August weather forecast and climate
Kota Bharu, Malaysia

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, with temperature in the range of an average high of 31.8°C (89.2°F) and an average low of 23.4°C (74.1°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still hot 31.8°C (89.2°F). In August, the average low-temperature is 23.4°C (74.1°F).

Rainfall

In Kota Bharu, during August, the rain falls for 12 days and regularly aggregates up to 172.3mm (6.78") of precipitation. In Kota Bharu, during the entire year, the rain falls for 130.6 days and collects up to 2599.2mm (102.33") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Kota Bharu, the average seawater temperature is 29.4°C (84.9°F).
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Kota Bharu is 12.3h.

Sunshine

In Kota Bharu, the average sunshine in August is 6.9h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through May, July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 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. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

How many days does it rain in August in Kota Bharu?

In August, the rain falls for 12 days. Throughout August, 172.3mm (6.78") of precipitation is accumulated.

How warm is the water in August in Kota Bharu?

In Kota Bharu, in August, the average water temperature is 29.4°C (84.9°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 Kota Bharu have in August?

In August, the average length of the day is 12.3h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Kota Bharu?

In August, the average sunshine in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, is 6.9h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Kota Bharu?

January through May, July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Kota Bharu.

How high is the UV index in August in Kota Bharu?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Kota Bharu is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Kota Bharu, Malaysia

Average temperature in August - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in August: 31.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (32.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (28.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 23.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (24.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.5°C).

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Average rainfall in August
Kota Bharu, Malaysia

Average rainfall in August - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in August: 172.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (656.1mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (50.1mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Kota Bharu, Malaysia

Average rainfall days in August - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (20 days).
Months with the least rainy days are February and April (5 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Kota Bharu, Malaysia

Average sea temperature in August - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in August: 29.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (30.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (27.3°C).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Kota Bharu, Malaysia

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in August: 12.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with the shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6.9h

The month with the most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 8.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

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Average UV index in August
Kota Bharu, Malaysia

Average UV index in August - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June, November and December (UV index 11).

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