August weather forecast and climate
Akumal, Mexico

The last month of the summer, August, is another hot month in Akumal, Mexico, with average temperature fluctuating between 23°C (73.4°F) and 33°C (91.4°F).

Temperature

Warmest months are May and August, with an average high-temperature of 33°C (91.4°F).

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 13 days. Throughout August, 146mm (5.7") of precipitation is accumulated. In Akumal, during the entire year, the rain falls for 107 days and collects up to 1421mm (55.9") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

August through October, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Akumal. For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

In Akumal, the average length of the day in August is 12.8h.

Sunshine

In Akumal, Mexico, the average sunshine is 7h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Akumal are April through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
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. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. 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 are the warmest months in Akumal?

May and August, with an average high-temperature of 33°C (91.4°F), are warmest months.

What is the temperature in August in Akumal?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 33°C (91.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How much does it rain in Akumal in August?

In August, the rain falls for 13 days. Throughout August, 146mm (5.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

What are the months with the warmest sea water in Akumal?

August through October, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Akumal. For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

What is the water temperature in August in Akumal?

In Akumal, Mexico, the average seawater temperature in August is 29°C (84.2°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

What is the average length of the day in August in Akumal?

The average length of the day in August in Akumal, Mexico, is 12.8h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Akumal?

The average sunshine in August is 7h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Akumal?

April through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index.

How high is the UV index in August in Akumal?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Akumal, Mexico, is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Akumal, Mexico
  • Average high temperature in August: 33°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are May and August (33°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February and December (29°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 23°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are June, July, August and September (23°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (18°C).

Average rainfall in August - Akumal, Mexico
  • Average rainfall in August: 146mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (232mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (38mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Akumal, Mexico
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (15 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (3 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Akumal, Mexico
  • Average sea temperature in August: 29°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August, September and October (29°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January, February and March (26°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Akumal, Mexico
  • Average daylight in August: 12.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.4h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 7h

Months with most sunshine are March, April and May (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are January, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in August - Akumal, Mexico
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 7).

deutscheenglishespañolрусский中文