Paramaribo
Suriname
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Paramaribo, Suriname

Buildings in the historic city of Paramaribo in Suriname, with beautiful trees in the background
Buildings in the historic city of Paramaribo in Suriname, with beautiful trees in the background
The last month of the summer, August, is another tropical month in Paramaribo, Suriname, with average temperature fluctuating between 23°C (73.4°F) and 32°C (89.6°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still tropical 32°C (89.6°F). The average low-temperature, in Paramaribo, Suriname, is 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

In Paramaribo, during August, the rain falls for 14 days and regularly aggregates up to 170mm (6.7") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Paramaribo, there are 189 rainfall days, and 2160mm (85") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

July through September, with an average sea temperature of 28.3°C (82.9°F), are months with the warmest seawater. 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

The average length of the day in August is 12.3h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are August through October, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
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. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in August in Paramaribo?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 32°C (89.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How much does it rain in Paramaribo in August?

In Paramaribo, in August, during 14 rainfall days, 170mm (6.7") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When is the sea warmest in Paramaribo?

July through September, with an average sea temperature of 28.3°C (82.9°F), are months with the warmest seawater. For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the water temperature in August in Paramaribo?

In Paramaribo, the average seawater temperature in August is 28.3°C (82.9°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

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

The average length of the day in August is 12.3h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Paramaribo?

August through October, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Paramaribo.

How many hours of sunshine does Paramaribo have in August?

In August, the average sunshine is 9h.

When is the highest UV index in Paramaribo?

January through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Paramaribo.

How high is the UV index in August in Paramaribo?

In Paramaribo, Suriname, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Average high temperature in August: 32°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are September and October (33°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February, March, May and December (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 23°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are May, August, September, October and November (23°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March, April, June, July and December (22°C).

Average rainfall in August - Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Average rainfall in August: 170mm

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are May and June (290mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are September and October (90mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Average rainfall days in August: 14 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May and June (23 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September and October (9 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Average sea temperature in August: 28.3°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July, August and September (28.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (26.8°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Average daylight in August: 12.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9h

Months with most sunshine are August, September and October (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, February, April, May, June and December (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in August - Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are November and December (UV index 11).