Lima
Peru
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Lima, Peru

The last month of the winter, August, is another pleasant month in Lima, Peru, with average temperature ranging between min 14.9°C (58.8°F) and max 20°C (68°F).

Temperature

The coldest month is August, with an average high-temperature of 20°C (68°F) and an average low-temperature of 14.9°C (58.8°F).

Humidity

August and September, with an average relative humidity of 75%, are the least humid months in Lima.

Rainfall

In August, in Lima, the rain falls for 0.3 days. Throughout August, 1mm (0.04") of precipitation is accumulated. In Lima, during the entire year, the rain falls for 22.6 days and collects up to 18mm (0.71") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In August, the average sea temperature is 16.3°C (61.3°F).
Note: For most, swimming in 16.3°C (61.3°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).

Daylight

In Lima, Peru, the average length of the day in August is 11.7h.

Sunshine

In Lima, the average sunshine in August is 9.9h.

UV index

May through October, 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 the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the 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. 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 is the coldest month in Lima?

The coldest month in Lima is August, with an average high-temperature of 20°C (68°F) and an average low-temperature of 14.9°C (58.8°F).

What is the temperature in August in Lima?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Lima, Peru, is 20°C (68°F), while the average low-temperature is 14.9°C (58.8°F).

What is the least humid month in Lima?

Months with the lowest humidity are August and September, with an average relative humidity of 75%.

What is the average humidity in August in Lima?

The average relative humidity in August in Lima is 75%.

How many days does it rain in August in Lima?

In Lima, Peru, in August, it is raining for 0.3 days, with typically 1mm (0.04") of accumulated precipitation.

How cold is the water in August in Lima?

In Lima, the average seawater temperature in August is 16.3°C (61.3°F). Swimming in 16.3°C (61.3°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Lima have in August?

The average length of the day in August is 11.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Lima have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Lima, Peru, is 9.9h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Lima?

May through October, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index in Lima.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Lima?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Lima is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Lima, Peru
  • Average high temperature in August: 20°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (25.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (20°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 14.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (21.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (14.9°C).

Average humidity in August - Lima, Peru
  • Average humidity in August: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are August and September (75%).

Average rainfall in August - Lima, Peru
  • Average rainfall in August: 1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (4mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (0mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Lima, Peru
  • Average rainfall days in August: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (5.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (0.2 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Lima, Peru
  • Average sea temperature in August: 16.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (20.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is September (15.8°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Lima, Peru
  • Average daylight in August: 11.7h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.8h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9.9h

The month with the most sunshine is October (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 7.4h).

Average UV index in August - Lima, Peru
  • Average UV index in August: 5

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, November and December (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 5).