August weather forecast
Al Ghaydah, Yemen

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Weather in August

Al Ghaydah experiences a gradual cooling trend in August, indicating the initial transition towards the end of summer. Following July's rainy spell, August sees a decline in the number of rainfall days and a decrease in humidity to 83%. Despite the tapering temperatures, daylight duration and sunshine hours remain substantial, encouraging outdoor activities. Wind conditions in August adapt to the cooling trend, with wind speeds slightly decreasing compared to July. The sea continues to remain warm through August, still encouraging water sports and beach activities.

Temperature

In August, Al Ghaydah notes an average high-temperature of a still moderately hot 27.9°C (82.2°F), hardly different from the preceding month. Nighttime readings in Al Ghaydah during August register a minimal drop from daytime highs, averaging at a still moderately hot 23.8°C (74.8°F).

Heat index

During August, the heat index is evaluated at a hot 32°C (89.6°F). Continuing activity during long-lasting exposure might induce tiredness and result in heat cramps.
Heat index determinations are made taking into account the shade and light air movements. If exposed to direct sunlight, the heat index could climb by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature' or 'feels like', comes about by integrating the temperature readings with the humidity levels. The impact of weather is individual, with diverse individuals experiencing it differently due to variations in body mass, height, and activity levels. Always consider that direct sunlight exposure might heighten the heat's effects, pushing the heat index up by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are highly critical to babies and toddlers. Typically, young kids are at a higher risk than adults since they sweat less. Also, the larger skin surface in proportion to their small bodies and the heightened heat production due to their active nature adds to their vulnerability.

Humidity

August is the most humid month in Al Ghaydah, with an average relative humidity of 83%.

Rainfall

In Al Ghaydah, in August, it is raining for 4.5 days, with typically 5mm (0.2") of accumulated precipitation. In Al Ghaydah, during the entire year, the rain falls for 30.1 days and collects up to 80mm (3.15") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

The month with the coldest seawater is August, with an average sea temperature of 24°C (75.2°F).
Note: For those not fond of cold temperatures, taking a swim at 24°C (75.2°F) may require consideration of the sunshine, wind, and ambient temperature. While wetsuits are not mandatory, they can enhance the experience.

Daylight

In Al Ghaydah, the average length of the day in August is 12h and 40min.
On the first day of August in Al Ghaydah, sunrise is at 05:12 and sunset at 18:02. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:18 and sunset at 17:44 +03.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Al Ghaydah is 9.2h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are March through October, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in August interprets into the following advice:
Conform to measures and uphold sun safety traditions. Warding off skin and eye harm is necessary. Avoid exposure to the Sun and try to stay in the shade between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV radiation is most potent, but be aware that parasols or canopies may not offer full protection. Sunglasses providing both UVA and UVB protection are non-negotiable on sunlit days. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly amplifies the Sun's UV radiation.
Updated: Feb 15, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

What is the average August temperature in Al Ghaydah?

In Al Ghaydah, 27.9°C (82.2°F) is the average high-temperature and 23.8°C (74.8°F) is the average low-temperature during August. In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, is evaluated at 32°C (89.6°F).

What is the most humid month in Al Ghaydah?

The most humid month in Al Ghaydah, Yemen, is August, with an average relative humidity of 83%.

What is the average humidity in August in Al Ghaydah?

In August, the average relative humidity is 83%.

How much does it rain in Al Ghaydah in August?

In August, in Al Ghaydah, the rain falls for 4.5 days. Throughout August, 5mm (0.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

What month is the sea coldest in Al Ghaydah?

The month with the coldest seawater is August, with an average sea temperature of 24°C (75.2°F).

What is the sea temperature in August in Al Ghaydah?

In Al Ghaydah, Yemen, in August, the average water temperature is 24°C (75.2°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 24°C (75.2°F) water.

What is the average length of the day in August in Al Ghaydah?

The average day length in August in Al Ghaydah, Yemen, is 12h and 40min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Al Ghaydah?

On the first day of August in Al Ghaydah, sunrise is at 05:12 and sunset at 18:02. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:18 and sunset at 17:44 +03.

How many hours of sunshine does Al Ghaydah have in August?

In Al Ghaydah, Yemen, the average sunshine duration in August is 9.2h.

When is the highest UV index in Al Ghaydah?

March through October, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Al Ghaydah.

What is the UV index reading in August in Al Ghaydah?

In Al Ghaydah, Yemen, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Al Ghaydah, Yemen

Average temperature in August - Al Ghaydah, Yemen
  • Average high temperature in August: 27.9°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are May and June (31.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 23.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (26.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.2°C).

Average pressure in August
Al Ghaydah, Yemen

Average pressure in August - Al Ghaydah, Yemen
  • Average pressure in August: 1003mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1016.9mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1001.6mbar).

Average wind speed in August
Al Ghaydah, Yemen

Average wind speed in August - Al Ghaydah, Yemen
  • Average wind speed in August: 13.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (16km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (9.2km/h).

Average humidity in August
Al Ghaydah, Yemen

Average humidity in August - Al Ghaydah, Yemen
  • Average humidity in August: 83%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is December (51%).

Average rainfall in August
Al Ghaydah, Yemen

Average rainfall in August - Al Ghaydah, Yemen
  • Average rainfall in August: 5mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (44mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0mm).

Average rainfall days in August
Al Ghaydah, Yemen

Average rainfall days in August - Al Ghaydah, Yemen
  • Average rainfall days in August: 4.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (5.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (0.6 days).

Average sea temperature in August
Al Ghaydah, Yemen

Average sea temperature in August - Al Ghaydah, Yemen
  • Average sea temperature in August: 24°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (30°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (24°C).

Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Al Ghaydah, Yemen

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Al Ghaydah, Yemen
  • Average daylight in August: 12h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 6min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h and 12min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 12h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 7h and 36min).

Average sunshine days in August
Al Ghaydah, Yemen

Average sunshine days in August - Al Ghaydah, Yemen
  • Average sunshine days in August: 24.5 days

The months with the most sunshine days are January and March (29.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (23.2 days).

Average UV index in August
Al Ghaydah, Yemen

Average UV index in August - Al Ghaydah, Yemen
  • Average UV index in August: 7

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

Average cloud cover in August
Al Ghaydah, Yemen

Average cloud cover in August - Al Ghaydah, Yemen
  • Average cloud cover in August: 33

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 38).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 3).

Average visibility in August
Al Ghaydah, Yemen

Average visibility in August - Al Ghaydah, Yemen
  • 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).

Al Ghaydah, Yemen

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