Saipan
Northern Mariana Islands, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, USA

Beautiful clear waters and white sandy beaches around the stunning Bird Island in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands
Beautiful clear waters and white sandy beaches around the stunning Bird Island in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands
August, the last month of the summer, in Saipan, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 84°F (28.9°C) and 75.2°F (24°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature remains equal as in July - a still moderately hot 84°F (28.9°C). The average low-temperature, is 75.2°F (24°C).

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 21 days and accumulates 12.4" (315.5mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

June through November, with an average ocean temperature of 84.2°F (29°C), are months with the warmest seawater. Water temperature between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Saipan is 12.6h.

Sunshine

August through December, with an average of 5h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands.

UV index

February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
In August, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in August in Saipan?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Saipan, is 84°F (28.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 75.2°F (24°C).

How many days does it rain in August in Saipan?

In Saipan, during August, the rain falls for 21 days and regularly aggregates up to 12.4" (315.5mm) of precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Saipan?

The month with the most rainfall in Saipan is August when the rain falls for 21 days and typically aggregates up to 12.4" (315.5mm) of precipitation.

What are the months with the warmest ocean in Saipan?

June through November, with an average ocean temperature of 84.2°F (29°C), are months with the warmest seawater in Saipan. For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How warm is the water in August in Saipan?

In Saipan, the average seawater temperature in August is 84.2°F (29°C). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does Saipan have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Saipan is 12.6h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Saipan?

Months with the least sunshine are August through December, with an average of 5h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Saipan have in August?

In August, the average sunshine is 5h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Saipan?

Months with the highest UV index in Saipan are February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Saipan?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Saipan is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, USA
  • Average high temperature in August: 28.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (29.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (26.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 24°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (24.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (22.7°C).

Average rainfall in August - Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, USA
  • Average rainfall in August: 315.5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (315.5mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (61mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, USA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 21 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (23 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (17 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, USA
  • Average sea temperature in August: 29°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are June, July, August, September, October and November (29°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (27°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, USA
  • Average daylight in August: 12.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.2h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 5h

Months with most sunshine are March, April, May and June (Average sunshine: 7h).
Months with least sunshine are August, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in August - Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, USA
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are November and December (UV index 9).