August Weather at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport Honduras
Daily high temperatures are around 92°F, rarely falling below 88°F or exceeding 96°F.
Daily low temperatures are around 75°F, rarely falling below 72°F or exceeding 77°F.
For reference, on May 11, the hottest day of the year, temperatures at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport typically range from 75°F to 94°F, while on January 14, the coldest day of the year, they range from 68°F to 84°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in August at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on August. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in August at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
Monaragala, Sri Lanka (10,740 miles away) and Reina Mercedes, Philippines (9,425 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport (view comparison).
The month of August at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 82% throughout the month. The lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 80% on August 4.
The clearest day of the month is August 4, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 20% of the time.
For reference, on June 14, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 90%, while on January 27, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 77%.
Cloud Cover Categories in August at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. At Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport, the chance of a wet day over the course of August is gradually increasing, starting the month at 37% and ending it at 39%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 41% on June 29, and its lowest chance is 10% on March 30.
Probability of Precipitation in August at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport
To show variation within the month and not just the monthly total, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport is essentially constant, remaining about 3.7 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 7.0 inches or falling below 0.9 inches.
The lowest average 31-day accumulation is 3.6 inches on August 13.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport
Over the course of August at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport, the length of the day is gradually decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 23 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 45 seconds, and weekly decrease of 5 minutes, 15 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 12 hours, 26 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 12 hours, 48 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport
The earliest sunrise of the month at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport is 5:33 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 5 minutes later at 5:38 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 6:22 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 17 minutes earlier at 6:04 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is not observed at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport during 2022.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:22 AM and sets 13 hours, 3 minutes later, at 6:24 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:13 AM and sets 11 hours, 13 minutes later, at 5:26 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for August 2022. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in August at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport
We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.
The chance that a given day will be muggy at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport is essentially constant during August, remaining around 100% throughout.
For reference, on August 15, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 100% of the time, while on January 13, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 90% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in August at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.
The average hourly wind speed at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport is essentially constant during August, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 3.2 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on February 24, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.9 miles per hour, while on September 15, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 2.9 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in August at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport
The wind direction at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport during August is predominantly out of the east from August 1 to August 9 and the north from August 9 to August 31.
Wind Direction in August at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport
Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport is essentially constant during August, remaining around 85°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in August at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport
Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).
Temperatures at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in August at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport
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Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.
The average accumulated growing degree days at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport are very rapidly increasing during August, increasing by 925°F, from 6,156°F to 7,081°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in August at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport
This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport is essentially constant during August, remaining within 0.2 kWh of 5.3 kWh throughout.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in August at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport are 15.453 deg latitude, -87.924 deg longitude, and 102 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 121 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 99 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (2,772 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (8,970 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport is covered by cropland (36%), grassland (34%), trees (20%), and shrubs (10%), within 10 miles by trees (41%) and cropland (26%), and within 50 miles by trees (46%) and water (26%).
This report illustrates the typical weather at Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport has a weather station that reported reliably enough during the analysis period that we have included it in our network. When available, historical temperature and dew point measurements are taken directly from this weather station. These records are obtained from NOAA's Integrated Surface Hourly data set, falling back on ICAO METAR records as required.
In the case of missing or erroneous measurements from this station, we fall back on records from nearby stations, adjusted according to typical seasonal and diurnal intra-station differences. For a given day of the year and hour of the day, the fallback station is selected to minimize the prediction error over the years for which there are measurements for both stations.
All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , by Jean Meeus.
All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.
Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
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