Jos
Nigeria
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Jos, Nigeria

August, the last month of the summer, in Jos, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between max 24.7°C (76.5°F) and min 17.2°C (63°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 24.7°C (76.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 17.2°C (63°F), August is the coldest month.

Rainfall

In August, in Jos, the rain falls for 19 days. Throughout August, 280mm (11") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Jos, there are 92 rainfall days, and 1324mm (52.1") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are July and August, with an average of 5h of sunshine.

UV index

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Jos. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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.

What is the coldest month in Jos?

With an average high-temperature of 24.7°C (76.5°F) and an average low-temperature of 17.2°C (63°F), August is the coldest month in Jos, Nigeria.

What is the temperature in August in Jos?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Jos, is 24.7°C (76.5°F), while the average low-temperature is 17.2°C (63°F).

How much does it rain in Jos in August?

In Jos, Nigeria, in August, during 19 rainfall days, 280mm (11") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Jos have in August?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Jos?

July and August, with an average of 5h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Jos, Nigeria.

How many hours of sunshine does Jos have in August?

In Jos, Nigeria, the average sunshine in August is 5h.

When is the highest UV index in Jos?

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Jos, Nigeria.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Jos?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Jos, Nigeria, is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in August: 24.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (31.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (24.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 17.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (19.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.9°C).

Average rainfall in August - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in August: 280mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (298mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (0mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in August: 19 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (20 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, February, November and December (0 days).

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 shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 5h

Months with most sunshine are January, February, November and December (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in August - Jos, Nigeria
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).