August: 7km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are July and September (6km).