The monsoon continues its reign over Dehradun
with the rainfall hitting its annual peak. The city's temperature becomes more stable compared to July
, rendering an unpredictable yet intriguing climate. The humidity remains on the higher side, but the city manages to keep its cool thanks to the surrounding mountains. The ceaseless rain can sometimes cause disruption in daily activities, but the city's unyielding beauty under the grey skies compensates well. August truly illustrates the resplendence of monsoons in Dehradun.
August in Dehradun is marked by an average high-temperature of a moderately hot 29.4°C, almost identical to the preceding month. In the month of August, the temperature in Dehradun, India
, generally rests at an average low of 22.4°C.
For most parts of August, the heat index is appraised at a fiery hot 37°C. Implement additional safety measures to avoid heat cramps and heat exhaustion. Persistent activity might trigger heatstroke.
Heat index specifics point out values are for conditions of shade and a slight breeze. Heat index values have the potential to be boosted by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees due to direct sunlight.Note
: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature' or 'real feel', is a fusion of air temperature and moisture levels to demonstrate the sensation of heat. Additional factors encompassing metabolic differences, the level of physical activity, and clothing can impact the individual's perception of temperature. When exposed to direct sunlight, it's possible for the heat index to increase by as much as 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are extremely vital to babies and toddlers. Children commonly overlook the importance of rest and fluid replenishment. Thirst, being a delayed sign of dehydration, emphasizes the need to keep hydration up, especially during lengthy physical activities.
Perspiration is the body's default response to elevated temperatures, as it promotes the evaporation of sweat to achieve cooling. In situations of high air temperature combined with high humidity (significant heat index), the body's ability to perspire is reduced, heightening the sense of warmth. Excessive heat gain, when not shed effectively by the body, can result in increasing body temperatures and related hazards.
The most humid month is August, with an average relative humidity of 86%.
The month with the most rainfall in Dehradun, India, is August, when 728mm of precipitation is typically aggregated.
In Dehradun, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 13min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 5:36 am and sunset at 7:12 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:53 am and sunset at 6:42 pm IST.