August weather forecast and climate
Kuantan, Malaysia

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Kuantan, Malaysia, with average temperature varying between 32.3°C (90.1°F) and 22.5°C (72.5°F).

Temperature

In Kuantan, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a still hot 32.3°C (90.1°F). In Kuantan, in August, the average low-temperature is 22.5°C (72.5°F).

Rainfall

In August, in Kuantan, the rain falls for 11 days. Throughout August, 173.8mm (6.84") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 156.3 rainfall days, and 2900.5mm (114.19") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Kuantan, the average water temperature is 29.2°C (84.6°F).
Note: 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.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 12.2h.

Sunshine

In Kuantan, the average sunshine is 6.2h.

UV index

January through May, July through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in 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. 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. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in August in Kuantan?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 32.3°C (90.1°F), while the average low-temperature is 22.5°C (72.5°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Kuantan?

In Kuantan, in August, it is raining for 11 days, with typically 173.8mm (6.84") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in August in Kuantan?

In Kuantan, Malaysia, the average seawater temperature in August is 29.2°C (84.6°F). 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.

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

In August, the average length of the day is 12.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Kuantan have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Kuantan, Malaysia, is 6.2h.

When is the highest UV index in Kuantan?

Months with the highest UV index are January through May, July through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Kuantan?

In Kuantan, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in August: 32.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (32.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (28.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 22.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (23.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.5°C).

Average rainfall in August - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in August: 173.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (563.9mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (142mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (19 days).
Months with the least rainy days are February, March and June (9 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in August: 29.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is June (29.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (27.3°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in August: 12.2h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.3h).
Months with the shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6.2h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.7h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.6h).

Average UV index in August - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in August: 12

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