Kuantan
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Kuantan, Malaysia

August, the last month of the summer, in Kuantan, is also a hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 22.5°C (72.5°F) and 32.3°C (90.1°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still tropical 32.3°C (90.1°F). In Kuantan, Malaysia, in August, the average low-temperature is 22.5°C (72.5°F).

Rainfall

In Kuantan, during August, the rain falls for 11 days and regularly aggregates up to 173.8mm (6.8") of precipitation. In Kuantan, during the entire year, the rain falls for 156.3 days and collects up to 2900.5mm (114.2") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In August, the average sea temperature is 29.2°C (84.6°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

The average length of the day in Kuantan is 12.2h.

Sunshine

In Kuantan, the average sunshine is 6.2h.

UV index

January through May, July through November, 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 the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: 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. 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. 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 strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in August in Kuantan?

In August, in Kuantan, Malaysia, the average high-temperature is 32.3°C (90.1°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.5°C (72.5°F).

How much does it rain in Kuantan in August?

In Kuantan, during August, the rain falls for 11 days and regularly aggregates up to 173.8mm (6.8") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in August in Kuantan?

In Kuantan, in August, the average water temperature is 29.2°C (84.6°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 Kuantan?

The average length of the day in August in Kuantan is 12.2h.

How many hours of sunshine does Kuantan have in August?

In Kuantan, the average sunshine in August is 6.2h.

When is the highest UV index in Kuantan?

January through May, July through November, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Kuantan.

What is the UV index reading in August in Kuantan?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Kuantan is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in August: 32.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is May (32.8°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (28.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 22.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (23.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.5°C).

Average rainfall in August - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in August: 173.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (563.9mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (142mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (19 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are February, March and June (9 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in August: 29.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is June (29.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is January (27.3°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average daylight in August: 12.2h

Months with the longest days are May, June and July (Average daylight: 12.3h).
Months with shortest days are January and December (Average daylight: 11.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6.2h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.7h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.6h).

Average UV index in August - Kuantan, Malaysia
  • Average UV index in August: 12

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