August weather forecast and climate
Rifle, CO

The scenic Triple Falls of the Rifle Falls in Colorado, flowing to the still waters of the river below
The scenic Triple Falls of the Rifle Falls in Colorado, flowing to the still waters of the river below

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Rifle, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 78.4°F (25.8°C) and 49.6°F (9.8°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still moderately hot 78.4°F (25.8°C). In August, in Rifle, the average low-temperature is 49.6°F (9.8°C).

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Rifle is 47%.

Rainfall

In Rifle, in August, during 8.8 rainfall days, 0.55" (14mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Rifle, during the entire year, the rain falls for 107.7 days and collects up to 11.89" (302mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13.7h.

Sunshine

June through August, with an average of 11.9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Rifle.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in August in Rifle?

In August, the average relative humidity in Rifle is 47%.

How much does it rain in Rifle in August?

In Rifle, in August, it is raining for 8.8 days, with typically 0.55" (14mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Rifle?

June through September are months without snowfall in Rifle.

How many hours of daylight does Rifle have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Rifle, Colorado, is 13.7h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Rifle?

Months with the most sunshine in Rifle are June through August, with an average of 11.9h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in August in Rifle?

In Rifle, the average sunshine in August is 11.9h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Rifle?

Months with the highest UV index in Rifle, Colorado, are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Rifle?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Rifle, Colorado, is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Rifle, CO

Average temperature in August - Rifle, CO
  • Average high temperature in August: 78.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (30.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 49.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (50.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (12°F).

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Average pressure in August
Rifle, CO

Average pressure in August - Rifle, CO
  • Average pressure in August: 30.04"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.27").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is May (29.93").

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Average wind speed in August
Rifle, CO

Average wind speed in August - Rifle, CO
  • Average wind speed in August: 5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (6.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (4.1mph).

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Average humidity in August
Rifle, CO

Average humidity in August - Rifle, CO
  • Average humidity in August: 47%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (43%).

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Average rainfall in August
Rifle, CO

Average rainfall in August - Rifle, CO
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.55"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (1.57").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.51").

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Average rainfall days in August
Rifle, CO

Average rainfall days in August - Rifle, CO
  • Average rainfall days in August: 8.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (14 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (5.9 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Rifle, CO

Average snowfall in August - Rifle, CO
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (8.74").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Rifle, CO

Average snowfall days in August - Rifle, CO
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Rifle, CO

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Rifle, CO
  • Average daylight in August: 13.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11.9h

Months with the most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.1h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Rifle, CO

Average sunshine days in August - Rifle, CO
  • Average sunshine days in August: 14.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (20.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (11.7 days).

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Average UV index in August
Rifle, CO

Average UV index in August - Rifle, CO
  • Average UV index in August: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Rifle, CO

Average cloud cover in August - Rifle, CO
  • Average cloud cover in August: 13

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 39).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and September (Cloud cover 12).

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Average visibility in August
Rifle, CO

Average visibility in August - Rifle, CO
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (4mi).

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