Puducherry
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Puducherry, India

August, the same as July, is a very hot rainy (monsoon) season month in Puducherry, India, with average temperature fluctuating between 25°C (77°F) and 35°C (95°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still torrid 35°C (95°F). The average low-temperature, in Puducherry, is 25°C (77°F).

Rainfall

In August, in Puducherry, the rain falls for 6 days. Throughout August, 167mm (6.6") of precipitation is accumulated. In Puducherry, during the entire year, the rain falls for 47 days and collects up to 1240mm (48.8") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Puducherry, in August, the average water 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 Puducherry is 12.5h.

Sunshine

June through November, with an average of 6h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine in Puducherry.

UV index

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Puducherry. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 in August interpret into the following advice:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in August in Puducherry?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Puducherry, is 35°C (95°F), while the average low-temperature is 25°C (77°F).

How much does it rain in Puducherry in August?

In Puducherry, India, in August, it is raining for 6 days, with typically 167mm (6.6") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in August in Puducherry?

In August, the average sea temperature in Puducherry, 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 Puducherry have in August?

In August, the average length of the day is 12.5h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Puducherry?

Months with the least sunshine in Puducherry, India, are June through November, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Puducherry have in August?

In Puducherry, the average sunshine in August is 6h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Puducherry?

Months with the highest UV index are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Puducherry?

In Puducherry, India, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Puducherry, India
  • Average high temperature in August: 35°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are May and June (37°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January and December (28°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 25°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are May and June (27°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20°C).

Average rainfall in August - Puducherry, India
  • Average rainfall in August: 167mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (300mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (9mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Puducherry, India
  • Average rainfall days in August: 6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (9 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is April (0 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Puducherry, 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 - Puducherry, India
  • Average daylight in August: 12.5h

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

  • Average sunshine in August: 6h

Months with most sunshine are February, March and April (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are June, July, August, September, October and November (Average sunshine: 6).

Average UV index in August - Puducherry, India
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 9).