Kingston
Norfolk Island
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Kingston, Norfolk Island

A view of the old abandoned town of Kingston in Norfolk Island, with the sea and far view of islands
A view of the old abandoned town of Kingston in Norfolk Island, with the sea and far view of islands
August, the last month of the winter, in Kingston, is another comfortable month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 18°C (64.4°F) and an average low of 13°C (55.4°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 18°C (64.4°F).

Rainfall

In Kingston, during August, the rain falls for 19 days and regularly aggregates up to 137mm (5.4") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Kingston, there are 190 rainfall days, and 1334mm (52.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

The month with the coldest seawater in Kingston, Norfolk Island, is August, with an average sea temperature of 18.8°C (65.8°F). Swimming in 18.8°C (65.8°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in Kingston is 11.1h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Kingston is 7h.

UV index

In Kingston, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
In August, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 are the coldest months in Kingston?

The coldest months are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 18°C (64.4°F).

What is the temperature in August in Kingston?

In August, in Kingston, Norfolk Island, the average high-temperature is 18°C (64.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 13°C (55.4°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Kingston?

In Kingston, Norfolk Island, in August, during 19 rainfall days, 137mm (5.4") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What month is the sea coldest in Kingston?

The month with the coldest seawater is August, with an average sea temperature of 18.8°C (65.8°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 18.8°C (65.8°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

What is the sea water temperature in August in Kingston?

In August, the average sea temperature in Kingston is 18.8°C (65.8°F). For most, swimming in 18.8°C (65.8°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

How many hours of daylight does Kingston have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Kingston is 11.1h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Kingston?

In August, the average sunshine is 7h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Kingston?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Kingston is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average high temperature in August: 18°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (26°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (18°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 13°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (20°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (13°C).

Average rainfall in August - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average rainfall in August: 137mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (155mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is November (66mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average rainfall days in August: 19 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, November and December (12 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average sea temperature in August: 18.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (23.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (18.8°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average daylight in August: 11.1h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.3h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 7h

Months with most sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in August - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average UV index in August: 5

Months with the highest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 3).