August weather forecast
Kashikishi, Zambia

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Weather in August

August in Kashikishi marks a slight shift in weather conditions as the cold dry period starts to dwindle. Though there is hardly any rainfall, temperatures start to increase, making the climate a bit warm. With a slight increase in rainfall to 1mm (0.04"), August continues to be in the grip of the dry season. The number of sunshine hours starts to dip slightly, indicating a transition towards the next phase of the annual weather cycle. With virtually no clouds in the sky, this classic, clear weather is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts.

Temperature

August's arrival coincides with a subtle temperature rise, moving from July's moderately hot 27.9°C (82.2°F) to a tropical 30.9°C (87.6°F). The average low-temperature reading in August for Kashikishi reflects a significant fall from the daytime highs, stabilizing at a moderate 15.7°C (60.3°F).

Humidity

In Kashikishi, the average relative humidity in August is 37%.

Rainfall

January through June, August through December are months with rainfall. August is the first month it rains. Throughout August, in the average 0.6 rainfall days, it receives 1mm (0.04") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 207.7 rainfall days, and 1883mm (74.13") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 11h and 49min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:19 and sunset at 18:02. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 06:07 and sunset at 18:03 CAT.

Sunshine

In Kashikishi, the average sunshine in August is 10h.

UV index

August and September, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In August, the maximum UV index of 7 transforms into these recommendations:
Refrain from overexposure. Fair-skinned individuals could burn in under 20 minutes. Limit direct sun exposure especially between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV radiation is at its peak. However, keep in mind that shade structures may not provide full sun protection. Always opt for UVA and UVB-resistant sunglasses on radiant days.

Frequently asked questions

How hot is it in August?

The average high-temperature and low-temperature during August are 30.9°C (87.6°F) and 15.7°C (60.3°F) respectively. In July, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is appraised at 28°C (82.4°F).

What is the average humidity in August?

In Kashikishi, the average relative humidity in August is 37%.

When does it start raining?

August is the first month it rains. Throughout August, in the average 0.6 rainfall days, it receives 1mm (0.04") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Kashikishi have in August?

The average day length in August is 11h and 49min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:19 and sunset at 18:02. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:07 and sunset at 18:03 CAT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Kashikishi?

The average sunshine duration in August is 10h.

What are the months with the highest UV index?

The months with the highest UV index are August and September, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

How high is the UV index in August?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Kashikishi is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Kashikishi, Zambia

Average temperature in August - Kashikishi, Zambia
  • Average high temperature in August: 30.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is September (33°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (24.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 15.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is October (19.7°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are June and July (13.2°C).

Average pressure in August
Kashikishi, Zambia

Average pressure in August - Kashikishi, Zambia
  • Average pressure in August: 1015mbar

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are June and July (1017.2mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (1010.7mbar).

Average wind speed in August
Kashikishi, Zambia

Average wind speed in August - Kashikishi, Zambia
  • Average wind speed in August: 9.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (10.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is February (5km/h).

Average humidity in August
Kashikishi, Zambia

Average humidity in August - Kashikishi, Zambia
  • Average humidity in August: 37%

The month with the highest relative humidity is March (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (34%).

Average rainfall in August
Kashikishi, Zambia

Average rainfall in August - Kashikishi, Zambia
  • Average rainfall in August: 1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (381mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (0mm).

Average rainfall days in August
Kashikishi, Zambia

Average rainfall days in August - Kashikishi, Zambia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 0.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (30.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is August (0.6 days).

Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Kashikishi, Zambia

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Kashikishi, Zambia
  • Average daylight in August: 11h and 5min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 42min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 36min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6h and 54min).

Average sunshine days in August
Kashikishi, Zambia

Average sunshine days in August - Kashikishi, Zambia
  • Average sunshine days in August: 30.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is July (30.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is March (0.2 days).

Average UV index in August
Kashikishi, Zambia

Average UV index in August - Kashikishi, Zambia
  • Average UV index in August: 7

The months with the highest UV index are August and September (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, November and December (UV index 5).

Average cloud cover in August
Kashikishi, Zambia

Average cloud cover in August - Kashikishi, Zambia
  • Average cloud cover in August: 7

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 61).
The months with the least cloud cover are August and September (Cloud cover 7).

Average visibility in August
Kashikishi, Zambia

Average visibility in August - Kashikishi, Zambia
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are June, July, August, September and October (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April and December (7km).

Kashikishi, Zambia

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