August weather forecast
Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Weather in August

August, the last month of the winter in Alotau, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature varying between 23.3°C (73.9°F) and 26.2°C (79.2°F).

Temperature

In Alotau, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - a still warm 26.2°C (79.2°F). In Alotau, in August, the average low-temperature is 23.3°C (73.9°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August is 82%.

Rainfall

In Alotau, in August, during 15.4 rainfall days, 70mm (2.76") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 235.8 rainfall days, and 1249mm (49.17") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

July through September, with an average sea temperature of 26°C (78.8°F), are months with the coldest seawater.
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In Alotau, the average length of the day in August is 11h and 47min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 06:14 and sunset at 17:54. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:01 and sunset at 17:55 +10.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 5.8h.

UV index

May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Alotau. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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 average humidity in August in Alotau?

The average relative humidity in August in Alotau, Papua New Guinea, is 82%.

How many days does it rain in August in Alotau?

In Alotau, during August, the rain falls for 15.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 70mm (2.76") of precipitation.

When is the sea coldest in Alotau?

The months with the coldest seawater in Alotau, Papua New Guinea, are July through September, with an average sea temperature of 26°C (78.8°F).

How warm is the water in August in Alotau?

In Alotau, the average seawater temperature in August is 26°C (78.8°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does Alotau have in August?

In Alotau, Papua New Guinea, the average day length in August is 11h and 47min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Alotau?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:14 and sunset at 17:54. On the last day of the month, in Alotau, sunrise is at 06:01 and sunset at 17:55 +10.

How long on average sun shines in August in Alotau?

The average sunshine duration in August in Alotau, Papua New Guinea, is 5.8h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Alotau?

The months with the lowest UV index in Alotau are May through September, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

How high is the UV index in August in Alotau?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Average temperature in August - Alotau, Papua New Guinea
  • Average high temperature in August: 26.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (29.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (25.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 23.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (25.6°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and August (23.3°C).

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Average pressure in August
Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Average pressure in August - Alotau, Papua New Guinea
  • Average pressure in August: 1012.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is August (1012.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1007.2mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Average wind speed in August - Alotau, Papua New Guinea
  • Average wind speed in August: 12.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (13.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is February (6.7km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Average humidity in August - Alotau, Papua New Guinea
  • Average humidity in August: 82%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (77%).

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Average rainfall in August
Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Average rainfall in August - Alotau, Papua New Guinea
  • Average rainfall in August: 70mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (163mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (66mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Average rainfall days in August - Alotau, Papua New Guinea
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (23.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (15.4 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Average sea temperature in August - Alotau, Papua New Guinea
  • Average sea temperature in August: 26°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, February, March, April and December (29°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August and September (26°C).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Alotau, Papua New Guinea
  • Average daylight in August: 11h and 47min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 43min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 32min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 5h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 10h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 5h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Average sunshine days in August - Alotau, Papua New Guinea
  • Average sunshine days in August: 11.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (11.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (5.9 days).

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Average UV index in August
Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Average UV index in August - Alotau, Papua New Guinea
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, October, November and December (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are May, June, July, August and September (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in August
Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Average cloud cover in August - Alotau, Papua New Guinea
  • Average cloud cover in August: 42

The months with the most cloud cover are June and July (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 34).

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Average visibility in August
Alotau, Papua New Guinea

Average visibility in August - Alotau, Papua New Guinea
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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