Weather in Barbados in August

So you're interested in going to Barbados in August

August is a hot and very rainy time for sunbathing in Barbados. August is an excellent month for swimming in Barbados with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Barbados in the months of March, June, September, October, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Temperature in Barbados in August

The average maximum temperature in Barbados in August is 31°. The average maximum temperature is 31° in the previous month and 31° in the next month.

The average temperature in Barbados in August is 28°. The average temperature ranges is 28° in the previous month and 28° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Barbados in August is 26°. The minimum temperature is 26° in the previous month and 26° in the next month.

Sunshine in Barbados in August

The average day light hours per day in Barbados in August are 12.6 and there are 9.5 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Barbados in August is typically 13.4 during August. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Barbados in August

The average sea water temperature in Barbados in August is 28.3° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Barbados in August

The average total rainfall in Barbados in August is 27.3cm and on average there are 20.3 rainy days in August making it a very wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Barbados in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Barbados in August is 26° which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning. The dew point is 26° in the previous month and 26° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Barbados in August is typically 92.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 91.9% in the previous month and 91.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Barbados in August is typically 81.1%. The average relative humidity is 80.6% in the previous month and 79.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Barbados in August

The average maximum wind speed in Barbados in August is typically 35kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 37kmh in the previous month and 30kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Barbados in August is typically 20kmh. The average wind speed is 25kmh in the previous month and 17kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Barbados in August is from the East.