Srinagar weather in August (Jammu & Kashmir, India)

Planning a trip to Srinagar in 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, Srinagar generally has high temperatures and heavy rainfall. August is a summer month. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 26°C. But by evening, they drop to around 16°C.

Srinagar in August usually receives heavy rainfall, averaging around 310 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 6 days of the month will see rainfall.

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 226 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 prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, August may not be the ideal month to visit Srinagar. May, June, September and October typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, January, February, March, April, July, August and December tend to have less optimal conditions.

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

 

Srinagar, monthly averages in August

Min Temperature 16°C  
Max Temperature 26°C  
Chance of Rain 20%  
Precipitation 310 mm  
Rainy days 6 days  
Humidity 56%  
Sunshine 226 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in India in August

Find out more about the weather in India in August and which places have the best weather 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 Srinagar 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.

Swimming
8/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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