Kuching
Malaysia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Kuching, Malaysia

The last month of the summer, August, is also a hot month in Kuching, Malaysia, with average temperature fluctuating between 32.4°C (90.3°F) and 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature remains equal as in July - a still tropical 32.4°C (90.3°F). In Kuching, in August, the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

Rainfall

In August, in Kuching, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout August, 229.6mm (9") of precipitation is accumulated. In Kuching, during the entire year, the rain falls for 207 days and collects up to 4116.7mm (162.1") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

April through November, with an average sea temperature of 30°C (86°F), are months with the warmest seawater. For swimming, other intense water activities, temperature above 30°C (86°F) is arguably unpleasant, as the water cooling effect is missing.

Daylight

April through August, with an average of 12.2h of daylight, are months with the longest days.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 5.5h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through May, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
The daily maximum UV index of 12 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in 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 Kuching?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Kuching, Malaysia, is 32.4°C (90.3°F), while the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Kuching?

In August, in Kuching, Malaysia, the rain falls for 14 days. Throughout August, 229.6mm (9") of precipitation is accumulated.

What are the months with the warmest sea water in Kuching?

April through November, with an average sea temperature of 30°C (86°F), are months with the warmest seawater. For swimming, other intense water activities, temperature above 30°C (86°F) is arguably unpleasant, as the water cooling effect is missing.

What is the sea temperature in August in Kuching?

In August, the average sea temperature in Kuching, Malaysia, is 30°C (86°F). The surface water temperatures above 30°C (86°F) are arguably considered as unpleasant for swimming, and any intense water activity, as the refreshing effect of water is missing.

When are the longest days in Kuching?

Months with the longest days in Kuching are April through August, with an average of 12.2h of daylight.

What is the average length of the day in August in Kuching?

In Kuching, Malaysia, the average length of the day in August is 12.2h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Kuching?

In Kuching, Malaysia, the average sunshine in August is 5.5h.

When is the highest UV index in Kuching?

January through May, August through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index.

How high is the UV index in August in Kuching?

In Kuching, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average high temperature in August: 32.4°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are May and June (32.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 23°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (23.6°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, September, October, November and December (22.9°C).

Average rainfall in August - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall in August: 229.6mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (684.1mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (185.6mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average rainfall days in August: 14 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, November and December (22 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (13 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Kuching, Malaysia
  • Average sea temperature in August: 30°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (30°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are January and February (28°C).

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

Months with the longest days are April, May, June, July and August (Average daylight: 12.2h).
Months with shortest days are January, November and December (Average daylight: 12h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 5.5h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 6.3h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.5h).

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

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