Shimla
India
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Shimla, India

August, like July, is another pleasant rainy (monsoon) season month in Shimla, India, with average temperature varying between 14.8°C (58.6°F) and 20.2°C (68.4°F).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still pleasant 20.2°C (68.4°F). In August, the average low-temperature is 14.8°C (58.6°F).

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 18.1 days. Throughout August, 335.1mm (13.2") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Shimla, there are 84.8 rainfall days, and 1412.1mm (55.6") of precipitation is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13.2h.

Sunshine

Months with the least sunshine are January, July and August, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Shimla. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health hazard from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
In August, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
Take all required precautions, as unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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.

What is the temperature in August in Shimla?

In August, in Shimla, India, the average high-temperature is 20.2°C (68.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 14.8°C (58.6°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Shimla?

In Shimla, India, in August, it is raining for 18.1 days, with typically 335.1mm (13.2") of accumulated precipitation.

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

The average length of the day in August in Shimla, India, is 13.2h.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Shimla?

Months with the least sunshine are January, July and August, with an average of 6h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Shimla have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Shimla, India, is 6h.

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

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Shimla, India.

What is the UV index reading in August in Shimla?

In Shimla, India, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 12. A UV Index estimate of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Shimla, India
  • Average high temperature in August: 20.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (24.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (8.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 14.8°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is June (15.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.7°C).

Average rainfall in August - Shimla, India
  • Average rainfall in August: 335.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (376.5mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is November (13.8mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Shimla, India
  • Average rainfall days in August: 18.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (1.3 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Shimla, India
  • Average daylight in August: 13.2h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.1h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.2h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 6h

Months with most sunshine are April and May (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, July and August (Average sunshine: 6).

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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 4).