Average Weather in August in Hlabisa South Africa
Daily high temperatures increase by 2°F, from 75°F to 77°F, rarely falling below 65°F or exceeding 89°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 4°F, from 51°F to 55°F, rarely falling below 46°F or exceeding 60°F.
For reference, on January 31, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Hlabisa typically range from 67°F to 85°F, while on July 6, the coldest day of the year, they range from 50°F to 74°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in August
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
The month of August in Hlabisa experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 13% to 18%.
The clearest day of the month is August 2, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 87% of the time.
For reference, on November 14, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 41%, while on July 24, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 88%.
Cloud Cover Categories in August
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. In Hlabisa, the chance of a wet day over the course of August is gradually increasing, starting the month at 8% and ending it at 12%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 48% on December 11, and its lowest chance is 6% on June 25.
Probability of Precipitation in August
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Hlabisa is gradually increasing, starting the month at 0.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.2 inches, and ending the month at 1.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.0 inches or falls below 0.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in Hlabisa, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 42 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 25 seconds, and weekly increase of 9 minutes, 55 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 1, with 10 hours, 48 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 31, with 11 hours, 31 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August
The latest sunrise of the month in Hlabisa is 6:34 AM on August 1 and the earliest sunrise is 27 minutes earlier at 6:07 AM on August 31.
The earliest sunset is 5:23 PM on August 1 and the latest sunset is 15 minutes later at 5:38 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is not observed in Hlabisa during 2021.
For reference, on December 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 4:52 AM and sets 13 hours, 56 minutes later, at 6:48 PM, while on June 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:43 AM and sets 10 hours, 21 minutes later, at 5:04 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for August 2021. 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
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Hlabisa is essentially constant during August, remaining within 1% of 1% throughout.
For reference, on February 11, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 77% of the time, while on July 18, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in August
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Hlabisa is increasing during August, increasing from 10.1 miles per hour to 11.1 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on October 3, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 11.8 miles per hour, while on April 27, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.7 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in August
The hourly average wind direction in Hlabisa throughout August is predominantly from the north, with a peak proportion of 41% on August 22.
Wind Direction in August
Hlabisa 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 in Hlabisa is essentially constant during August, remaining around 71°F throughout.
The lowest average surface water temperature during August is 71°F on August 17.
Average Water Temperature in August
Temperatures in Hlabisa 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
The average accumulated growing degree days in Hlabisa are increasing during August, increasing by 410°F, from 353°F to 763°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in August
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Hlabisa is gradually increasing during August, rising by 0.8 kWh, from 4.1 kWh to 4.9 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in August
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Hlabisa are -28.145 deg latitude, 31.877 deg longitude, and 1,693 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Hlabisa contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 889 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,579 feet. Within 10 miles also contains very significant variations in elevation (1,962 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (4,997 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Hlabisa is covered by cropland (72%), bare soil (13%), and shrubs (13%), within 10 miles by cropland (31%) and grassland (26%), and within 50 miles by cropland (28%) and grassland (24%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Hlabisa, 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
There are 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Hlabisa.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Hlabisa according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Hlabisa is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Hlabisa and a given station.
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .