Doha
Qatar
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Doha, Qatar

A night view of the lit city of Doha in Qatar, set on the incredibly scenic West Bay
A night view of the lit city of Doha in Qatar, set on the incredibly scenic West Bay
August, the last month of the summer, in Doha, is also a scorching month, with average temperature fluctuating between 40.7°C (105.3°F) and 28.9°C (84°F).

Temperature

In Doha, Qatar, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still scorching 40.7°C (105.3°F). The average low-temperature, in August, is 28.9°C (84°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a life-threatening hot 61.1°C (142°F). These weather conditions are regarded as very dangerous, as heatstroke is imminent.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (wind, clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape). 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. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. 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 is 55%.

Rainfall

June through September are months without rainfall in Doha.

Sea temperature

August is the month with the warmest seawater, with an average sea temperature of 33.9°C (93°F).
Note: For swimming, other intense water activities, temperature above 30°C (86°F) is arguably unpleasant, as the water cooling effect is missing.

Daylight

In Doha, the average length of the day is 13h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Doha, Qatar, is 10.6h.

UV index

April through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Doha, Qatar. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in August transform into the following instructions:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in August in Doha?

In Doha, Qatar, in August, the average high-temperature is 40.7°C (105.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 28.9°C (84°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in August is estimated at 61.1°C (142°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Doha?

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

What is the driest month in Doha?

In Doha, Qatar, rain does not fall in June through September.

What is the month with the warmest sea water in Doha?

The month with the warmest seawater is August, with an average sea temperature of 33.9°C (93°F).

What is the sea water temperature in August in Doha?

In August, the average sea temperature in Doha is 33.9°C (93°F). The surface water temperatures above 30°C (86°F) are arguably considered as unpleasant for swimming, and any intense water activity, as the refreshing effect of water is missing.

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

In August, the average length of the day in Doha, Qatar, is 13h.

How many hours of sunshine does Doha have in August?

In Doha, the average sunshine in August is 10.6h.

When is the highest UV index in Doha?

April through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Doha, Qatar.

What is the UV index reading in August in Doha?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Doha, Qatar
  • Average high temperature in August: 40.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (41.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (21.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 28.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (29.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (12.8°C).

Average humidity in August - Doha, Qatar
  • Average humidity in August: 55%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (71%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (41%).

Average rainfall in August - Doha, Qatar
  • Average rainfall in August: 0mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (17.1mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Doha, Qatar
  • Average rainfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is February (2.1 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Doha, Qatar
  • Average sea temperature in August: 33.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (33.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (19.1°C).

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

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

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.6h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.4h).
Months with least sunshine are March and December (Average sunshine: 7.8).

Average UV index in August - Doha, Qatar
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 5).