August weather forecast and climate
Jos, Nigeria

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Jos, is another warm month, with average temperature fluctuating between 25.1°C (77.2°F) and 18.3°C (64.9°F).

Temperature

The coldest month is August, with an average high-temperature of 25.1°C (77.2°F) and an average low-temperature of 18.3°C (64.9°F).

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 87%, August is the most humid month.

Rainfall

In August, in Jos, the rain falls for 30.2 days. Throughout August, 272mm (10.71") of precipitation is accumulated. In Jos, during the entire year, the rain falls for 177.3 days and collects up to 1233mm (48.54") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 12.4h.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine is August, with an average of 7h of sunshine.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Jos is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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 coldest month in Jos?

The coldest month is August, with an average high-temperature of 25.1°C (77.2°F) and an average low-temperature of 18.3°C (64.9°F).

What is the most humid month in Jos?

August is the most humid month in Jos, with an average relative humidity of 87%.

What is the average humidity in August in Jos?

In August, the average relative humidity in Jos, Nigeria, is 87%.

How many days does it rain in August in Jos?

In August, the rain falls for 30.2 days. Throughout August, 272mm (10.71") of precipitation is accumulated.

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

In Jos, Nigeria, the average length of the day in August is 12.4h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Jos?

August has the least sunshine of the year in Jos, with an average of 7h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in August in Jos?

In August, the average sunshine is 7h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Jos?

In Jos, Nigeria, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Jos, Nigeria

Average temperature in August - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in August: 25.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (34.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (25.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 18.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (21.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (14.2°C).

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Average pressure in August
Jos, Nigeria

Average pressure in August - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average pressure in August: 1012.8mbar

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are July and August (1012.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1008.8mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Jos, Nigeria

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is December (10.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (5.7km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Jos, Nigeria

Average humidity in August - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average humidity in August: 87%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (87%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (22%).

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Average rainfall in August
Jos, Nigeria

Average rainfall in August - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in August: 272mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (284mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, November and December (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Jos, Nigeria

Average rainfall days in August - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in August: 30.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (30.5 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January and December (0.1 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Jos, Nigeria

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in August: 12.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.7h).
Months with the shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 7h

Months with the most sunshine are January and December (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 7h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Jos, Nigeria

Average sunshine days in August - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average sunshine days in August: 0.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (30.8 days).
Months with the least sunshine days are June, July and August (0.2 days).

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Average UV index in August
Jos, Nigeria

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

Months with the highest UV index are March and April (UV index 7).
The month with the lowest UV index is July (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in August
Jos, Nigeria

Average cloud cover in August - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average cloud cover in August: 56

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 56).
Months with the least cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 2).

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Average visibility in August
Jos, Nigeria

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

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, November and December (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is August (7km).

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