August weather forecast and climate
Almaty, Kazakhstan

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Almaty, Kazakhstan, with average temperature varying between 16.9°C (62.4°F) and 29.4°C (84.9°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a warm 29.4°C (84.9°F). The average low-temperature, in August, is 16.9°C (62.4°F).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at 29.6°C (85.3°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
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 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like activity, wind, clothing, and differences in body mass, height, and shape affect individual temperature impact. 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 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.

Humidity

August is the least humid month in Almaty, with an average relative humidity of 45%.

Rainfall

In Almaty, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 30mm (1.18") of accumulated precipitation. In Almaty, during the entire year, the rain falls for 122 days and collects up to 684mm (26.93") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through May, August through December. August is the first month it typically snows in Almaty. Throughout August, there are 0.1 snowfall days. Throughout the year, there are 53.4 snowfall days.

Daylight

In Almaty, the average length of the day is 13.9h.

Sunshine

In Almaty, the average sunshine in August is 9.5h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 9, are months with the highest UV index in Almaty, Kazakhstan. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 9 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in August in Almaty?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Almaty, Kazakhstan, is 29.4°C (84.9°F), while the average low-temperature is 16.9°C (62.4°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in August is estimated at 29.6°C (85.3°F).

What is the least humid month in Almaty?

The least humid month in Almaty, Kazakhstan, is August, with an average relative humidity of 45%.

What is the average humidity in August in Almaty?

In August, the average relative humidity in Almaty, Kazakhstan, is 45%.

How many days does it rain in August in Almaty?

In August, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout August, 30mm (1.18") of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Almaty?

August is the first month it typically snows. Throughout August, there are 0.1 snowfall days.

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

In Almaty, Kazakhstan, the average length of the day in August is 13.9h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Almaty?

In August, the average sunshine in Almaty is 9.5h.

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

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 9, are months with the highest UV index.

How high is the UV index in August in Almaty?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 9. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Average high temperature in August: 29.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (30°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (0.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 16.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (18°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-8.4°C).

Average humidity in August - Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Average humidity in August: 45%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (45%).

Average rainfall in August - Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Average rainfall in August: 30mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (107mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (27mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Average rainfall days in August: 10 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are May, June and July (15 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4 days).

Average snowfall days in August - Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (13 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June and July (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Average daylight in August: 13.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9.5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.3h).

Average UV index in August - Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Average UV index in August: 9

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).