Funafuti
Tuvalu
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Funafuti, Tuvalu

The view from an airplane high up, of the city of Funafuti, in Tuvalu, with the stretch of the airstrip of Vaiaku International airport located in Polynesia Islands in the South of the Pacific
The view from an airplane high up, of the city of Funafuti, in Tuvalu, with the stretch of the airstrip of Vaiaku International airport located in Polynesia Islands in the South of the Pacific
August, the last month of the winter, in Funafuti, is another tropical month, with average temperature fluctuating between 27°C (80.6°F) and 30°C (86°F).

Temperature

The coldest months are February, March, June through September, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F).

Rainfall

In Funafuti, it is raining for 19 days, with typically 249mm (9.8") of accumulated precipitation. In Funafuti, Tuvalu, during the entire year, the rain falls for 225 days and collects up to 3461mm (136.3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

August and September, with an average sea temperature of 29.1°C (84.4°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Funafuti, Tuvalu. 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 Funafuti, Tuvalu, the average length of the day is 11.8h.

Sunshine

In Funafuti, the average sunshine in August is 19h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 11 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the coldest month in Funafuti?

The coldest months are February, March, June through September, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F).

What is the temperature in August in Funafuti?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Funafuti, is 30°C (86°F), while the average low-temperature is 27°C (80.6°F).

How much does it rain in Funafuti in August?

In August, in Funafuti, Tuvalu, the rain falls for 19 days. Throughout August, 249mm (9.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Funafuti?

Months with the coldest seawater in Funafuti, Tuvalu, are August and September, with an average sea temperature of 29.1°C (84.4°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

What is the water temperature in August in Funafuti?

In August, the average sea temperature in Funafuti, Tuvalu, is 29.1°C (84.4°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.

How many hours of daylight does Funafuti have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Funafuti is 11.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Funafuti have in August?

In August, the average sunshine is 19h.

How high is the UV index in August in Funafuti?

In Funafuti, Tuvalu, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 11. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average high temperature in August: 30°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, April, May, October, November and December (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are February, March, June, July, August and September (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 27°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (28°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March, April, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (27°C).

Average rainfall in August - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average rainfall in August: 249mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (394mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (231mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average rainfall days in August: 19 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (21 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are November and December (17 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average sea temperature in August: 29.1°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, April, May, November and December (29.8°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (29.1°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average daylight in August: 11.8h

Months with the longest days are January and December (Average daylight: 12.6h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 19h

The month with most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 21h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 17).

Average UV index in August - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average UV index in August: 11

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 9).