Stepping into August
continues to be showered by rainfall as the monsoon reaches its peak. The month records substantial rainfall, slightly lower than July
, amounting to 105mm. As the wettest period for Renk, the high humidity ensures that the weather feels much hotter than it actually is. The city takes on a soaked and shiny appearance, with the taste of rain on the breeze and the sound of water drops everywhere. As August progresses, the rains begin to taper off, hinting at the approach of September
, and a subsequent gradual retreat of the monsoon.
August is the coldest month of the year in Renk, registering average temperatures as high as 32.2°C and as low as 22.4°C.
Throughout August, the heat index is calculated to be a scorching 41°C. Greater safety measures are needed, risk of heat exhaustion and heat cramps is high. Continuous activity might trigger heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Under direct sunshine, the heat index values might be elevated by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.Note
: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature' or 'real feel', measures the perceived warmth when incorporating the humidity present in the air. A person's impression of weather can be affected by numerous aspects, among them metabolic variations, pregnancy, and activity levels. Direct exposure to sun rays can potentially augment the heat sensation, elevating the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values hold great significance to children. Kids frequently ignore the importance of taking a break and rehydrating. Thirst is a late symptom of dehydration - thus, it is crucial to stay hydrated, especially during long-lasting physical activities.
To combat high temperatures, the human body perspires and relies on sweat evaporation for cooling. Under high air temperature and high humidity (high heat index) conditions, the body's ability to perspire is compromised, increasing the sensation of heat. Increasing body temperatures can be a precursor to dehydration if the body can't shed the extra heat.
With an average relative humidity of 69%, August is the most humid month.
In August, in Renk, the rain falls for 9.9 days. Throughout August, 105mm of precipitation is accumulated. In Renk, during the entire year, the rain falls for 41.8 days and collects up to 475mm of precipitation.
In August, the average length of the day is 12h and 31min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:35 and sunset at 18:14. On the last day of August, in Renk, sunrise is at 05:38 and sunset at 18:00 CAT.
In August, the average sunshine is 5.7h.