August weather forecast
Essex, CT

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Essex, Connecticut, with temperature in the range of an average high of 78.6°F (25.9°C) and an average low of 65.7°F (18.7°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still warm 78.6°F (25.9°C). The average low-temperature, in Essex, is 65.7°F (18.7°C).

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Essex, Connecticut, is 77%.

Rainfall

In Essex, in August, during 16.4 rainfall days, 2.91" (74mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Essex, Connecticut, during the entire year, the rain falls for 166.2 days and collects up to 34.8" (884mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Essex, snow does not fall in June through October.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Essex, Connecticut, is 13h and 47min.
On the first day of August in Essex, sunrise is at 5:44 am and sunset at 8:07 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:14 am and sunset at 7:24 pm EDT.

Sunshine

With an average of 10.6h of sunshine, August has the most sunshine of the year.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Essex are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against skin and eye damage is required. 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. 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 temperature in August in Essex?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Essex, Connecticut, is 78.6°F (25.9°C), while the average low-temperature is 65.7°F (18.7°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Essex?

The average relative humidity in August in Essex, Connecticut, is 77%.

How much does it rain in Essex in August?

In Essex, Connecticut, in August, it is raining for 16.4 days, with typically 2.91" (74mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Essex?

In Essex, snow does not fall in June through October.

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

In August, the average day length in Essex is 13h and 47min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Essex?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:44 am and sunset at 8:07 pm. On the last day of the month, in Essex, sunrise is at 6:14 am and sunset at 7:24 pm EDT.

What month has the most sunshine in Essex?

With an average of 10.6h of sunshine, August has the most sunshine of the year.

How long on average sun shines in August in Essex?

In Essex, the average sunshine duration in August is 10.6h.

When is the highest UV index in Essex?

The months with the highest UV index in Essex are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

How high is the UV index in August in Essex?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Essex is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Essex, CT

Average temperature in August - Essex, CT
  • Average high temperature in August: 78.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 65.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (66.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.5°F).

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Average pressure in August
Essex, CT

Average pressure in August - Essex, CT
  • Average pressure in August: 29.98"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.08"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Essex, CT

Average wind speed in August - Essex, CT
  • Average wind speed in August: 7.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.9mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.1mph).

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Average humidity in August
Essex, CT

Average humidity in August - Essex, CT
  • Average humidity in August: 77%

The months with the highest relative humidity are May, June and July (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (73%).

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Average rainfall in August
Essex, CT

Average rainfall in August - Essex, CT
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.91"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.66").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.93").

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Average rainfall days in August
Essex, CT

Average rainfall days in August - Essex, CT
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (17 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Essex, CT

Average snowfall in August - Essex, CT
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (2.76").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Essex, CT

Average snowfall days in August - Essex, CT
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (7 days).
The 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
Essex, CT

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Essex, CT
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 47min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 7min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 15min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 36min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4h and 48min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Essex, CT

Average sunshine days in August - Essex, CT
  • Average sunshine days in August: 11.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.7 days).

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Average UV index in August
Essex, CT

Average UV index in August - Essex, CT
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Essex, CT

Average cloud cover in August - Essex, CT
  • Average cloud cover in August: 29

The months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 48).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in August
Essex, CT

Average visibility in August - Essex, CT
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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

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