August weather forecast and climate
Las Mercedes, Paraguay

Weather in August

August, the last month of the winter, in Las Mercedes, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 27.9°C (82.2°F) and an average low of 15.8°C (60.4°F).

Temperature

In Las Mercedes, the average high-temperature in August marginally rises, from 23.3°C (73.9°F) in July, to a still warm 27.9°C (82.2°F). In Las Mercedes, the average low-temperature is 15.8°C (60.4°F).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is evaluated at 28.3°C (82.9°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, pregnancy), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 50%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall in Las Mercedes is August when the rain falls for 1.5 days and typically collects 3mm (0.12") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Las Mercedes is 11.4h.

Sunshine

In Las Mercedes, Paraguay, the average sunshine is 8.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Las Mercedes?

In Las Mercedes, Paraguay, in August, the average high-temperature is 27.9°C (82.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 15.8°C (60.4°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, is evaluated at 28.3°C (82.9°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Las Mercedes?

The average relative humidity in August is 50%.

How much does it rain in Las Mercedes in August?

In Las Mercedes, Paraguay, in August, during 1.5 rainfall days, 3mm (0.12") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the driest month in Las Mercedes?

August is the month with the least rainfall in Las Mercedes, Paraguay. Rain falls for 1.5 days and accumulates 3mm (0.12") of precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in August in Las Mercedes?

In August, the average length of the day is 11.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Las Mercedes have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Las Mercedes is 8.7h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Las Mercedes?

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

Average temperature in August
Las Mercedes, Paraguay

Average temperature in August - Las Mercedes, Paraguay
  • Average high temperature in August: 27.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (34.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is June (22.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 15.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (23.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (13.2°C).

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Average pressure in August
Las Mercedes, Paraguay

Average pressure in August - Las Mercedes, Paraguay
  • Average pressure in August: 1014.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1015.9mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is December (1006.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Las Mercedes, Paraguay

Average wind speed in August - Las Mercedes, Paraguay
  • Average wind speed in August: 12.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is October (13km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are March and April (9.4km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Las Mercedes, Paraguay

Average humidity in August - Las Mercedes, Paraguay
  • Average humidity in August: 50%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (48%).

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Average rainfall in August
Las Mercedes, Paraguay

Average rainfall in August - Las Mercedes, Paraguay
  • Average rainfall in August: 3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (84mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (3mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Las Mercedes, Paraguay

Average rainfall days in August - Las Mercedes, Paraguay
  • Average rainfall days in August: 1.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (15.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (1.5 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Las Mercedes, Paraguay

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Las Mercedes, Paraguay
  • Average daylight in August: 11.4h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.4h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8.7h

The month with the most sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with the least sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 6.4h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Las Mercedes, Paraguay

Average sunshine days in August - Las Mercedes, Paraguay
  • Average sunshine days in August: 29.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (29.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (13.7 days).

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Average UV index in August
Las Mercedes, Paraguay

Average UV index in August - Las Mercedes, Paraguay
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The month with the highest UV index is January (UV index 8).
The month with the lowest UV index is May (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in August
Las Mercedes, Paraguay

Average cloud cover in August - Las Mercedes, Paraguay
  • Average cloud cover in August: 18

The month with the most cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 18).

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Average visibility in August
Las Mercedes, Paraguay

Average visibility in August - Las Mercedes, Paraguay
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

Months with the highest visibility are August, September, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are April and May (8km).

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