Chiang Mai
Thailand
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Chiang Mai, Thailand

The stunning aerial panorama of the fantastic Two Pagoda on top of the Doi Inthanon mountain in Chiang Mai, Thailand
The stunning aerial panorama of the fantastic Two Pagoda on top of the Doi Inthanon mountain in Chiang Mai, Thailand
August, the last month of the summer, in Chiang Mai, is another tropical month, with average temperature fluctuating between 31.5°C (88.7°F) and 23.7°C (74.7°F).

Temperature

In Chiang Mai, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still hot 31.5°C (88.7°F). In Chiang Mai, the average low-temperature is 23.7°C (74.7°F).

Heat index

The average heat index is appraised at a scorching 43°C (109.4°F). Be wary - heat exhaustion and heat cramps are highly anticipated. With continued activity, heatstroke is very likely.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. Additional factors like activity, differences in body mass, height, and shape, clothing, and wind 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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.
Perspiration is the human body's physiological response to high temperatures and is an attempt to lower body temperature through evaporation of sweat. 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 August and September, with an average relative humidity of 81%.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall in Chiang Mai. Rain falls for 18 days and accumulates 216.9mm (8.5") of precipitation.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Chiang Mai, Thailand, is 12.7h.

Sunshine

August and September, with an average of 5.2h of sunshine, are months with the least sunshine.

UV index

March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. 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. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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.

What is the temperature in August in Chiang Mai?

In Chiang Mai, in August, the average high-temperature is 31.5°C (88.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.7°C (74.7°F). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'apparent temperature'), that factores the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is calculated to 43°C (109.4°F).

What is the most humid month in Chiang Mai?

Months with the highest humidity in Chiang Mai, Thailand, are August and September, with an average relative humidity of 81%.

What is the average humidity in August in Chiang Mai?

The average relative humidity in August in Chiang Mai, Thailand, is 81%.

How many days does it rain in August in Chiang Mai?

In August, in Chiang Mai, Thailand, the rain falls for 18 days. Throughout August, 216.9mm (8.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Chiang Mai?

The month with the most rainfall in Chiang Mai, Thailand, is August when the rain falls for 18 days and typically aggregates up to 216.9mm (8.5") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Chiang Mai have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Chiang Mai is 12.7h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Chiang Mai?

Months with the least sunshine in Chiang Mai are August and September, with an average of 5.2h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in August in Chiang Mai?

The average sunshine in August in Chiang Mai, Thailand, is 5.2h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Chiang Mai?

Months with the highest UV index are March through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Chiang Mai?

In Chiang Mai, Thailand, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Average high temperature in August: 31.5°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is April (36.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (28.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 23.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (24°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (14.9°C).

Average humidity in August - Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Average humidity in August: 81%

Months with the highest relative humidity are August and September (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (52%).

Average rainfall in August - Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Average rainfall in August: 216.9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (216.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (4.2mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Average rainfall days in August: 18 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is September (20 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and December (1 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Average daylight in August: 12.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 5.2h

The month with most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are August and September (Average sunshine: 5.2).

Average UV index in August - Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 8).