The climate in Basse-Terre during August can be summarized as hot, humid and very wet.
August is in the summer in Basse-Terre and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 28°C (83°F), whilst at night 21°C (70°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||28.2°C 82.8°F|
|Nightly temperature||20.9°C 69.6°F|
|Average temperature||24.6°C 76.2°F|
|Daily sunshine||8.3 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||357 mm 14 ins|
|Rainy days||23 days|
|Sea temperature||28.7°C 83.6°F|
|Windspeed||19.8kph 12 mph|
On average August is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Basse-Terre with around 357mm 14 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 23 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.3 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Basse-Terre in August 2021.
|Hottest month:||August||28°C 82.4°F|
|Driest month:||February||149mm 5.9ins|
|Coldest month:||February||25.2°C 77.4°F|
|Wettest month:||September||385mm 15.2ins|