August weather forecast and climate
Penhascoso, Portugal

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Penhascoso, is another hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 32.7°C (90.9°F) and an average low of 15.7°C (60.3°F).

Temperature

August is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 32.7°C (90.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 15.7°C (60.3°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is evaluated at a sweltering 37.1°C (98.8°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
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 a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (metabolic differences, wind, 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.
The human body cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

August is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 55%.

Rainfall

July and August are months with the least rain when the rain falls for 1.6 days and typically aggregates up to 3mm (0.12") of rain.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13.7h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Penhascoso, Portugal, is 11.4h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays 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 warmest month in Penhascoso?

The warmest month in Penhascoso, Portugal, is August, with an average high-temperature of 32.7°C (90.9°F) and an average low-temperature of 15.7°C (60.3°F).

What is the temperature in August in Penhascoso?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 32.7°C (90.9°F), while the average low-temperature is 15.7°C (60.3°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that combines relative humidity and air temperature, in August is appraised at 37.1°C (98.8°F).

What is the least humid month in Penhascoso?

The least humid month in Penhascoso is August, with an average relative humidity of 55%.

What is the average humidity in August in Penhascoso?

In August, the average relative humidity in Penhascoso is 55%.

How much does it rain in Penhascoso in August?

In August, the rain falls for 1.6 days. Throughout August, 3mm (0.12") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the driest month in Penhascoso?

Months with the least rainfall in Penhascoso, Portugal, are July and August Rain falls for 1.6 days and accumulates 3mm (0.12") of rain.

What is the average length of the day in August in Penhascoso?

The average length of the day in August is 13.7h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Penhascoso?

The average sunshine in August in Penhascoso is 11.4h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Penhascoso?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Penhascoso, Portugal.

What is the UV index reading in August in Penhascoso?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Penhascoso is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Penhascoso, Portugal

Average temperature in August - Penhascoso, Portugal
  • Average high temperature in August: 32.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (32.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (13.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 15.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (15.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (5.7°C).

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Average pressure in August
Penhascoso, Portugal

Average pressure in August - Penhascoso, Portugal
  • Average pressure in August: 1015.9mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is December (1022.8mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1015.3mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Penhascoso, Portugal

Average wind speed in August - Penhascoso, Portugal
  • Average wind speed in August: 11.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (12.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (9.8km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Penhascoso, Portugal

Average humidity in August - Penhascoso, Portugal
  • Average humidity in August: 55%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (55%).

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Average rainfall in August
Penhascoso, Portugal

Average rainfall in August - Penhascoso, Portugal
  • Average rainfall in August: 3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (50mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are July and August (3mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Penhascoso, Portugal

Average rainfall days in August - Penhascoso, Portugal
  • Average rainfall days in August: 1.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (11.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (1.6 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Penhascoso, Portugal

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Penhascoso, Portugal
  • Average daylight in August: 13.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Penhascoso, Portugal

Average sunshine days in August - Penhascoso, Portugal
  • Average sunshine days in August: 28.7 days

Months with the most sunshine days are July and August (28.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is November (17.9 days).

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Average UV index in August
Penhascoso, Portugal

Average UV index in August - Penhascoso, Portugal
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in August
Penhascoso, Portugal

Average cloud cover in August - Penhascoso, Portugal
  • Average cloud cover in August: 13

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 43).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 12).

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Average visibility in August
Penhascoso, Portugal

Average visibility in August - Penhascoso, Portugal
  • Average visibility in August: 9km

The month with the highest visibility is June (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (8km).

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