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The Great Wildebeest Migration in August?

Where are the wildebeest herds in August?

August is the best month to witness the Wildebeest Migration River Crossings in Masai Mara and Serengeti.

Highlights of Wildebeest Migration in August

  • More than 500,000 wildebeests cross the main Mara River in Serengeti and Masai Mara.
  • You can easily witness river crossing in Masai Mara and Serengeti
  • Masai Mara is filled with gnus, making it easy for big cats hunting
  • Wildebeests do come to Northern Serengeti and Masai Mara purposely for mating reasons

August :- Wildebeest Crossings in Masai Mara and Serengeti is intesified

The Wildebeest Migration in August is one of the most awaited events as the wildebeest crossings intensify in Masai Mara and Serengeti. More herds, around more than 500,000 wildebeests migrate and cross these infested rivers in Northern Serengeti and the Main Masai Mara Reserve.

Huge Herds cross these sections, in Serengeti, from points 1 to 11; in Masai Mara, they use the Lookout, Sand River, and Serena Crossing Points. They fill up the entire reserve and conservancies in Masai Mara.

Masai Mara is the best place to see the wildebeest migration and crossing in August.

Wildebeest Migration Map in August

Climate and Weather in August

Wildebeest Migration Weather Conditions in August

Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park endures the dry spell into August. Despite consistent rainfall in double-digit millimeters, it is relatively low compared to the peak water season. The drop in precipitation from July is slight, with a recorded 19mm (0.75″) during August. The weather elements sustain a balanced atmosphere with steady hours of daylight and a strong UV index. Interestingly, August’s conditions prove conducive for the park’s migration events, attracting countless visitors.

Temperature

August’s arrival brings an average high temperature of a still moderately hot 26°C (78.8°F), slightly deviating from July’s 25°C (77°F). Serengeti National Park logs a notable disparity from the daily highs during August, as the nighttime temperature lowers to an average of 14°C (57.2°F).

Rainfall

In August, in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, the rain falls for 6 days. Throughout August, 19mm (0.75″) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 142 rainfall days, and 840mm (33.07″) of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August in Serengeti National Park is 12 hours and 2min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:46, and sunset is at 18:47. On the last day of August, in Serengeti National Park, sunrise is at 06:38, and sunset is at 18:42 EAT.

Sunshine

January through March, and June through December, with an average of 8 hours of sunshine, are the months with the most sunshine in Serengeti National Park.

Daytime temperature 26.6°C
Nightly temperature 14.2°C
Average temperature 20.4°C
Daily sunshine 8.2 hrs
Avg rainfall 22 mm
Rainy days days
Sea temperature 25.6°C
Humidity 65%
Windspeed 11.2kph

Gallery of Wildebeest Migration in August

Enjoy some amazing photos of wildebeest migration seen and sighted during this month of the year.

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