Apia
Samoa
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Apia, Samoa

The view of the large Methodist church in the town of Apia, Samoa
The view of the large Methodist church in the town of Apia, Samoa
August, the last month of the winter, in Apia, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 27.4°C (81.3°F) and an average low of 26°C (78.8°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still warm 27.4°C (81.3°F). In Apia, Samoa, the average low-temperature is 26°C (78.8°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at a tropical 30.4°C (86.7°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. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values 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 calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape), 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 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.

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity are June through September, with an average relative humidity of 78%.

Rainfall

In Apia, in August, during 21.4 rainfall days, 84mm (3.31") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 246.7 rainfall days, and 1451mm (57.13") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

Months with the coldest seawater in Apia are August and September, with an average sea temperature of 27.9°C (82.2°F).
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 11.7h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 7.4h.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Apia. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in August in Apia?

In August, the average high-temperature is 27.4°C (81.3°F), and the average low-temperature is 26°C (78.8°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in August is evaluated at 30.4°C (86.7°F).

What are the most humid months in Apia?

June through September, with an average relative humidity of 78%, are most humid months.

What is the average humidity in August in Apia?

In August, the average relative humidity in Apia is 78%.

How many days does it rain in August in Apia?

In Apia, in August, during 21.4 rainfall days, 84mm (3.31") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What months are the sea coldest in Apia?

Months with the coldest seawater are August and September, with an average sea temperature of 27.9°C (82.2°F).

What is the sea water temperature in August in Apia?

In Apia, Samoa, in August, the average water temperature is 27.9°C (82.2°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does Apia have in August?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Apia?

In August, the average sunshine in Apia, Samoa, is 7.4h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Apia?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Apia, Samoa.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Apia?

Months with the lowest UV index in Apia are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in August in Apia?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Apia, Samoa, is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Apia, Samoa
  • Average high temperature in August: 27.4°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March and April (28.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is September (27.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 26°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (27.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (26°C).

Average humidity in August - Apia, Samoa
  • Average humidity in August: 78%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June, July, August and September (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (75%).

Average rainfall in August - Apia, Samoa
  • Average rainfall in August: 84mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (175mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (57mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Apia, Samoa
  • Average rainfall days in August: 21.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (22.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (18.7 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Apia, Samoa
  • Average sea temperature in August: 27.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (29.7°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (27.9°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Apia, Samoa
  • Average daylight in August: 11.7h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.9h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.3h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 7.4h

The month with most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 8.7h).
The month with least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.3h).

Average UV index in August - Apia, Samoa
  • Average UV index in August: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).