August weather forecast
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

The coastal city of Philipsburg, in Sint Maarten, with a distant view of the mountains, and the Great Salt Pond
The coastal city of Philipsburg, in Sint Maarten, with a distant view of the mountains, and the Great Salt Pond

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Philipsburg, is another tropical month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 31°C (87.8°F) and 25°C (77°F).

Temperature

June through October, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F), are the warmest months.

Rainfall

In Philipsburg, during August, the rain falls for 19 days and regularly aggregates up to 100mm (3.94") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Philipsburg, there are 200 rainfall days, and 1000mm (39.37") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In August, the average sea temperature in Philipsburg is 28°C (82.4°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Philipsburg is 12h and 43min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 05:50 and sunset at 18:46. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:57 and sunset at 18:27 AST.

Sunshine

The months with the most sunshine in Philipsburg are March, April and August, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Philipsburg are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in August transform into the following instructions:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 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. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What are the warmest months in Philipsburg?

Warmest months in Philipsburg are June through October, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F).

What is the temperature in August in Philipsburg?

In Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, in August, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 25°C (77°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Philipsburg?

In Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, in August, during 19 rainfall days, 100mm (3.94") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in August in Philipsburg?

In Philipsburg, the average seawater temperature in August is 28°C (82.4°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

How many hours of daylight does Philipsburg have in August?

In August, the average day length in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, is 12h and 43min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Philipsburg?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:50 and sunset at 18:46. On the last day of the month, in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, sunrise is at 05:57 and sunset at 18:27 AST.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Philipsburg?

The months with the most sunshine are March, April and August, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Philipsburg have in August?

In Philipsburg, the average sunshine duration in August is 9h.

When is the highest UV index in Philipsburg?

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Philipsburg?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

Average temperature in August - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average high temperature in August: 31°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are June, July, August, September and October (31°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February, March and December (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 25°C

The months with the highest average low temperature are June, July, August, September and October (25°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March and December (23°C).

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Average rainfall in August
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

Average rainfall in August - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average rainfall in August: 100mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (129mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are February and March (43mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

Average rainfall days in August - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average rainfall days in August: 19 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (21 days).
The month with the least rainy days is April (12 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

Average sea temperature in August - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average sea temperature in August: 28°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are September and October (29°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February, March and April (26°C).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • Average daylight in August: 12h and 43min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 11min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 4min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9h

The months with the most sunshine are March, April and August (Average sunshine: 9h).
The months with the least sunshine are January, February, May, June, July, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 8h).

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Average UV index in August
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

Average UV index in August - Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
  • 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 month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 7).

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