Cat Island
The Bahamas
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Cat Island, The Bahamas

The glorious white sands of the magnificent Cat Island in The Bahamas
The glorious white sands of the magnificent Cat Island in The Bahamas
The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Cat Island, The Bahamas, with average temperature ranging between max 31°C (87.8°F) and min 25°C (77°F).

Temperature

The warmest months are July through September, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F).

Rainfall

In Cat Island, during August, the rain falls for 20 days and regularly aggregates up to 102mm (4") of precipitation. In Cat Island, The Bahamas, during the entire year, the rain falls for 170 days and collects up to 950mm (37.4") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

Months with the warmest seawater in Cat Island are July through September, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In Cat Island, the average length of the day in August is 13h.

Sunshine

March through May, July and August, with an average of 8h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Cat Island, The Bahamas.

UV index

In Cat Island, The Bahamas, the average daily maximum UV index is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 11 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in 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. 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 strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the warmest month in Cat Island?

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

What is the temperature in August in Cat Island?

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

How much does it rain in Cat Island in August?

In August, in Cat Island, The Bahamas, the rain falls for 20 days. Throughout August, 102mm (4") of precipitation is accumulated.

What months are the sea warmest in Cat Island?

Months with the warmest seawater in Cat Island, The Bahamas, are July through September, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°F).

What is the water temperature in August in Cat Island?

In August, the average sea temperature in Cat Island, The Bahamas, is 29°C (84.2°F). 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 average length of the day in August in Cat Island?

In August, the average length of the day in Cat Island, The Bahamas, is 13h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Cat Island?

Months with the most sunshine in Cat Island, The Bahamas, are March through May, July and August, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Cat Island have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Cat Island is 8h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Cat Island?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Cat Island is 11. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Cat Island, The Bahamas
  • Average high temperature in August: 31°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July, August and September (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and February (25°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 25°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (25°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18°C).

Average rainfall in August - Cat Island, The Bahamas
  • Average rainfall in August: 102mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (184mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (25mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Cat Island, The Bahamas
  • Average rainfall days in August: 20 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are August, September and October (20 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (8 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Cat Island, The Bahamas
  • Average sea temperature in August: 29°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July, August and September (29°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (24°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Cat Island, The Bahamas
  • Average daylight in August: 13h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.7h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8h

Months with most sunshine are March, April, May, July and August (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6h).

Average UV index in August - Cat Island, The Bahamas
  • Average UV index in August: 11

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 6).