August weather forecast and climate
Nuku'alofa, Tonga

A view of the Rugged scenic shores of Nuku
A view of the Rugged scenic shores of Nuku'alofa in Tonga, with a beautiful clear waterfront
The last month of the winter, August, is also a moderately hot month in Nuku'alofa, Tonga, with average temperature varying between 18.2°C (64.8°F) and 24.8°C (76.6°F).

Temperature

August is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 24.8°C (76.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 18.2°C (64.8°F).

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 75%.

Rainfall

In Nuku'alofa, it is raining for 13 days, with typically 117mm (4.61") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 180 rainfall days, and 1721mm (67.76") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

Months with the coldest seawater are August and September, with an average sea temperature of 23.8°C (74.8°F).
Note: For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 23.8°C (74.8°F).

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 11.4h.

Sunshine

August has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 3h of sunshine.

UV index

In Nuku'alofa, Tonga, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 8 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the coldest month in Nuku'alofa?

August is the coldest month in Nuku'alofa, with an average high-temperature of 24.8°C (76.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 18.2°C (64.8°F).

What is the temperature in August in Nuku'alofa?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Nuku'alofa, Tonga, is 24.8°C (76.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 18.2°C (64.8°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Nuku'alofa?

In Nuku'alofa, Tonga, the average relative humidity in August is 75%.

How many days does it rain in August in Nuku'alofa?

In Nuku'alofa, in August, during 13 rainfall days, 117mm (4.61") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Nuku'alofa?

Months with the coldest seawater are August and September, with an average sea temperature of 23.8°C (74.8°F).

What is the sea temperature in August in Nuku'alofa?

In August, the average sea temperature is 23.8°C (74.8°F). For individuals prone to feeling cold, swimming in 23°C (73.4°F) is still regarded as intolerable. A wetsuit is not a necessity, but sunshine, wind, and air temperature are essential factors for relishing swimming at 23.8°C (74.8°F).

How many hours of daylight does Nuku'alofa have in August?

In Nuku'alofa, Tonga, the average length of the day in August is 11.4h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Nuku'alofa?

With an average of 3h of sunshine, August has the least sunshine of the year in Nuku'alofa, Tonga.

How many hours of sunshine does Nuku'alofa have in August?

In August, the average sunshine is 3h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Nuku'alofa?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Nuku
  • Average high temperature in August: 24.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (29.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (24.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 18.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (23.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (18.1°C).

Average humidity in August - Nuku
  • Average humidity in August: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (73%).

Average rainfall in August - Nuku
  • Average rainfall in August: 117mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (210mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are June and July (95mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Nuku
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are February and March (19 days).
The month with the least rainy days is October (11 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Nuku
  • Average sea temperature in August: 23.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (28.1°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (23.8°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Nuku
  • Average daylight in August: 11.4h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.4h).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 3h

Months with the most sunshine are January and March (Average sunshine: 18h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 3h).

Average UV index in August - Nuku
  • Average UV index in August: 8

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