Vancouver
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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Vancouver, Canada

Aerial view of the Coal Harbor and trees of Stanley Park, with the city of Vancouver, Canada
Aerial view of the Coal Harbor and trees of Stanley Park, with the city of Vancouver, Canada
August, the last month of the summer, in Vancouver, is also an agreeable month, with average temperature varying between 13.8°C (56.8°F) and 22.2°C (72°F).

Temperature

July and August, with an average high-temperature of 22.2°C (72°F), are the warmest months.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Vancouver is 61.8%.

Rainfall

In Vancouver, during August, the rain falls for 6.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 36.7mm (1.4") of precipitation. In Vancouver, during the entire year, the rain falls for 165.1 days and collects up to 1153.1mm (45.4") of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Vancouver snow does not fall in May through September.

Sea temperature

Months with the warmest seawater in Vancouver are August and September, with an average sea temperature of 11.3°C (52.3°F).
Note: At temperatures below 10°C (50°F), swimming in a suitably protected swimsuit is feasible; otherwise, cold shock and loss of breathing control are imminent. Even a short swim, without thermal protection, at temperatures around 13°C (55.4°F) is not comfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Vancouver, Canada, is 14.3h.

Sunshine

In Vancouver, the average sunshine in August is 8.9h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Vancouver is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. 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 warmest month in Vancouver?

July and August, with an average high-temperature of 22.2°C (72°F), are warmest months in Vancouver.

What is the temperature in August in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, in August, the average high-temperature is 22.2°C (72°F), and the average low-temperature is 13.8°C (56.8°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Vancouver?

The average relative humidity in August in Vancouver, Canada, is 61.8%.

How much does it rain in Vancouver in August?

In Vancouver, in August, during 6.7 rainfall days, 36.7mm (1.4") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Vancouver?

In Vancouver snow does not fall in May through September.

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

August and September, with an average sea temperature of 11.3°C (52.3°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Vancouver, Canada.

How cold is the water in August in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, the average seawater temperature in August is 11.3°C (52.3°F). Swimming in 11.3°C (52.3°F) is considered life-threatening. Even a few minutes in 13°C (55.4°F) water is uncomfortable, and swimming below 10°C (50°F) may cause total loss of breathing control and cold shock, depending on a person's physique.

How many hours of daylight does Vancouver have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Vancouver, Canada, is 14.3h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Vancouver?

In Vancouver, the average sunshine in August is 8.9h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Vancouver?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average high temperature in August: 22.2°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (22.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (6.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 13.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (13.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (0.8°C).

Average humidity in August - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average humidity in August: 61.8%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (81.2%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (61.4%).

Average rainfall in August - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average rainfall in August: 36.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (185.8mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (35.6mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in August: 6.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (19.9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (6.3 days).

Average snowfall in August - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average snowfall in August: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is December (148mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in August - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (2.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in August: 11.3°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are August and September (11.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (6.8°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average daylight in August: 14.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 16.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.3h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8.9h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.3h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.8h).

Average UV index in August - Vancouver, Canada
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 1).