Average weather in August in Penang, Malaysia

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Penang in August is 23.0°C (73.4°F). August falls in the rainy season with an average precipitation of 242mm (9.5in). It rains on average a total of 15 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 30.0°C (86°F). The sun will occasionally show itself with 189 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in August? Visitors traveling to Penang should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot. With a water temperature of around 28.0°C (82.4°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in August look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in August

Show in Fahrenheit

Min Temperature 23 °C
Max Temperature 30 °C
Water Temperature 28 °C
Chance of Rain 50%
Precipitation 242mm
Rainy Days 15
Sunshine Hours 189

Where to stay in Penang

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What To Do

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

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

Weather Forecasts for Penang

SUN May 29
33°C | 26°C
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

MON May 30
30°C | 27°C
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

TUE May 31
30°C | 26°C
Heavy rain

Heavy rain

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