Nome
Alaska, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Nome, AK

Broken trees, a small river, and shrubs afar in the historical gold rush site of Nome Creek, Alaska, in the White Mountains
Broken trees, a small river, and shrubs afar in the historical gold rush site of Nome Creek, Alaska, in the White Mountains
August, the last month of the summer, in Nome, is another mild month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 44.2°F (6.8°C) and an average high of 55.9°F (13.3°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still mild 55.9°F (13.3°C). In Nome, Alaska, the average low-temperature is 44.2°F (6.8°C).

Humidity

The most humid month is August, with an average relative humidity of 79.7%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is August when the rain falls for 15.5 days and typically aggregates up to 3.2" (81.8mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

July and August are months without snowfall.

Ocean temperature

The month with the warmest seawater is August, with an average ocean temperature of 52.5°F (11.4°C).
Note: Swimming in 52.5°F (11.4°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 16.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 5.7h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Nome is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.

What is the temperature in August in Nome?

In Nome, in August, the average high-temperature is 55.9°F (13.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 44.2°F (6.8°C).

What is the most humid month in Nome?

With an average relative humidity of 79.7%, August is the most humid month in Nome, Alaska.

What is the average humidity in August in Nome?

In August, the average relative humidity in Nome, Alaska, is 79.7%.

How many days does it rain in August in Nome?

In Nome, Alaska, during August, the rain falls for 15.5 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.2" (81.8mm) of precipitation.

What is the wettest month in Nome?

August is the month with the most rainfall in Nome. Rain falls for 15.5 days and accumulates 3.2" (81.8mm) of precipitation.

Does it snow in Nome in August?

In Nome, Alaska, in August, it doesn't snow. In September, it regularly snows.

When it does not snow in Nome?

July and August are months without snowfall.

What is the month with the warmest ocean in Nome?

August is the month with the warmest seawater in Nome, with an average ocean temperature of 52.5°F (11.4°C).

How cold is the water in August in Nome?

In Nome, Alaska, in August, the average water temperature is 52.5°F (11.4°C). Swimming in 52.5°F (11.4°C) is considered dangerous. Unprotected immersion in temperatures below 50°F (10°C) causes quickly maximum intensity cold shock with hyperventilation.

What is the average length of the day in August in Nome?

In Nome, Alaska, the average length of the day in August is 16.3h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Nome?

The average sunshine in August in Nome is 5.7h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Nome?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Nome, AK
  • Average high temperature in August: 55.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (58.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (13.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 44.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (46.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-2.8°F).

Average humidity in August - Nome, AK
  • Average humidity in August: 79.7%

The month with the highest relative humidity is August (79.7%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (69.4%).

Average rainfall in August - Nome, AK
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.2").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (0.7").

Average rainfall days in August - Nome, AK
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (15.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are April and June (8.5 days).

Average snowfall in August - Nome, AK
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (14.5").
Months with the lowest snowfall are July and August (0").

Average snowfall days in August - Nome, AK
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (12.1 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are July and August (0 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Nome, AK
  • Average sea temperature in August: 52.5°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (52.5°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are March and April (28.9°F).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Nome, AK
  • Average daylight in August: 16.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 21.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4.2h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 5.7h

The month with most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 9.4h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1.7h).

Average UV index in August - Nome, AK
  • Average UV index in August: 3

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 4).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 0).