August weather forecast and climate
Gangtok, India

Weather in August

August, the same as July, in Gangtok, India, is another pleasant rainy (monsoon) season month, with average temperature ranging between max 20.9°C (69.6°F) and min 15°C (59°F).

Temperature

August is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 20.9°C (69.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 15°C (59°F).

Humidity

In Gangtok, the average relative humidity is 78%.

Rainfall

In August, in Gangtok, the rain falls for 29.5 days. Throughout August, 216mm (8.5") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Gangtok, there are 202.1 rainfall days, and 1069mm (42.09") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January, February, April through December are months without snowfall in Gangtok, India.

Daylight

In Gangtok, the average length of the day is 13.1h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Gangtok is 10.5h.

UV index

July through September, with an average maximum UV index of 5, are months with the highest UV index in Gangtok. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Gangtok?

The warmest month in Gangtok, India, is August, with an average high-temperature of 20.9°C (69.6°F) and an average low-temperature of 15°C (59°F).

What is the temperature in August in Gangtok?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Gangtok, India, is 20.9°C (69.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 15°C (59°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Gangtok?

In Gangtok, India, the average relative humidity in August is 78%.

How much does it rain in Gangtok in August?

In August, in Gangtok, the rain falls for 29.5 days. Throughout August, 216mm (8.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Gangtok?

In Gangtok snow does not fall in January, February, April through December.

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

In Gangtok, India, the average length of the day in August is 13.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Gangtok have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Gangtok is 10.5h.

When is the highest UV index in Gangtok?

Months with the highest UV index in Gangtok are July through September, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

How high is the UV index in August in Gangtok?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Gangtok is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Gangtok, India

Average temperature in August - Gangtok, India
  • Average high temperature in August: 20.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (20.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (9.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 15°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (15°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.8°C).

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Average pressure in August
Gangtok, India

Average pressure in August - Gangtok, India
  • Average pressure in August: 1007.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1017.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1006.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Gangtok, India

Average wind speed in August - Gangtok, India
  • Average wind speed in August: 6.7km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (8.9km/h).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6.7km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Gangtok, India

Average humidity in August - Gangtok, India
  • Average humidity in August: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (80%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are January, February and March (50%).

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Average rainfall in August
Gangtok, India

Average rainfall in August - Gangtok, India
  • Average rainfall in August: 216mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (273mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (9mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Gangtok, India

Average rainfall days in August - Gangtok, India
  • Average rainfall days in August: 29.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (30.7 days).
Months with the least rainy days are January and December (4.8 days).

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Average snowfall days in August
Gangtok, India

Average snowfall days in August - Gangtok, India
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is March (0.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are January, February, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Gangtok, India

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Gangtok, India
  • Average daylight in August: 13.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.5h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 11.3h).
Months with the least sunshine are January, February and December (Average sunshine: 7.4).

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Average sunshine days in August
Gangtok, India

Average sunshine days in August - Gangtok, India
  • Average sunshine days in August: 0.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (22.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (0.1 days).

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Average UV index in August
Gangtok, India

Average UV index in August - Gangtok, India
  • Average UV index in August: 5

Months with the highest UV index are July, August and September (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in August
Gangtok, India

Average cloud cover in August - Gangtok, India
  • Average cloud cover in August: 36

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 42).
Months with the least cloud cover are January and December (Cloud cover 10).

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Average visibility in August
Gangtok, India

Average visibility in August - Gangtok, India
  • Average visibility in August: 9km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, October, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are July, August and September (9km).

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