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Shanhai weather in August (Taiwan)

How is the weather in Shanhai in August? This guide provides all the details you need.

Temperatures

In August, Shanhai generally has high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 30°C. But by evening, they drop to around 27°C. Keep in mind, these temperatures are averages, and some days might be even warmer. Dress suitably to manage the heat.

Precipitation

Shanhai in August falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 376 mm for the month. This month marks the year's heaviest rainfall, with frequent intense showers. It's advisable to be prepared with appropriate rain gear to stay dry. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 18 days of the month will see rainfall.

Average sunshine

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 197 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, August may not be the ideal month to visit Shanhai. January, February, March, April, November and December typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, June, July and August tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.

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

 

Shanhai, monthly averages in August

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 27°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 30°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 61%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 376 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 18 days  
HumidityHumidity 84% *  
SunshineSunshine 197 hours *  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine *  
* Data from: Kenting, Taiwan (9 KM, 6 Miles).

Where to go in Taiwan in August

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

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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.

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
7/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Interested in more climate information?

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