August weather forecast and climate
Purna, India

August, like July, in Purna, India, is another warm rainy (monsoon) season month, with average temperature varying between 23.4°C (74.1°F) and 29.4°C (84.9°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a moderately hot 29.4°C (84.9°F). The average low-temperature, in August, is 23.4°C (74.1°F).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a sweltering 35.2°C (95.4°F). Take special precautions - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are expected. Heatstroke may occur with lengthy activity.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. 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 cools itself through perspiration, as excessive warmth is removed from the body through sweat evaporation. With a lot of moisture in the air, the evaporation process is not as effective, and the body does not cool down as efficiently, creating a perception of overheating. When heat gain exceeds the level the body can remove, body temperature begins to rise, and heat-related illnesses and disorders may develop.

Humidity

With an average relative humidity of 77%, August is the most humid month in Purna.

Rainfall

In Purna, during August, the rain falls for 25.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 189mm (7.44") of precipitation. In Purna, during the entire year, the rain falls for 116.8 days and collects up to 711mm (27.99") of precipitation.

Daylight

In Purna, the average length of the day in August is 12.8h.

Sunshine

August has the least sunshine of the year, with an average of 6.5h of sunshine.

UV index

Months with the lowest UV index in Purna are January, July, August, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in August in Purna?

In August, the average high-temperature is 29.4°C (84.9°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.4°C (74.1°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in August is appraised at 35.2°C (95.4°F).

What is the most humid month in Purna?

The most humid month is August, with an average relative humidity of 77%.

What is the average humidity in August in Purna?

In August, the average relative humidity in Purna, India, is 77%.

How much does it rain in Purna in August?

In August, the rain falls for 25.4 days. Throughout August, 189mm (7.44") of precipitation is accumulated.

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

The average length of the day in August in Purna, India, is 12.8h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Purna?

The month with the least sunshine in Purna is August, with an average of 6.5h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Purna have in August?

In August, the average sunshine in Purna, India, is 6.5h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Purna?

January, July, August, October through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the lowest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in August in Purna?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Purna, India, is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Purna, India
  • Average high temperature in August: 29.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (41.6°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (28.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 23.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (31.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (16.8°C).

Average pressure in August - Purna, India
  • Average pressure in August: 1004.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1014.5mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1002.6mbar).

Average wind speed in August - Purna, India
  • Average wind speed in August: 14km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (16.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (8.1km/h).

Average humidity in August - Purna, India
  • Average humidity in August: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (18%).

Average rainfall in August - Purna, India
  • Average rainfall in August: 189mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (202mm).
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January, February and December (2mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Purna, India
  • Average rainfall days in August: 25.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (25.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (1.1 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Purna, India
  • Average daylight in August: 12.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6.5h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 12.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6.5h).

Average sunshine days in August - Purna, India
  • Average sunshine days in August: 3.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (29.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (3.8 days).

Average UV index in August - Purna, India
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are April and May (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, July, August, October, November and December (UV index 6).

Average cloud cover in August - Purna, India
  • Average cloud cover in August: 57

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 58).
The month with the least cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 6).

Average visibility in August - Purna, 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).