Lome
Togo
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Lome, Togo

Old fisherman boats lying on the brown sandy shores of a beach in Lome, Togo
Old fisherman boats lying on the brown sandy shores of a beach in Lome, Togo
The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Lome, Togo, with temperature in the range of an average low of 22°C (71.6°F) and an average high of 27.8°C (82°F).

Temperature

August is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 27.8°C (82°F) and an average low-temperature of 22°C (71.6°F).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is calculated to a tropical 32.7°C (90.9°F). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
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', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like activity, clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and wind affect individual temperature impact. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. 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 is the most humid month in Lome, Togo, with an average relative humidity of 87.6%.

Rainfall

In Lome, it is raining for 8 days, with typically 29mm (1.1") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Lome, there are 93 rainfall days, and 859mm (33.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

The month with the coldest seawater in Lome is August, with an average sea temperature of 24.3°C (75.7°F).
Note: Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 24.3°C (75.7°F) water may be enjoyable. (FYI: The official water temperature required for the Olympic swimming competition is 25°C (77°F) to 28°C (82.4°F).)

Daylight

In Lome, the average length of the day in August is 12.3h.

Sunshine

In Lome, Togo, the average sunshine is 5h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Lome are February through May, August through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in Lome?

With an average high-temperature of 27.8°C (82°F) and an average low-temperature of 22°C (71.6°F), August is the coldest month in Lome, Togo.

What is the temperature in August in Lome?

In August, in Lome, the average high-temperature is 27.8°C (82°F), and the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is estimated at 32.7°C (90.9°F).

What is the most humid month in Lome?

With an average relative humidity of 87.6%, August is the most humid month in Lome, Togo.

What is the average humidity in August in Lome?

In Lome, Togo, the average relative humidity in August is 87.6%.

How much does it rain in Lome in August?

In Lome, Togo, in August, it is raining for 8 days, with typically 29mm (1.1") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the month with the coldest sea water in Lome?

The month with the coldest seawater in Lome is August, with an average sea temperature of 24.3°C (75.7°F).

What is the water temperature in August in Lome?

In Lome, Togo, the average seawater temperature in August is 24.3°C (75.7°F). Depending on a person's sensitivity to cold, with regards to sunshine, wind, and air temperature, a quick swim in 24.3°C (75.7°F) water may be enjoyable.

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

In Lome, Togo, the average length of the day in August is 12.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Lome have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Lome, Togo, is 5h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Lome?

February through May, August through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Lome.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Lome?

In Lome, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Lome, Togo
  • Average high temperature in August: 27.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (32.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (27.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 22°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (24.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (22°C).

Average humidity in August - Lome, Togo
  • Average humidity in August: 87.6%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (87.6%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is January (77%).

Average rainfall in August - Lome, Togo
  • Average rainfall in August: 29mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (228mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (8mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Lome, Togo
  • Average rainfall days in August: 8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (17 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and December (2 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Lome, Togo
  • Average sea temperature in August: 24.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (28.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (24.3°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Lome, Togo
  • Average daylight in August: 12.3h

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

  • Average sunshine in August: 5h

The month with most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 4h).

Average UV index in August - Lome, Togo
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).