Kovalam
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Kovalam, India

August, the same as July, in Kovalam, India, is another hot rainy (monsoon) season month, with average temperature varying between 30°C (86°F) and 23°C (73.4°F).

Temperature

June through October, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

In August, in Kovalam, the rain falls for 10 days. Throughout August, 156mm (6.1") of precipitation is accumulated. In Kovalam, during the entire year, the rain falls for 90 days and collects up to 1856mm (73.1") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

July and August, with an average sea temperature of 27°C (80.6°F), are months with the coldest seawater.
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

In August, the average length of the day is 12.4h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Kovalam is 6h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Kovalam, India, are February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
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. 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. 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 strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What are the coldest months in Kovalam?

The coldest months in Kovalam, India, are June through October, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F).

What is the temperature in August in Kovalam?

In August, in Kovalam, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 23°C (73.4°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Kovalam?

In Kovalam, in August, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 156mm (6.1") of accumulated precipitation.

What are the months with the coldest sea water in Kovalam?

July and August, with an average sea temperature of 27°C (80.6°F), are months with the coldest seawater.

How warm is the water in August in Kovalam?

In Kovalam, India, the average seawater temperature in August is 27°C (80.6°F). 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.

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

In August, the average length of the day is 12.4h.

How many hours of sunshine does Kovalam have in August?

In Kovalam, India, the average sunshine in August is 6h.

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

February through October, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Kovalam, India.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Kovalam?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Kovalam, India
  • Average high temperature in August: 30°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March and April (33°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are June, July, August, September and October (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 23°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are April and May (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, July, August, November and December (23°C).

Average rainfall in August - Kovalam, India
  • Average rainfall in August: 156mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (341mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (21mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Kovalam, India
  • Average rainfall days in August: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (16 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is January (1 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Kovalam, India
  • Average sea temperature in August: 27°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is April (29.9°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July and August (27°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Kovalam, India
  • Average daylight in August: 12.4h

Months with the longest days are June and July (Average daylight: 12.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6h

Months with most sunshine are January and February (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 5).

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

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 10).