August weather forecast
New Delhi, India

The tomb of Mughal Emperor Humayun, in New Delhi, India
The tomb of Mughal Emperor Humayun, in New Delhi, India

Weather in August

August, the same as July, is another torrid rainy (monsoon) season month in New Delhi, India, with an average temperature ranging between min 28.2°C (82.8°F) and max 35.4°C (95.7°F).

Temperature

In New Delhi, India, the average high-temperature in August is practically the same as in July - a still torrid 35.4°C (95.7°F). In New Delhi, the average low-temperature is 28.2°C (82.8°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is appraised at a burning hot 47.3°C (117.1°F). Beware: Heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, clothing, wind). 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. A higher relative humidity affects normal body cooling by reducing the evaporation rate, subsequently lowering the rate at which the body cools and increasing the perception of heat. 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

The most humid month in New Delhi, India, is August, with an average relative humidity of 62%.

Rainfall

In New Delhi, during 17.2 rainfall days, 76mm (2.99") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In New Delhi, during the entire year, the rain falls for 74.2 days and collects up to 305mm (12.01") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13h and 9min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:42 am and sunset at 7:12 pm. On the last day of August, in New Delhi, sunrise is at 5:58 am and sunset at 6:44 pm IST.

Sunshine

In New Delhi, the average sunshine in August is 10.7h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 8 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in New Delhi?

In August, in New Delhi, the average high-temperature is 35.4°C (95.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 28.2°C (82.8°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is appraised at 47.3°C (117.1°F).

What is the most humid month in New Delhi?

With an average relative humidity of 62%, August is the most humid month in New Delhi.

What is the average humidity in August in New Delhi?

The average relative humidity in August in New Delhi, India, is 62%.

How many days does it rain in August in New Delhi?

In New Delhi, in August, during 17.2 rainfall days, 76mm (2.99") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the average length of the day in August in New Delhi?

In August, the average day length is 13h and 9min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in New Delhi?

On the first day of August, sunrise is at 5:42 am and sunset at 7:12 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 5:58 am and sunset at 6:44 pm IST.

How many hours of sunshine does New Delhi have in August?

In New Delhi, India, the average sunshine duration in August is 10.7h.

What is the UV index reading in August in New Delhi?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in New Delhi, India, is 8. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
New Delhi, India

Average temperature in August - New Delhi, India
  • Average high temperature in August: 35.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (42.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (20.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 28.2°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (32°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (9.2°C).

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Average pressure in August
New Delhi, India

Average pressure in August - New Delhi, India
  • Average pressure in August: 999.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1017mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (996.7mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
New Delhi, India

Average wind speed in August - New Delhi, India
  • Average wind speed in August: 8.8km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (10.6km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (6.7km/h).

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Average humidity in August
New Delhi, India

Average humidity in August - New Delhi, India
  • Average humidity in August: 62%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (62%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (18%).

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Average rainfall in August
New Delhi, India

Average rainfall in August - New Delhi, India
  • Average rainfall in August: 76mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (86mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is October (2mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
New Delhi, India

Average rainfall days in August - New Delhi, India
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (17.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (1.2 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
New Delhi, India

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - New Delhi, India
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 9min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h and 56min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10h and 22min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.7h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 7.3h).

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Average sunshine days in August
New Delhi, India

Average sunshine days in August - New Delhi, India
  • Average sunshine days in August: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (29.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (12.3 days).

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Average UV index in August
New Delhi, India

Average UV index in August - New Delhi, India
  • Average UV index in August: 8

The months with the highest UV index are April, May and June (UV index 9).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 4).

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Average cloud cover in August
New Delhi, India

Average cloud cover in August - New Delhi, India
  • Average cloud cover in August: 38

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 38).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 5).

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Average visibility in August
New Delhi, India

Average visibility in August - New Delhi, India
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

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

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