The weather scenario in August
carries over the monsoon spirit from July
. The city echoes the sounds of rain drops hitting the surface, a common melody during this period. Gradually, the extreme wet phase begins to wane, although rainfall remains significantly high. In August, rainfall decreases from 377mm (14.84") to a still-considerable 227mm (8.94"). The city, while undeniably damp, continues to thrive under significant daylight, painting a vibrant picture of life amidst rain.
August, with its average high-temperature of 32.1°C (89.8°F) and an average low-temperature of 25.4°C (77.7°F), holds the record as the warmest month.
Throughout August, the heat index is computed to be a blazing hot 46°C (114.8°F). Keep wary
: Heat cramps along with heat exhaustion are expected. Heatstroke is a possible outcome of ongoing activity.
It is crucial to understand that heat index figures are for shade and gentle wind conditions. Exposing to direct sunshine may enhance heat index values by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.Note
: The heat index, also known as 'real feel' or 'felt air temperature', represents the fusion of temperature and moisture in the air to suggest how warm it feels. An individual's perception of weather can be swayed by a variety of elements including metabolic differences, pregnancy status, and their level of physical exertion. Recognize that direct exposure to the sun can escalate the heat effect, potentially adding 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees to the heat index. Heat index values are largely significant for babies and toddlers. Children frequently do not understand the need for recuperation and hydration. Thirst, being a late manifestation of dehydration, underlines the need to hydrate frequently, especially when engaging in prolonged physical exercises.
One way the human body deals with excessive warmth is by perspiring and allowing sweat to evaporate. Relative humidity in excess curtails evaporation, therefore reducing heat dissipation from the body, leading to feelings of excess heat. When heat uptake goes beyond the body's cooling mechanisms, there's a surge in body temperature, posing health risks.
In Guwahati, the average relative humidity in August is 82%.
In August, in Guwahati, the rain falls for 15.4 days. Throughout August, 227mm (8.94") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 111.3 rainfall days, and 1722mm (67.8") of precipitation is accumulated.
The average length of the day in August is 13h and 2min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 4:48 am and sunset at 6:09 pm. On the last day of August, in Guwahati, India
, sunrise is at 5:02 am and sunset at 5:43 pm IST.
The average sunshine in August is 5.2h.