Gangtok
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Gangtok, India

August, the same as July, in Gangtok, India, is an agreeable rainy (monsoon) season month, with average temperature varying between 22.4°C (72.3°F) and 16.4°C (61.5°F).

Temperature

The warmest month is August, with an average high-temperature of 22.4°C (72.3°F) and an average low-temperature of 16.4°C (61.5°F).

Rainfall

In Gangtok, India, during August, the rain falls for 17 days and regularly aggregates up to 574mm (22.6") of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 87 rainfall days, and 3626mm (142.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Gangtok is 13.1h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine in Gangtok are July and August, with an average of 4h of sunshine.

UV index

April through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Gangtok. A UV Index reading 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:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin 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. 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.

What is the warmest month in Gangtok?

With an average high-temperature of 22.4°C (72.3°F) and an average low-temperature of 16.4°C (61.5°F), August is the warmest month in Gangtok.

What is the temperature in August in Gangtok?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Gangtok, India, is 22.4°C (72.3°F), while the average low-temperature is 16.4°C (61.5°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Gangtok?

In Gangtok, during August, the rain falls for 17 days and regularly aggregates up to 574mm (22.6") of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Gangtok have in August?

In August, the average length of the day is 13.1h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Gangtok?

Months with the least sunshine are July and August, with an average of 4h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Gangtok have in August?

In Gangtok, India, the average sunshine in August is 4h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Gangtok?

Months with the highest UV index in Gangtok are April through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

How high is the UV index in August in Gangtok?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Gangtok is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Gangtok, India
  • Average high temperature in August: 22.4°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (22.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (12.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 16.4°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (16.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (4°C).

Average rainfall in August - Gangtok, India
  • Average rainfall in August: 574mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (649.6mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (22.7mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Gangtok, India
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (19 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is December (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Gangtok, India
  • Average daylight in August: 13.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.9h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.4h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 4h

Months with most sunshine are March and April (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in August - Gangtok, India
  • Average UV index in August: 12

Months with the highest UV index are April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 5).