August weather forecast and climate
Essex, CT

Weather in August

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

Temperature

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

Humidity

The average relative humidity in Essex is 77%.

Rainfall

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

Snowfall

June through October are months without snowfall in Essex.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Essex is 13.8h.

Sunshine

The month with the most sunshine in Essex, Connecticut, is August, with an average of 10.6h of sunshine.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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, 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 is 77%.

How many days does it rain in August in Essex?

In Essex, during August, the rain falls for 16.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.91" (74mm) of 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?

The average length of the day in August is 13.8h.

What month has the most sunshine in Essex?

August has the most sunshine of the year in Essex, Connecticut, with an average of 10.6h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Essex have in August?

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

When is the highest UV index in Essex?

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Essex?

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

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"

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

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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%

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").
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).
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: 13.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.6h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4.8).

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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

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
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

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

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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