August weather forecast
Sedhiou, Senegal

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Sedhiou, Senegal, with an average temperature fluctuating between 23.3°C (73.9°F) and 30.8°C (87.4°F).

Temperature

August is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 30.8°C (87.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.3°C (73.9°F).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at an extremely hot 42°C (107.6°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. 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', is a measure that combines 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, clothing, pregnancy), and activity. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index 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.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. 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 most humid month is August, with an average relative humidity of 85%.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall in Sedhiou. Rain falls for 27.3 days and accumulates 224mm (8.82") of precipitation.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Sedhiou is 12h and 32min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 06:48 and sunset at 19:28. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:51 and sunset at 19:13 GMT.

Sunshine

August has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 5.7h of sunshine.

UV index

August is the month with the lowest UV index, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Sedhiou?

The coldest month is August, with an average high-temperature of 30.8°C (87.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 23.3°C (73.9°F).

What is the temperature in August in Sedhiou?

In August, in Sedhiou, the average high-temperature is 30.8°C (87.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.3°C (73.9°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, is appraised at 42°C (107.6°F).

What is the most humid month in Sedhiou?

The most humid month is August, with an average relative humidity of 85%.

What is the average humidity in August in Sedhiou?

In Sedhiou, the average relative humidity in August is 85%.

What is the wettest month in Sedhiou?

August is the month with the most rainfall in Sedhiou, Senegal. Rain falls for 27.3 days and accumulates 224mm (8.82") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Sedhiou in August?

In Sedhiou, in August, during 27.3 rainfall days, 224mm (8.82") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Sedhiou have in August?

The average day length in August in Sedhiou is 12h and 32min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Sedhiou?

On the first day of August in Sedhiou, sunrise is at 06:48 and sunset at 19:28. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:51 and sunset at 19:13 GMT.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Sedhiou?

With an average of 5.7h of sunshine, August has the least sunshine of the year in Sedhiou.

How many hours of sunshine does Sedhiou have in August?

In August, the average sunshine duration in Sedhiou, Senegal, is 5.7h.

When is the lowest UV index in Sedhiou?

The month with the lowest UV index in Sedhiou is August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Sedhiou?

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

Average temperature in August
Sedhiou, Senegal

Average temperature in August - Sedhiou, Senegal
  • Average high temperature in August: 30.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (41.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (30.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 23.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (25.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.8°C).

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Average pressure in August
Sedhiou, Senegal

Average pressure in August - Sedhiou, Senegal
  • Average pressure in August: 1012.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1012.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1009.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Sedhiou, Senegal

Average wind speed in August - Sedhiou, Senegal
  • Average wind speed in August: 7.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (9.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (6.2km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Sedhiou, Senegal

Average humidity in August - Sedhiou, Senegal
  • Average humidity in August: 85%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (20%).

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Average rainfall in August
Sedhiou, Senegal

Average rainfall in August - Sedhiou, Senegal
  • Average rainfall in August: 224mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (224mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, February, March and December (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Sedhiou, Senegal

Average rainfall days in August - Sedhiou, Senegal
  • Average rainfall days in August: 27.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (27.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (0.1 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Sedhiou, Senegal

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Sedhiou, Senegal
  • Average daylight in August: 12h and 32min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 52min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 23min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 5h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 10h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 5h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Sedhiou, Senegal

Average sunshine days in August - Sedhiou, Senegal
  • Average sunshine days in August: 2.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (30.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (2.5 days).

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Average UV index in August
Sedhiou, Senegal

Average UV index in August - Sedhiou, Senegal
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The months with the highest UV index are March, April and May (UV index 8).
The month with the lowest UV index is August (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in August
Sedhiou, Senegal

Average cloud cover in August - Sedhiou, Senegal
  • Average cloud cover in August: 62

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 62).
The months with the least cloud cover are March and April (Cloud cover 6).

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Average visibility in August
Sedhiou, Senegal

Average visibility in August - Sedhiou, Senegal
  • Average visibility in August: 7km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are August and September (7km).

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