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 23rd July 2024.

21.14° C

(70.04° F)

  • yesterday: 21.38° C (70.48° F)
  • a week ago: 20.96° C (69.73° 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 July 23rd over the last 10 years is 20.69° C (69.24° F), with a low temperature of 19.1° C (66.38° F) and a high of 22.68° C (72.82° F).

Analysis and forecast for Luanda water temperatures

The water temperature in Luanda today is higher than the average temperature of 20.69° C (69.24° F) and the temperature on this day last year, 23rd July 2023, was 21.11° C (70° F).

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

Date Temperature (Celsius) Temperature (Fahrenheit)
July 23 21.14° C 70.04° F
July 22 21.38° C 70.48° F
July 21 20.07° C 68.13° F
July 20 20.52° C 68.94° F
July 19 21.14° C 70.05° F
July 18 21.87° C 71.37° F
July 17 21.17° C 70.11° F
July 16 20.96° C 69.73° F
July 15 20.93° C 69.67° F
July 14 20.82° C 69.48° F
July 13 21.15° C 70.07° F
July 12 21.4° C 70.52° F
July 11 21.74° C 71.13° F
July 10 22.95° C 73.31° F
July 9 23.33° C 73.99° F
July 8 23.66° C 74.59° F
July 7 22.34° C 72.21° F
July 6 22.45° C 72.41° F
July 5 22.62° C 72.72° F
July 4 22.38° C 72.28° F
July 3 22.44° C 72.39° F
July 2 22.89° C 73.2° F
July 1 22.53° C 72.55° F
June 30 22.53° C 72.55° F
June 29 22.47° C 72.45° F
June 28 22.52° C 72.54° F
June 27 22.59° C 72.66° F
June 26 22.72° C 72.9° F
June 25 22.85° C 73.13° F
June 24 22.85° C 73.13° F
June 23 22.72° C 72.9° 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 23.18° C (73.72° F) in Soyo. The lowest is in Tombua, where the temperature of the water is 19.49° C (67.07° 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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