August weather forecast and climate
Ranchi, India

August, the same as July, is a moderately hot rainy (monsoon) season month in Ranchi, India, with temperature in the range of an average high of 29.8°C (85.6°F) and an average low of 23.5°C (74.3°F).

Temperature

In Ranchi, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a warm 29.8°C (85.6°F). The average low-temperature, in Ranchi, India, is 23.5°C (74.3°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is evaluated at a sweltering 38.2°C (100.8°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. With the 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', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. Additional factors like activity, metabolic differences, clothing, and differences in body mass, height, and shape affect individual temperature impact. 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. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.
The human body normally cools itself by perspiration. Excessive warmth is eliminated from the body by evaporation of sweat. 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

August is the most humid month in Ranchi, India, with an average relative humidity of 84%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is August when the rain falls for 23.9 days and typically aggregates up to 223mm (8.78") of precipitation.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 12.9h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 7.9h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Ranchi is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. 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.

What is the temperature in August in Ranchi?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 29.8°C (85.6°F), while the average low-temperature is 23.5°C (74.3°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), that combines both air temperature and relative humidity, in August is estimated at 38.2°C (100.8°F).

What is the most humid month in Ranchi?

With an average relative humidity of 84%, August is the most humid month in Ranchi, India.

What is the average humidity in August in Ranchi?

The average relative humidity in August in Ranchi is 84%.

How much does it rain in Ranchi in August?

In Ranchi, in August, during 23.9 rainfall days, 223mm (8.78") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Ranchi?

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 23.9 days and accumulates 223mm (8.78") of precipitation.

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

In Ranchi, India, the average length of the day in August is 12.9h.

How many hours of sunshine does Ranchi have in August?

In Ranchi, India, the average sunshine in August is 7.9h.

How high is the UV index in August in Ranchi?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Ranchi, India, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Ranchi, India
  • Average high temperature in August: 29.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (38.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (23.5°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 23.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (26.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.4°C).

Average pressure in August - Ranchi, India
  • Average pressure in August: 1001.9mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1016.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (999.9mbar).

Average wind speed in August - Ranchi, India
  • Average wind speed in August: 9.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (10.8km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is November (6.9km/h).

Average humidity in August - Ranchi, India
  • Average humidity in August: 84%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (26%).

Average rainfall in August - Ranchi, India
  • Average rainfall in August: 223mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (223mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (6mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Ranchi, India
  • Average rainfall days in August: 23.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (24.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.4 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Ranchi, India
  • Average daylight in August: 12.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.7h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 7.9h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 12h).
Months with the least sunshine are January, February and December (Average sunshine: 7.4).

Average sunshine days in August - Ranchi, India
  • Average sunshine days in August: 6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (28.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (5.7 days).

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

Months with the highest UV index are April and May (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 5).

Average cloud cover in August - Ranchi, India
  • Average cloud cover in August: 59

The month with the most cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 59).
Months with the least cloud cover are April and December (Cloud cover 9).

Average visibility in August - Ranchi, India
  • Average visibility in August: 8km

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, November and December (10km).
Months with the lowest visibility are August and September (8km).