August weather forecast and climate
Al Ghanim, Qatar

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another extremely hot month in Al Ghanim, Qatar, with temperature in the range of an average low of 32.8°C (91°F) and an average high of 40.1°C (104.2°F).

Temperature

In Al Ghanim, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still blistering 40.1°C (104.2°F). In August, in Al Ghanim, the average low-temperature is 32.8°C (91°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is evaluated at a blazing hot 54.4°C (129.9°F). These weather conditions are considered as extremely dangerous, as heatstroke is imminent.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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 'real feel', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing). 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. When the relative humidity is high, the evaporation rate is reduced. The warmth is removed from the body at a lower rate, causing the body to retain more heat than it would in dry air. If the body can not disperse the excessive heat and body temperature reaches conditions of hyperthermia, above 37.5°C (99.5°F) to 38.3°C (100.9°F), thermal conditions are potentially life-threatening.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Al Ghanim is 49%.

Rainfall

June through September are months without rainfall.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Al Ghanim is 13h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Al Ghanim, Qatar, is 11.9h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 9, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 9 interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Al Ghanim?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 40.1°C (104.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 32.8°C (91°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, is evaluated at 54.4°C (129.9°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Al Ghanim?

The average relative humidity in August in Al Ghanim, Qatar, is 49%.

What is the driest month in Al Ghanim?

June through September are months without rainfall.

How many hours of daylight does Al Ghanim have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Al Ghanim is 13h.

How many hours of sunshine does Al Ghanim have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Al Ghanim is 11.9h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Al Ghanim?

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 9, are months with the highest UV index in Al Ghanim.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Al Ghanim?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Al Ghanim is 9. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Al Ghanim, Qatar

Average temperature in August - Al Ghanim, Qatar
  • Average high temperature in August: 40.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (40.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (22°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 32.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (33°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.2°C).

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Average pressure in August
Al Ghanim, Qatar

Average pressure in August - Al Ghanim, Qatar
  • Average pressure in August: 999mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1018.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (996.9mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Al Ghanim, Qatar

Average wind speed in August - Al Ghanim, Qatar
  • Average wind speed in August: 14.6km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (20.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (14.1km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Al Ghanim, Qatar

Average humidity in August - Al Ghanim, Qatar
  • Average humidity in August: 49%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (60%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (36%).

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Average rainfall in August
Al Ghanim, Qatar

Average rainfall in August - Al Ghanim, Qatar
  • Average rainfall in August: 0mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (13mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are June, July, August and September (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Al Ghanim, Qatar

Average rainfall days in August - Al Ghanim, Qatar
  • Average rainfall days in August: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (6.3 days).
Months with the least rainy days are June, July and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Al Ghanim, Qatar

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Al Ghanim, Qatar
  • Average daylight in August: 13h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.6h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11.9h

Months with the most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 12.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7.4h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Al Ghanim, Qatar

Average sunshine days in August - Al Ghanim, Qatar
  • Average sunshine days in August: 30.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (31 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (22.3 days).

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Average UV index in August
Al Ghanim, Qatar

Average UV index in August - Al Ghanim, Qatar
  • Average UV index in August: 9

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in August
Al Ghanim, Qatar

Average cloud cover in August - Al Ghanim, Qatar
  • Average cloud cover in August: 3

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 15).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 0).

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Average visibility in August
Al Ghanim, Qatar

Average visibility in August - Al Ghanim, Qatar
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

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

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