August weather forecast
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, with temperature in the range of an average high of 26.9°C (80.4°F) and an average low of 21.8°C (71.2°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still moderately hot 26.9°C (80.4°F). In Port Harcourt, the average low-temperature is 21.8°C (71.2°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August is 87%.

Rainfall

In August, in Port Harcourt, the rain falls for 30.1 days. Throughout August, 256mm (10.08") of precipitation is accumulated. In Port Harcourt, during the entire year, the rain falls for 310.7 days and collects up to 2138mm (84.17") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

August is the month with the coldest seawater, with an average sea temperature of 26.1°C (79°F).
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 12h and 16min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:28 and sunset at 18:48. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 06:25 and sunset at 18:38 WAT.

Sunshine

The month with the least sunshine in Port Harcourt is August, with an average of 3.4h of sunshine.

UV index

July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Port Harcourt?

In Port Harcourt, in August, the average high-temperature is 26.9°C (80.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.8°C (71.2°F). in June, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, is evaluated at 33°C (91.4°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Port Harcourt?

In August, the average relative humidity in Port Harcourt is 87%.

How much does it rain in Port Harcourt in August?

In Port Harcourt, Nigeria, in August, it is raining for 30.1 days, with typically 256mm (10.08") of accumulated precipitation.

When is the sea coldest in Port Harcourt?

With an average sea temperature of 26.1°C (79°F), August is the month with the coldest seawater in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

What is the water temperature in August in Port Harcourt?

In August, the average sea temperature in Port Harcourt is 26.1°C (79°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

What is the average length of the day in August in Port Harcourt?

In Port Harcourt, the average day length in August is 12h and 16min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Port Harcourt?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:28 and sunset at 18:48. On the last day of the month, in Port Harcourt, sunrise is at 06:25 and sunset at 18:38 WAT.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Port Harcourt?

The month with the least sunshine is August, with an average of 3.4h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in August in Port Harcourt?

The average sunshine duration in August is 3.4h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Port Harcourt?

The months with the lowest UV index in Port Harcourt are July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

How high is the UV index in August in Port Harcourt?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Average temperature in August - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average high temperature in August: 26.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (32.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (26.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 21.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (24.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (21.8°C).

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Average pressure in August
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Average pressure in August - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average pressure in August: 1013.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1013.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1009.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Average wind speed in August - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average wind speed in August: 9.6km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is August (9.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (6.3km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Average humidity in August - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average humidity in August: 87%

The months with the highest relative humidity are July and September (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (70%).

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Average rainfall in August
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Average rainfall in August - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall in August: 256mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (293mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (45mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Average rainfall days in August - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average rainfall days in August: 30.1 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are August and October (30.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (14.9 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Average sea temperature in August - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average sea temperature in August: 26.1°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is April (28.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (26.1°C).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average daylight in August: 12h and 16min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 51min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 3h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 9h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 3h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Average sunshine days in August - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average sunshine days in August: 0.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (15.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is September (0.2 days).

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Average UV index in August
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Average UV index in August - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average UV index in August: 5

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, April, November and December (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are July and August (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in August
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Average cloud cover in August - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average cloud cover in August: 78

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 78).
The months with the least cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 26).

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Average visibility in August
Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Average visibility in August - Port Harcourt, Nigeria
  • Average visibility in August: 7km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April and December (9km).
The months with the lowest visibility are July, August, September and October (7km).

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