Ras Al-Khaimah
United Arab Emirates
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

The last month of the summer, August, is another extremely hot month in Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, with average temperature varying between 41.9°C (107.4°F) and 28.6°C (83.5°F).

Temperature

In Ras Al-Khaimah, the average high-temperature in August is essentially the same as in July - an extremely hot 41.9°C (107.4°F). In Ras Al-Khaimah, the average low-temperature is 28.6°C (83.5°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is estimated at a burning hot 64°C (147.2°F). These weather conditions are regarded as very dangerous, as heatstroke is imminent.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences, and activity influence one's weather impression. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In Ras Al-Khaimah, the average relative humidity in August is 53%.

Rainfall

In Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, during 0.2 rainfall days, 0.3mm (0") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Ras Al-Khaimah, there are 14.3 rainfall days, and 132.8mm (5.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

August is the month with the warmest seawater, with an average sea temperature of 33.2°C (91.8°F).
Note: For swimming, other intense water activities, temperature above 30°C (86°F) is arguably unpleasant, as the water cooling effect is missing.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Ras Al-Khaimah is 13h.

Sunshine

In Ras Al-Khaimah, the average sunshine is 10h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in August in Ras Al-Khaimah?

In Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, in August, the average high-temperature is 41.9°C (107.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 28.6°C (83.5°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, in August is evaluated at 64°C (147.2°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Ras Al-Khaimah?

In Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, the average relative humidity in August is 53%.

How much does it rain in Ras Al-Khaimah in August?

In August, in Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, the rain falls for 0.2 days. Throughout August, 0.3mm (0") of precipitation is accumulated.

When is the sea warmest in Ras Al-Khaimah?

With an average sea temperature of 33.2°C (91.8°F), August is the month with the warmest seawater in Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates.

What is the sea water temperature in August in Ras Al-Khaimah?

In Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, in August, the average water temperature is 33.2°C (91.8°F). The surface water temperatures above 30°C (86°F) are arguably considered as unpleasant for swimming, and any intense water activity, as the refreshing effect of water is missing.

How many hours of daylight does Ras Al-Khaimah have in August?

In Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, the average length of the day in August is 13h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Ras Al-Khaimah?

In Ras Al-Khaimah, the average sunshine in August is 10h.

When is the highest UV index in Ras Al-Khaimah?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates.

What is the UV index reading in August in Ras Al-Khaimah?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average high temperature in August: 41.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (42.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (24.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 28.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (28.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.8°C).

Average humidity in August - Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average humidity in August: 53%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and December (69%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (46%).

Average rainfall in August - Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is February (35.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is June (0mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average rainfall days in August: 0.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (4.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (0 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average sea temperature in August: 33.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (33.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (22.4°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average daylight in August: 13h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.5h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 7.6h).

Average UV index in August - Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 5).