Dodoma
Tanzania
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Dodoma, Tanzania

Brown sandy shores of river Wadi in Dodoma, Tanzania, facing distant mountain ranges in the background
Brown sandy shores of river Wadi in Dodoma, Tanzania, facing distant mountain ranges in the background
The last month of the winter, August, is another warm month in Dodoma, Tanzania, with average temperature fluctuating between 28.7°C (83.7°F) and 15.1°C (59.2°F).

Temperature

In Dodoma, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still warm 28.7°C (83.7°F). In August, the average low-temperature is 15.1°C (59.2°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is estimated at 30°C (86°F). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, 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

The average relative humidity in August is 56%.

Rainfall

June through September are months without rainfall in Dodoma.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Dodoma is 11.9h.

Sunshine

August and September, with an average of 9.9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Dodoma.

UV index

January through September, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Dodoma. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in August transform into the following instructions:
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.

What is the temperature in August in Dodoma?

In Dodoma, Tanzania, in August, the average high-temperature is 28.7°C (83.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 15.1°C (59.2°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, in August is appraised at 30°C (86°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Dodoma?

In August, the average relative humidity in Dodoma, Tanzania, is 56%.

What is the driest month in Dodoma?

June through September are months without rainfall.

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

In Dodoma, Tanzania, the average length of the day in August is 11.9h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Dodoma?

August and September, with an average of 9.9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Dodoma, Tanzania.

How long on average sun shines in August in Dodoma?

In August, the average sunshine in Dodoma is 9.9h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Dodoma?

January through September, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index in Dodoma.

What is the UV index reading in August in Dodoma?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average high temperature in August: 28.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (31.8°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are May and June (27.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 15.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is November (19.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (13.9°C).

Average humidity in August - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average humidity in August: 56%

Months with the highest relative humidity are March and April (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (51%).

Average rainfall in August - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average rainfall in August: 0mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (135mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average rainfall days in August: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (21.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (0.2 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average daylight in August: 11.9h

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

  • Average sunshine in August: 9.9h

Months with most sunshine are August and September (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with least sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 8.1h).

Average UV index in August - Dodoma, Tanzania
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The month with the highest UV index is October (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, November and December (UV index 6).