August weather forecast
Maitama, Nigeria

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Maitama, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 21.2°C (70.2°F) and an average high of 27.7°C (81.9°F).

Temperature

August is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 27.7°C (81.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 21.2°C (70.2°F).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a hot 32.5°C (90.5°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. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like activity, wind, pregnancy, and differences in body mass, height, and shape affect individual temperature impact. 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. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

The most humid month is August, with an average relative humidity of 88%.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall in Maitama. Rain falls for 28.2 days and accumulates 228mm (8.98") of precipitation.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

With an average of 5.6h of sunshine, August has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

With an average maximum UV index of 5, August is the month with the lowest UV index in Maitama. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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 Maitama?

The coldest month in Maitama, Nigeria, is August, with an average high-temperature of 27.7°C (81.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 21.2°C (70.2°F).

What is the temperature in August in Maitama?

In Maitama, in August, the average high-temperature is 27.7°C (81.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.2°C (70.2°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, in August is appraised at 32.5°C (90.5°F).

What is the most humid month in Maitama?

August is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 88%.

What is the average humidity in August in Maitama?

In August, the average relative humidity in Maitama, Nigeria, is 88%.

What is the rainiest month in Maitama?

The month with the most rainfall in Maitama is August when the rain falls for 28.2 days and typically aggregates up to 228mm (8.98") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Maitama in August?

In Maitama, in August, it is raining for 28.2 days, with typically 228mm (8.98") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Maitama have in August?

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

What is the month with the least sunshine in Maitama?

August has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 5.6h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Maitama have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Maitama is 5.6h.

When is the lowest UV index in Maitama?

The month with the lowest UV index in Maitama, Nigeria, is August, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

How high is the UV index in August in Maitama?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Maitama, Nigeria, is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Maitama, Nigeria

Average temperature in August - Maitama, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in August: 27.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (38.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (27.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 21.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (25.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.8°C).

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Average pressure in August
Maitama, Nigeria

Average pressure in August - Maitama, Nigeria
  • Average pressure in August: 1012.9mbar

Months with the highest atmospheric pressure are July and August (1012.9mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is March (1008.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Maitama, Nigeria

Average wind speed in August - Maitama, Nigeria
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (7km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (4.4km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Maitama, Nigeria

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (24%).

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Average rainfall in August
Maitama, Nigeria

Average rainfall in August - Maitama, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in August: 228mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (228mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Maitama, Nigeria

Average rainfall days in August - Maitama, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in August: 28.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (28.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (0.2 days).

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

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

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 5.6h

Months with the most sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 5.6h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Maitama, Nigeria

Average sunshine days in August - Maitama, Nigeria
  • Average sunshine days in August: 1.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (30.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (1.9 days).

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Average UV index in August
Maitama, Nigeria

Average UV index in August - Maitama, Nigeria
  • Average UV index in August: 5

Months with the highest UV index are February and March (UV index 8).
The month with the lowest UV index is August (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in August
Maitama, Nigeria

Average cloud cover in August - Maitama, Nigeria
  • Average cloud cover in August: 65

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 65).
Months with the least cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 3).

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Average visibility in August
Maitama, Nigeria

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

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

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