August weather forecast
Mecca, Saudi Arabia

A mosque Masjid Al-Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia
A mosque Masjid Al-Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a scorching month in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, with an average temperature fluctuating between 42.8°C (109°F) and 29.5°C (85.1°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still blistering 42.8°C (109°F). The average low-temperature, in Mecca, is 29.5°C (85.1°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August is 39%.

Rainfall

In Mecca, during August, the rain falls for 1.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 5mm (0.2") of precipitation. In Mecca, Saudi Arabia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 22.4 days and collects up to 112mm (4.41") of precipitation.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Mecca is 12h and 51min.
On the first day of August in Mecca, sunrise is at 05:53 and sunset at 18:59. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:03 and sunset at 18:38 +03.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 9.6h.

UV index

March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Mecca?

In August, in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, the average high-temperature is 42.8°C (109°F), and the average low-temperature is 29.5°C (85.1°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in April is calculated to be 47°C (116.6°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Mecca?

In August, the average relative humidity in Mecca is 39%.

How many days does it rain in August in Mecca?

In Mecca, Saudi Arabia, in August, during 1.5 rainfall days, 5mm (0.2") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

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

In August, the average day length is 12h and 51min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Mecca?

On the first day of August, sunrise is at 05:53 and sunset at 18:59. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:03 and sunset at 18:38 +03.

How many hours of sunshine does Mecca have in August?

In Mecca, Saudi Arabia, the average sunshine duration in August is 9.6h.

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

March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Mecca.

How high is the UV index in August in Mecca?

In Mecca, Saudi Arabia, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
Average humidity
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Average sunshine
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Average temperature in August
Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Average temperature in August - Mecca, Saudi Arabia
  • Average high temperature in August: 42.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (43.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (30.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 29.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (29.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.8°C).

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Average humidity in August
Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Average humidity in August - Mecca, Saudi Arabia
  • Average humidity in August: 39%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (59%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (33%).

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Average rainfall in August
Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Average rainfall in August - Mecca, Saudi Arabia
  • Average rainfall in August: 5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (22.6mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is June (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Average rainfall days in August - Mecca, Saudi Arabia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 1.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Mecca, Saudi Arabia
  • Average daylight in August: 12h and 51min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 25min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 52min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 8h and 0min).

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Average UV index in August
Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Average UV index in August - Mecca, Saudi Arabia
  • Average UV index in August: 12

The months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 7).

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