Lusaka
Zambia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Lusaka, Zambia

Beautiful lion cubs on the banks of a lake in Lusaka, Zambia
Beautiful lion cubs on the banks of a lake in Lusaka, Zambia
August, the last month of the winter, in Lusaka, is another warm month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 9.2°C (48.6°F) and an average high of 26.5°C (79.7°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still warm 26.5°C (79.7°F). In Lusaka, the average low-temperature is 9.2°C (48.6°F).

Humidity

In Lusaka, the average relative humidity is 53.6%.

Rainfall

Throughout August, 0.4mm (0") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, 882.1mm (34.7") of rain is accumulated.

Daylight

In Lusaka, the average length of the day in August is 11.6h.

Sunshine

With an average of 9.8h of sunshine, August has the most sunshine of the year.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
In August, the average maximum UV index of 10 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in August in Lusaka?

In August, the average high-temperature is 26.5°C (79.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 9.2°C (48.6°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Lusaka?

In August, the average relative humidity in Lusaka is 53.6%.

How much does it rain in Lusaka in August?

During August, Lusaka regularly aggregates up to 0.4mm (0") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Lusaka have in August?

The average length of the day in August is 11.6h.

What month has the most sunshine in Lusaka?

August has the most sunshine of the year in Lusaka, with an average of 9.8h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in August in Lusaka?

The average sunshine in August in Lusaka, Zambia, is 9.8h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Lusaka?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average high temperature in August: 26.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is October (31.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is June (23.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 9.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is December (17.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (7.2°C).

Average humidity in August - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average humidity in August: 53.6%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (82.5%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (46.3%).

Average rainfall in August - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (245.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (0mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (18 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average daylight in August: 11.6h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.2h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9.8h

The month with most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9.8h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5.7h).

Average UV index in August - Lusaka, Zambia
  • Average UV index in August: 10

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).