Nassau Weather in August

August brings a peak in temperatures and rainfall to Nassau, The Bahamas. The weather is only slightly hotter now than during the rest of summer. But heavy rainstorms occur noticeably more often this month.

This page gives detailed information on the typical August temperature, rain, sun, humidity, wind and storms for Nassau.

The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at the Lynden Pindling International Airport, located west of Nassau on New Providence Island.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

90 °F August average high 32 °C
75 °F August average low 24 °C

Daytime temperatures usually climb no higher than 95 degrees Fahrenheit (35 degrees Celsius).

Nighttime temperatures only rarely get as cool as 64 °F (18 °C).

Rainy Weather iconRain

9.3 in total precipitation 236 mm
19 days of rain

August is Nassau's wettest month. Nearly two out of three days have some rain.

Sunny Weather iconSun

66 % sunshine
267 hours of sun

The sun's rays reach the ground at Nassau during 66 percent of daylight hours on average in August, for a total of 267 hours in the month.

Daylight in August at Nassau lasts an average of 12 hours and 58 minutes a day. The longest day of the month is the 1st with 13 hours and 17 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have shortened to 12:39 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.

Humid Weather iconHumidity

79 % August average humidity

Nassau is a littler more humid during August than most months.

Windy Weather iconWind

15.4 mph August wind speed average 24.8 kph

August is less windy than most other months in Nassau.

Stormy Weather iconStorms

14 % chance a tropical storm approaches
6 % likelihood of a hurricane in August

There's a 14 percent probability that a named tropical storm will approach within 100 miles (165 km) of Nassau during August. The chance of a major hurricane (category 3 to 5) reaching the area is 1 percent.


These weather data are long-term historical averages provided by The Bahamas Department of Meteorology and World Meteorological Organization. The temperature and precipitation numbers are 1971-2000 normals while the sun, humidity and wind statistics are 1961-1990 normals. The named storm probabilities come from the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, Hurricane Research Division.

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