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 fluctuating between 31.8°C (89.2°F) and 23.4°C (74.1°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still hot 31.8°C (89.2°F). 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 August, the average sea temperature 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.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 6.9h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Kota Bharu are January through May, July through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 interpret into the following advice:
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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in August in Kota Bharu?

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

How much does it rain in Kota Bharu in August?

In August, the rain falls for 12 days. Throughout August, 172.3mm (6.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

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

In Kota Bharu, Malaysia, the average seawater temperature in August is 29.4°C (84.9°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Kota Bharu have in August?

In Kota Bharu, the average sunshine in August is 6.9h.

When is 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, Malaysia.

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

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Kota Bharu, Malaysia, is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an ultimate hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
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).