August weather forecast and climate
Hughes, AK

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Hughes, is also a moderate month, with average temperature varying between 42.4°F (5.8°C) and 58.5°F (14.7°C).

Temperature

In Hughes, Alaska, the average high-temperature in August marginally drops, from a comfortable 66.4°F (19.1°C) in July, to a mild 58.5°F (14.7°C). The average low-temperature, in August, is 42.4°F (5.8°C).

Humidity

In Hughes, Alaska, the average relative humidity in August is 76%.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 15.1 days and accumulates 1.85" (47mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Hughes, Alaska, are January through June, August through December. August is the first month it typically snows. Throughout August, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.12" (3mm) of snow. In Hughes, during the entire year, snow falls for 113.1 days, and aggregates up to 53.5" (1359mm) of snow.

Daylight

In Hughes, the average length of the day is 16.7h.

Sunshine

August has the most sunshine of the year in Hughes, with an average of 7.6h of sunshine.

UV index

In Hughes, the average daily maximum UV index is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 2 interpret into the following advice:
Extended sun exposure is not an issue for the majority. Children, infants, and fair-skinned individuals always need to be protected. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Hughes?

In Hughes, Alaska, in August, the average high-temperature is 58.5°F (14.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 42.4°F (5.8°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Hughes?

In August, the average relative humidity is 76%.

How much does it rain in Hughes in August?

In Hughes, during August, the rain falls for 15.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.85" (47mm) of precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Hughes?

August is the month with the most rainfall in Hughes. Rain falls for 15.1 days and accumulates 1.85" (47mm) of precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Hughes?

August is the first month it typically snows in Hughes, Alaska. Throughout August, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.12" (3mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Hughes have in August?

In Hughes, the average length of the day in August is 16.7h.

What month has the most sunshine in Hughes?

August has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 7.6h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Hughes have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Hughes, Alaska, is 7.6h.

How high is the UV index in August in Hughes?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 2. A UV Index of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Hughes, AK

Average temperature in August - Hughes, AK
  • Average high temperature in August: 58.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (66.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-3.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 42.4°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (47.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-13.5°F).

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Average pressure in August
Hughes, AK

Average pressure in August - Hughes, AK
  • Average pressure in August: 29.82"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (29.98").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is September (29.78").

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Average wind speed in August
Hughes, AK

Average wind speed in August - Hughes, AK
  • Average wind speed in August: 5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (5.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are August and September (5mph).

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Average humidity in August
Hughes, AK

Average humidity in August - Hughes, AK
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February, March and April (96%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (57%).

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Average rainfall in August
Hughes, AK

Average rainfall in August - Hughes, AK
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.85"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.85").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.51").

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Average rainfall days in August
Hughes, AK

Average rainfall days in August - Hughes, AK
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (15.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (0.2 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Hughes, AK

Average snowfall in August - Hughes, AK
  • Average snowfall in August: 0.12"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (8.54").
The month with the least snowfall is July (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Hughes, AK

Average snowfall days in August - Hughes, AK
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is April (17.9 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Hughes, AK

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Hughes, AK
  • Average daylight in August: 16.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 23.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 3.1h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 7.6h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 7.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 0.5h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Hughes, AK

Average sunshine days in August - Hughes, AK
  • Average sunshine days in August: 14.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (20.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (10.4 days).

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Average UV index in August
Hughes, AK

Average UV index in August - Hughes, AK
  • Average UV index in August: 2

Months with the highest UV index are May, June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in August
Hughes, AK

Average cloud cover in August - Hughes, AK
  • Average cloud cover in August: 59

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 78).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 46).

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Average visibility in August
Hughes, AK

Average visibility in August - Hughes, AK
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

Months with the highest visibility are June and July (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March and April (2mi).

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