Luanda Sea Temperature

Looking to find out what the sea water temperature in Luanda is for today and the next few days? Below are data and charts that will give you information about sea temperatures in Luanda and nearby locations.

Water temperature in Luanda right now

Below is the current sea temperature for Luanda, Angola on 26th September 2023.

23.26° C

(73.88° F)

  • yesterday: 22.77° C (72.99° F)
  • a week ago: 22.24° C (72.03° F)

Water at this temperature is very pleasant to swim in and if you tend to wear a wetsuit when swimming, you might consider removing it now to avoid the body overheating.

The average sea temperature for Luanda on September 26th over the last 10 years is 23.16° C (73.69° F), with a low temperature of 21.97° C (71.55° F) and a high of 24.59° C (76.26° F).

Analysis and forecast for Luanda water temperatures

The water temperature in Luanda today is higher than the average temperature of 23.16° C (73.69° F) and the temperature on this day last year, 26th September 2022, was 23.27° C (73.89° F).

The chart and table below shows the change in water temperature in Luanda over the last 30 days:

Date Temperature (Celsius) Temperature (Fahrenheit)
September 26 23.26° C 73.88° F
September 25 22.77° C 72.99° F
September 24 22.66° C 72.79° F
September 23 22.62° C 72.72° F
September 22 22.45° C 72.41° F
September 21 21.96° C 71.53° F
September 20 22.38° C 72.28° F
September 19 22.24° C 72.03° F
September 18 22.26° C 72.07° F
September 17 21.7° C 71.06° F
September 16 21.86° C 71.35° F
September 15 22.33° C 72.19° F
September 14 22.29° C 72.12° F
September 13 22.01° C 71.62° F
September 12 21.56° C 70.81° F
September 11 20.94° C 69.69° F
September 10 21.47° C 70.65° F
September 9 20.81° C 69.46° F
September 8 21.28° C 70.3° F
September 7 21.26° C 70.27° F
September 6 21.14° C 70.05° F
September 5 20.85° C 69.53° F
September 4 20.56° C 69.01° F
September 3 20.1° C 68.18° F
September 2 20° C 68° F
September 1 20.23° C 68.41° F
August 31 20.38° C 68.68° F
August 30 20.33° C 68.59° F
August 29 20.36° C 68.65° F
August 28 20.27° C 68.49° F
August 27 20.22° C 68.4° F

The actual nearshore temperatures may vary by several degrees and this can also be heavily affected by weather. Strong winds can cause cold, deep waters to replace the surface waters that had been warmed by the sun, and heavy rain can also reduce the temperature of the sea surface temperature as well.

Water temperature in Luanda by month

The chart below shows the monthly average water temperature in Luanda.

For more detailed information on how the sea temperature in Luanda changes for each month of the year, choose from the months below.

Luanda map and nearby water temperatures

The highest temperature in Angola today is 24.5° C (76.11° F) in Soyo. The lowest is in Tombua, where the temperature of the water is 18.09° C (64.57° F).

Why measure sea surface temperatures (SST) in Luanda?

The ocean covers about 71% of the Earth's surface, and scientists record the sea surface temperature (SST) of locations such as Luanda because they want to understand and learn how the ocean communicates with the atomosphere of Earth.

SST is one measure that provides information on the global climate, and it can be used to predict the weather in Luanda as well as atmospheric model simulations and to study marine ecosystems in the area.

Data source and citation

Raw data for the calculations made to find the sea surface temperature in Luanda comes from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and their 1/4° daily Optimum Interpolation Sea Surface Temperature.

The water temperature data is constructed by combining observations from different platforms (satellites, ships, buoys, and Argo floats) on a regular global grid. A spatially complete sea surface temperature map is then built by interpolating to fill in gaps in the data.

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