Saint Lucia Estuary
South Africa
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Saint Lucia Estuary, South Africa

August, the last month of the winter, in Saint Lucia Estuary, is also an agreeable month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 18.3°C (64.9°F) and an average high of 22.5°C (72.5°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still pleasant 22.5°C (72.5°F). In Saint Lucia Estuary, in August, the average low-temperature is 18.3°C (64.9°F).

Humidity

In Saint Lucia Estuary, the average relative humidity is 71%.

Rainfall

In August, in Saint Lucia Estuary, the rain falls for 11.6 days. Throughout August, 28mm (1.1") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 196.2 rainfall days, and 699mm (27.52") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

August is the month with the coldest seawater in Saint Lucia Estuary, with an average sea temperature of 21.7°C (71.1°F).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 21.7°C (71.1°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

In Saint Lucia Estuary, the average length of the day is 11.1h.

Sunshine

In Saint Lucia Estuary, the average sunshine is 6.2h.

UV index

In Saint Lucia Estuary, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in August in Saint Lucia Estuary?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Saint Lucia Estuary, is 22.5°C (72.5°F), while the average low-temperature is 18.3°C (64.9°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Saint Lucia Estuary?

In Saint Lucia Estuary, South Africa, the average relative humidity in August is 71%.

How many days does it rain in August in Saint Lucia Estuary?

In Saint Lucia Estuary, South Africa, in August, during 11.6 rainfall days, 28mm (1.1") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the month with the coldest sea water in Saint Lucia Estuary?

With an average sea temperature of 21.7°C (71.1°F), August is the month with the coldest seawater in Saint Lucia Estuary.

How cold is the water in August in Saint Lucia Estuary?

In Saint Lucia Estuary, South Africa, in August, the average water temperature is 21.7°C (71.1°F). For most, swimming in 21.7°C (71.1°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

How many hours of daylight does Saint Lucia Estuary have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Saint Lucia Estuary is 11.1h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Saint Lucia Estuary?

The average sunshine in August is 6.2h.

How high is the UV index in August in Saint Lucia Estuary?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Saint Lucia Estuary, South Africa
  • Average high temperature in August: 22.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (27.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (21.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 18.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (23.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (18°C).

Average humidity in August - Saint Lucia Estuary, South Africa
  • Average humidity in August: 71%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (68%).

Average rainfall in August - Saint Lucia Estuary, South Africa
  • Average rainfall in August: 28mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (90mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (26mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Saint Lucia Estuary, South Africa
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (21.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (9.6 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Saint Lucia Estuary, South Africa
  • Average sea temperature in August: 21.7°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is February (27.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (21.7°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Saint Lucia Estuary, South Africa
  • Average daylight in August: 11.1h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6.2h

The month with the most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 8.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 5.8h).

Average UV index in August - Saint Lucia Estuary, South Africa
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The month with the highest UV index is January (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are July, September and October (UV index 5).