Medan weather in August (Sumatra, Indonesia)
What can you expect from the weather in Medan during August? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.
In August, Medan generally has very high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 33°C (show in °F), while night temperatures can drop to 23°C. Keep in mind, these temperatures are averages, and some days might be even warmer. Dress suitably to manage the heat.
Medan in August falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 241 mm (show in inches) for the month. Typically around 13 days of rainfall is expected.
The city usually sees around 145 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.
If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, August may not be the ideal month to visit Medan. February generally stands out with the best circumstances. While January, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.
For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Medan climate page with graphs.
Medan, monthly averages in August
Where to go in Indonesia in AugustFind out more about the weather in Indonesia in August and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.
So, what should you wear in Medan in August?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.
What To Do
We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in August.
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