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Padang weather in August (Indonesia)

What can you expect from the weather in Padang during August? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

Temperatures

In August, Padang generally has very high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Daytime temperatures hover around 33°C, while nights can cool down to about 23°C.

Keep in mind that while these are the average temperatures, there can be days that are even hotter. It's essential to be prepared for such heat. Wearing light, breathable fabrics and protecting yourself from the sun's intensity with hats or shades can make a difference. Hydration is key, so remember to drink plenty of water, especially if you find yourself outdoors for extended periods.

Precipitation

Padang in August falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 183 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 15 days of the month will see rainfall.

Average sunshine

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 187 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, June and July typically offer the best circumstances. While January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Padang climate page with graphs.

 

Padang, monthly averages in August

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 23°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 33°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 28°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 48%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 183 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 15 days  
HumidityHumidity 75%  
SunshineSunshine 187 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Indonesia in August

Find out more about the weather in Indonesia and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case. With a water temperature of around 28°C this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Interested in more climate information?

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