George Town
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
George Town, Malaysia

A clear view of George Town from atop a beautiful gazebo on Penang Hill, during spring
A clear view of George Town from atop a beautiful gazebo on Penang Hill, during spring
August, the last month of the summer, in George Town, is another hot month, with average temperature varying between 24°C (75.2°F) and 31°C (87.8°F).

Temperature

In George Town, Malaysia, the average high-temperature remains the same as in July - a still hot 31°C (87.8°F). In August, the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

Rainfall

In George Town, during August, the rain falls for 18 days and regularly aggregates up to 240mm (9.4") of precipitation. In George Town, Malaysia, during the entire year, the rain falls for 196 days and collects up to 2460mm (96.9") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In George Town, the average seawater temperature is 29.6°C (85.3°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

In George Town, Malaysia, the average length of the day in August is 12.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in George Town is 6h.

UV index

January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in George Town. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 in August transform into the following instructions:
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. 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 reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in August in George Town?

In August, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 24°C (75.2°F).

How many days does it rain in August in George Town?

In George Town, Malaysia, in August, it is raining for 18 days, with typically 240mm (9.4") of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in August in George Town?

In George Town, the average seawater temperature in August is 29.6°C (85.3°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.

What is the average length of the day in August in George Town?

In August, the average length of the day in George Town, Malaysia, is 12.3h.

How long on average sun shines in August in George Town?

In August, the average sunshine is 6h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in George Town?

January through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in George Town, Malaysia.

What is the UV index reading in August in George Town?

In George Town, Malaysia, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in August: 31°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February, March and April (32°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are September and October (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 24°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, October, November and December (24°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is September (23°C).

Average rainfall in August - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in August: 240mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (390mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (70mm).

Average rainfall days in August - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 18 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is October (24 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and February (9 days).

Average sea temperature in August - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in August: 29.6°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (30.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (28.7°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in August: 12.3h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.4h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6h

Months with most sunshine are January, February and March (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in August - George Town, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in August: 12

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