Kota Bharu
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Kota Bharu, Malaysia

The last month of the summer, August, is another tropical month in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, with average temperature varying between 31.8°C (89.2°F) and 23.4°C (74.1°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still hot 31.8°C (89.2°F). In August, in Kota Bharu, the average low-temperature is 23.4°C (74.1°F).

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 12 days. Throughout August, 172.3mm (6.8") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 130.6 rainfall days, and 2599.2mm (102.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Kota Bharu, in August, the average water temperature is 29.4°C (84.9°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 Kota Bharu, the average length of the day in August is 12.3h.

Sunshine

In Kota Bharu, the average sunshine is 6.9h.

UV index

January through May, July through October, 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 excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in August in Kota Bharu?

In August, in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, the average high-temperature is 31.8°C (89.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 23.4°C (74.1°F).

How much does it rain in Kota Bharu in August?

In Kota Bharu, in August, it is raining for 12 days, with typically 172.3mm (6.8") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in August in Kota Bharu?

In August, the average sea temperature in Kota Bharu is 29.4°C (84.9°F). 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.

What is the average length of the day in August in Kota Bharu?

The average length of the day in August in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, is 12.3h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Kota Bharu?

The average sunshine in August is 6.9h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Kota Bharu?

January through May, July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Kota Bharu.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Kota Bharu?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in August: 31.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (32.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (28.6°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 23.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (24.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.5°C).

Average rainfall in August - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in August: 172.3mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (656.1mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (50.1mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 12 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (20 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February and April (5 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in August: 29.4°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is May (30.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (27.3°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in August: 12.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 12.5h).
Months with shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 11.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6.9h

The month with most sunshine is April (Average sunshine: 8.9h).
The month with least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 4.7h).

Average UV index in August - Kota Bharu, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in August: 12

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