August weather forecast
Kololi, The Gambia

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Kololi, is another warm month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 28.9°C (84°F) and an average low of 26.3°C (79.3°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still warm 28.9°C (84°F). In August, in Kololi, the average low-temperature is 26.3°C (79.3°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is estimated at a hot 34.5°C (94.1°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With 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 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, wind, pregnancy). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

August and September, with an average relative humidity of 80%, are the most humid months.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Kololi is August, when the rain falls for 22.6 days and typically aggregates up to 185mm (7.28") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

July through November, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are months with the warmest seawater.
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 Kololi, the average length of the day in August is 12h and 34min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:51 and sunset at 19:34. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 06:55 and sunset at 19:18 GMT.

Sunshine

With an average of 7.3h of sunshine, August has the least sunshine of the year.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are January, May through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Kololi?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Kololi, The Gambia, is 28.9°C (84°F), while the average low-temperature is 26.3°C (79.3°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in August is estimated at 34.5°C (94.1°F).

What are the most humid months in Kololi?

August and September, with an average relative humidity of 80%, are most humid months in Kololi, The Gambia.

What is the average humidity in August in Kololi?

In August, the average relative humidity in Kololi is 80%.

What is the rainiest month in Kololi?

August is the month with the most rainfall in Kololi, The Gambia. Rain falls for 22.6 days and accumulates 185mm (7.28") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Kololi in August?

In Kololi, in August, it is raining for 22.6 days, with typically 185mm (7.28") of accumulated precipitation.

When is the sea warmest in Kololi?

July through November, with an average sea temperature of 28°C (82.4°F), are months with the warmest seawater.

What is the sea water temperature in August in Kololi?

In August, the average sea temperature in Kololi, The Gambia, is 28°C (82.4°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 Kololi?

In Kololi, The Gambia, the average day length in August is 12h and 34min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Kololi?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:51 and sunset at 19:34. On the last day of the month, in Kololi, sunrise is at 06:55 and sunset at 19:18 GMT.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Kololi?

August has the least sunshine of the year in Kololi, The Gambia, with an average of 7.3h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in August in Kololi?

The average sunshine duration in August in Kololi is 7.3h.

When is the highest UV index in Kololi?

The months with the highest UV index in Kololi are January, May through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in August in Kololi?

In Kololi, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Kololi, The Gambia

Average temperature in August - Kololi, The Gambia
  • Average high temperature in August: 28.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is November (31.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is May (27.4°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 26.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is October (27.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (21.7°C).

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Average pressure in August
Kololi, The Gambia

Average pressure in August - Kololi, The Gambia
  • Average pressure in August: 1012.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is July (1012.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (1010.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Kololi, The Gambia

Average wind speed in August - Kololi, The Gambia
  • Average wind speed in August: 15.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (19.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is September (13.2km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Kololi, The Gambia

Average humidity in August - Kololi, The Gambia
  • Average humidity in August: 80%

The months with the highest relative humidity are August and September (80%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (41%).

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Average rainfall in August
Kololi, The Gambia

Average rainfall in August - Kololi, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall in August: 185mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (185mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, February and December (0mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Kololi, The Gambia

Average rainfall days in August - Kololi, The Gambia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 22.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (22.6 days).
The months with the least rainy days are January and February (0.2 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Kololi, The Gambia

Average sea temperature in August - Kololi, The Gambia
  • Average sea temperature in August: 28°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are July, August, September, October and November (28°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (21°C).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Kololi, The Gambia

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Kololi, The Gambia
  • Average daylight in August: 12h and 34min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12h and 55min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 21min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 7h and 18min

The months with the most sunshine are March, April and May (Average sunshine: 9h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 7h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Kololi, The Gambia

Average sunshine days in August - Kololi, The Gambia
  • Average sunshine days in August: 5.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (30.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (5.5 days).

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Average UV index in August
Kololi, The Gambia

Average UV index in August - Kololi, The Gambia
  • Average UV index in August: 7

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

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Average cloud cover in August
Kololi, The Gambia

Average cloud cover in August - Kololi, The Gambia
  • Average cloud cover in August: 49

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 6).

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Average visibility in August
Kololi, The Gambia

Average visibility in August - Kololi, The Gambia
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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