Cuddalore
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Cuddalore, India

August, like July, is another hot rainy (monsoon) season month in Cuddalore, India, with average temperature fluctuating between 27°C (80.6°F) and 32.7°C (90.9°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still tropical 32.7°C (90.9°F). The average low-temperature, is 27°C (80.6°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at an extremely hot 41.7°C (107.1°F). Be wary - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are highly anticipated. With continued activity, heatstroke is very likely.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, clothing, metabolic differences). Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. When the relative humidity is high, the evaporation rate is reduced. The warmth is removed from the body at a lower rate, causing the body to retain more heat than it would in dry air. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Cuddalore is 68%.

Rainfall

In August, in Cuddalore, the rain falls for 20.8 days. Throughout August, 68mm (2.68") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 164.8 rainfall days, and 537mm (21.14") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Cuddalore, India, the average seawater temperature is 28.9°C (84°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Cuddalore is 12.5h.

Sunshine

In Cuddalore, the average sunshine in August is 9.5h.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Cuddalore are January through March, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in August in Cuddalore?

In August, in Cuddalore, the average high-temperature is 32.7°C (90.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 27°C (80.6°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is appraised at 41.7°C (107.1°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Cuddalore?

In August, the average relative humidity is 68%.

How many days does it rain in August in Cuddalore?

In Cuddalore, India, in August, during 20.8 rainfall days, 68mm (2.68") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in August in Cuddalore?

In August, the average sea temperature in Cuddalore, India, is 28.9°C (84°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does Cuddalore have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Cuddalore is 12.5h.

How many hours of sunshine does Cuddalore have in August?

The average sunshine in August is 9.5h.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Cuddalore?

January through March, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index.

How high is the UV index in August in Cuddalore?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Cuddalore is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Cuddalore, India
  • Average high temperature in August: 32.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (35.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 27°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (28.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.8°C).

Average humidity in August - Cuddalore, India
  • Average humidity in August: 68%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (61%).

Average rainfall in August - Cuddalore, India
  • Average rainfall in August: 68mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (116mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (6mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Cuddalore, India
  • Average rainfall days in August: 20.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (22.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (3.9 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Cuddalore, India
  • Average sea temperature in August: 28.9°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are April and May (29.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (26.8°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Cuddalore, India
  • Average daylight in August: 12.5h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9.5h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.2h).

Average UV index in August - Cuddalore, India
  • Average UV index in August: 7

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).