August weather forecast
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Mapaki, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature varying between 27.6°C (81.7°F) and 21.8°C (71.2°F).

Temperature

August is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 27.6°C (81.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 21.8°C (71.2°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is calculated to be a hot 33°C (91.4°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, wind). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. 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.

Humidity

August is the most humid month, with an average relative humidity of 93%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Mapaki is August, when the rain falls for 30.2 days and typically aggregates up to 332mm (13.07") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 12h and 24min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:38 and sunset at 19:09. On the last day of August, in Mapaki, sunrise is at 06:39 and sunset at 18:56 GMT.

Sunshine

With an average of 3.7h of sunshine, August has the least sunshine of the year in Mapaki.

UV index

July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index in Mapaki. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Mapaki?

With an average high-temperature of 27.6°C (81.7°F) and an average low-temperature of 21.8°C (71.2°F), August is the coldest month in Mapaki.

What is the temperature in August in Mapaki?

In Mapaki, Sierra Leone, in August, the average high-temperature is 27.6°C (81.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 21.8°C (71.2°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in August is calculated to be 33°C (91.4°F).

What is the most humid month in Mapaki?

With an average relative humidity of 93%, August is the most humid month in Mapaki.

What is the average humidity in August in Mapaki?

In August, the average relative humidity is 93%.

What is the rainiest month in Mapaki?

August is the month with the most rainfall in Mapaki. Rain falls for 30.2 days and accumulates 332mm (13.07") of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in August in Mapaki?

In August, the rain falls for 30.2 days. Throughout August, 332mm (13.07") of precipitation is accumulated.

How many hours of daylight does Mapaki have in August?

In August, the average day length in Mapaki, Sierra Leone, is 12h and 24min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Mapaki?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:38 and sunset at 19:09. On the last day of the month, in Mapaki, sunrise is at 06:39 and sunset at 18:56 GMT.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Mapaki?

The month with the least sunshine in Mapaki is August, with an average of 3.7h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in August in Mapaki?

In Mapaki, Sierra Leone, the average sunshine duration in August is 3.7h.

When is the lowest UV index in Mapaki?

July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the lowest UV index in Mapaki, Sierra Leone.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Mapaki?

In Mapaki, Sierra Leone, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average temperature in August - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average high temperature in August: 27.6°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (38.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (27.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 21.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is April (24°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (19.7°C).

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Average pressure in August
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average pressure in August - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average pressure in August: 1013.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1014.1mbar).
The months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are February and March (1010.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average wind speed in August - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (5.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (3.3km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average humidity in August - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average humidity in August: 93%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (93%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and February (58%).

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Average rainfall in August
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average rainfall in August - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average rainfall in August: 332mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (332mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (3mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average rainfall days in August - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average rainfall days in August: 30.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (30.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (2.2 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average daylight in August: 12h and 24min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 38min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 37min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 3h and 42min

The month with the most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 3h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average sunshine days in August - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average sunshine days in August: 0.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (27.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (0.5 days).

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Average UV index in August
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average UV index in August - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average UV index in August: 5

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, November and December (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are July and August (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in August
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average cloud cover in August - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average cloud cover in August: 83

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 83).
The months with the least cloud cover are January and February (Cloud cover 15).

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Average visibility in August
Mapaki, Sierra Leone

Average visibility in August - Mapaki, Sierra Leone
  • Average visibility in August: 6km

The months with the highest visibility are February, March and April (10km).
The month with the lowest visibility is September (5km).

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