August weather forecast and climate
Benson, AZ

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Benson, is another tropical month, with average temperature ranging between min 70.5°F (21.4°C) and max 90°F (32.2°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still hot 90°F (32.2°C). In Benson, the average low-temperature is 70.5°F (21.4°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is calculated to a tropical 91.6°F (33.1°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, wind), and activity. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In Benson, the average relative humidity in August is 43%.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 14.3 days and accumulates 2.48" (63mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Benson snow does not fall in March through November.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13.3h.

Sunshine

With an average of 12.1h of sunshine, August has the most sunshine of the year.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index in Benson, Arizona. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Benson?

In Benson, Arizona, in August, the average high-temperature is 90°F (32.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 70.5°F (21.4°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in August is calculated to 91.6°F (33.1°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Benson?

In Benson, the average relative humidity in August is 43%.

How much does it rain in Benson in August?

In August, in Benson, the rain falls for 14.3 days. Throughout August, 2.48" (63mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Benson?

August is the month with the most rainfall in Benson. Rain falls for 14.3 days and accumulates 2.48" (63mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Benson?

March through November are months without snowfall in Benson, Arizona.

How many hours of daylight does Benson have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Benson, Arizona, is 13.3h.

What month has the most sunshine in Benson?

August has the most sunshine of the year in Benson, Arizona, with an average of 12.1h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in August in Benson?

The average sunshine in August in Benson, Arizona, is 12.1h.

When is the highest UV index in Benson?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the highest UV index.

How high is the UV index in August in Benson?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Benson, AZ

Average temperature in August - Benson, AZ
  • Average high temperature in August: 90°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (92.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (57.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 70.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (71.8°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and December (38.5°F).

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Average pressure in August
Benson, AZ

Average pressure in August - Benson, AZ
  • Average pressure in August: 29.91"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.08").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.85").

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Average wind speed in August
Benson, AZ

Average wind speed in August - Benson, AZ
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.6mph).

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Average humidity in August
Benson, AZ

Average humidity in August - Benson, AZ
  • Average humidity in August: 43%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (48%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (21%).

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Average rainfall in August
Benson, AZ

Average rainfall in August - Benson, AZ
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.48"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.48").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are April and May (0.12").

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Average rainfall days in August
Benson, AZ

Average rainfall days in August - Benson, AZ
  • Average rainfall days in August: 14.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is May (2.1 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Benson, AZ

Average snowfall in August - Benson, AZ
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (0.79").
Months with the least snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Benson, AZ

Average snowfall days in August - Benson, AZ
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (0.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Benson, AZ

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Benson, AZ
  • Average daylight in August: 13.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.1h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 12.1h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 12.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.9h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Benson, AZ

Average sunshine days in August - Benson, AZ
  • Average sunshine days in August: 11.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is May (28.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.4 days).

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Average UV index in August
Benson, AZ

Average UV index in August - Benson, AZ
  • Average UV index in August: 7

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 7).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 3).

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Average cloud cover in August
Benson, AZ

Average cloud cover in August - Benson, AZ
  • Average cloud cover in August: 17

Months with the most cloud cover are July and December (Cloud cover 20).
The month with the least cloud cover is May (Cloud cover 7).

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Average visibility in August
Benson, AZ

Average visibility in August - Benson, AZ
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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