August weather forecast
Thimphu, Bhutan

Mountain peaks and slopes in the Valley country of Thimphu, Bhutan
Mountain peaks and slopes in the Valley country of Thimphu, Bhutan

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Thimphu, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature ranging between max 25°C (77°F) and min 15.8°C (60.4°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 25°C (77°F) and an average low-temperature of 15.8°C (60.4°F), August is the warmest month.

Rainfall

In August, in Thimphu, the rain falls for 20 days. Throughout August, 345mm (13.58") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 97 rainfall days, and 1447mm (56.97") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August in Thimphu, Bhutan, is 13h and 6min.
On the first day of August in Thimphu, sunrise is at 05:24 and sunset at 18:50. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:39 and sunset at 18:23 +06.

Sunshine

July through September, with an average of 5h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Thimphu.

UV index

April through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Thimphu. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Thimphu?

August is the warmest month in Thimphu, with an average high-temperature of 25°C (77°F) and an average low-temperature of 15.8°C (60.4°F).

How much does it rain in Thimphu in August?

In Thimphu, Bhutan, in August, it is raining for 20 days, with typically 345mm (13.58") of accumulated precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Thimphu have in August?

In August, the average day length in Thimphu, Bhutan, is 13h and 6min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Thimphu?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:24 and sunset at 18:50. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:39 and sunset at 18:23 +06.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Thimphu?

The months with the least sunshine are July through September, with an average of 5h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in August in Thimphu?

In Thimphu, the average sunshine duration in August is 5h.

When is the highest UV index in Thimphu?

The months with the highest UV index in Thimphu are April through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in August in Thimphu?

In Thimphu, Bhutan, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Thimphu, Bhutan

Average temperature in August - Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Average high temperature in August: 25°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (25°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 15.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (15.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-2.6°C).

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Average rainfall in August
Thimphu, Bhutan

Average rainfall in August - Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Average rainfall in August: 345mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (373mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (8mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Thimphu, Bhutan

Average rainfall days in August - Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Average rainfall days in August: 20 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (20 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Thimphu, Bhutan

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 6min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 51min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 26min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 5h

The months with the most sunshine are January, March, April and November (Average sunshine: 8h).
The months with the least sunshine are July, August and September (Average sunshine: 5).

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Average UV index in August
Thimphu, Bhutan

Average UV index in August - Thimphu, Bhutan
  • Average UV index in August: 12

The months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 5).

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