August weather forecast and climate
Peshawar, Pakistan

The last month of the summer, August, is also a sweltering month in Peshawar, Pakistan, with average temperature varying between 37.5°C (99.5°F) and 29°C (84.2°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still sweltering 37.5°C (99.5°F). The average low-temperature, in August, is 29°C (84.2°F).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at an extremely hot 43.6°C (110.5°F). Beware - heat cramps and heat exhaustion are very likely. Heatstroke is imminent with prolonged activity.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. Additional factors like activity, wind, metabolic differences, and pregnancy 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, as evaporated sweat carries heat away from the body. Under high air temperature and humidity (high heat index) conditions, perspiration is limited, and the perception of heat is increased. When heat gain surpasses the level the body can shed, body temperature begins to increase, and consequently, overheating and dehydration can occur, with varying severity.

Humidity

Months with the highest humidity are February and August, with an average relative humidity of 43%.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall in Peshawar. Rain falls for 13.3 days and accumulates 52mm (2.05") of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Peshawar snow does not fall in January through August, October through December.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13.4h.

Sunshine

In Peshawar, the average sunshine is 11.8h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Peshawar are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 8 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 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 Peshawar?

In Peshawar, in August, the average high-temperature is 37.5°C (99.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 29°C (84.2°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is calculated to 43.6°C (110.5°F).

What is the most humid month in Peshawar?

Months with the highest humidity are February and August, with an average relative humidity of 43%.

What is the average humidity in August in Peshawar?

In Peshawar, Pakistan, the average relative humidity in August is 43%.

How many days does it rain in August in Peshawar?

In August, the rain falls for 13.3 days. Throughout August, 52mm (2.05") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the wettest month in Peshawar?

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 13.3 days and accumulates 52mm (2.05") of precipitation.

Does it snow in Peshawar in August?

In Peshawar, Pakistan, in August, it doesn't snow. In September, it regularly snows.

When it does not snow in Peshawar?

January through August, October through December are months without snowfall in Peshawar, Pakistan.

How many hours of daylight does Peshawar have in August?

In Peshawar, Pakistan, the average length of the day in August is 13.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Peshawar have in August?

In Peshawar, Pakistan, the average sunshine in August is 11.8h.

When is the highest UV index in Peshawar?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 8, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in August in Peshawar?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Peshawar, Pakistan, is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Average high temperature in August: 37.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (39.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16.7°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 29°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (30.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.6°C).

Average pressure in August - Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Average pressure in August: 1002.5mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (1019.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is July (1000.1mbar).

Average wind speed in August - Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Average wind speed in August: 7.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is May (9.1km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is October (6km/h).

Average humidity in August - Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Average humidity in August: 43%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and August (43%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (22%).

Average rainfall in August - Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Average rainfall in August: 52mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (52mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (3mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (13.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is December (2.1 days).

Average snowfall days in August - Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is September (0.1 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, October, November and December (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Average daylight in August: 13.4h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.4h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11.8h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 12h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.8h).

Average sunshine days in August - Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Average sunshine days in August: 11 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (28.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (11 days).

Average UV index in August - Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Average UV index in August: 8

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 4).

Average cloud cover in August - Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Average cloud cover in August: 17

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 29).
The month with the least cloud cover is October (Cloud cover 8).

Average visibility in August - Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Average visibility in August: 10km

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