Kandahar
Afghanistan
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Kandahar, Afghanistan

August, the last month of the summer, in Kandahar, is also a sweltering month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 38.2°C (100.8°F) and an average low of 20°C (68°F).

Temperature

In Kandahar, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a torrid 38.2°C (100.8°F). In August, the average low-temperature is 20°C (68°F).

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 25%.

Rainfall

August is the last month it rains in Kandahar. Throughout August, Kandahar collects 1mm (0.04") of precipitation. During the entire year, Kandahar aggregates up to 190.6mm (7.5") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Kandahar, Afghanistan, the average length of the day is 13.3h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Kandahar is 10.9h.

UV index

In Kandahar, Afghanistan, the average daily maximum UV index is 11. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 11 transform into the following instructions:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise.

What is the temperature in August in Kandahar?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, is 38.2°C (100.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 20°C (68°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Kandahar?

The average relative humidity in August is 25%.

What is the last month it rains in Kandahar?

August is the last month it rains in Kandahar. Throughout August, Kandahar collects 1mm (0.04") of precipitation.

What is the average length of the day in August in Kandahar?

The average length of the day in August in Kandahar, Afghanistan, is 13.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Kandahar have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Kandahar is 10.9h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Kandahar?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Kandahar is 11. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Kandahar, Afghanistan
  • Average high temperature in August: 38.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (40.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 20°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (22.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (0°C).

Average humidity in August - Kandahar, Afghanistan
  • Average humidity in August: 25%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (59%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (23%).

Average rainfall in August - Kandahar, Afghanistan
  • Average rainfall in August: 1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (54mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are June and September (0mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Kandahar, Afghanistan
  • Average rainfall days in August: 0 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, February and March (6 days).
Months with the least rainy days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Kandahar, Afghanistan
  • Average daylight in August: 13.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.9h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.4h).

Average UV index in August - Kandahar, Afghanistan
  • Average UV index in August: 11

Months with the highest UV index are May, June and July (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 3).