August weather forecast and climate
Elsmere, DE

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Elsmere, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 67.6°F (19.8°C) and 83.3°F (28.5°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still warm 83.3°F (28.5°C). The average low-temperature, in August, is 67.6°F (19.8°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is calculated to a tropical 90.5°F (32.5°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', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'real feel', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. Additional factors like activity, clothing, wind, and differences in body mass, height, and shape affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. 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 August, the average relative humidity in Elsmere, Delaware, is 75%.

Rainfall

In Elsmere, Delaware, during August, the rain falls for 14.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.91" (74mm) of precipitation. In Elsmere, during the entire year, the rain falls for 154.9 days and collects up to 30.47" (774mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through October are months without snowfall in Elsmere.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10.3h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Elsmere, Delaware, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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 Elsmere?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Elsmere, Delaware, is 83.3°F (28.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 67.6°F (19.8°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that calculates temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is estimated at 90.5°F (32.5°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Elsmere?

The average relative humidity in August is 75%.

How much does it rain in Elsmere in August?

In Elsmere, Delaware, during August, the rain falls for 14.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.91" (74mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Elsmere?

June through October are months without snowfall in Elsmere.

How many hours of daylight does Elsmere have in August?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Elsmere?

In August, the average sunshine in Elsmere, Delaware, is 10.3h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Elsmere?

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

What is the UV index reading in August in Elsmere?

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

Average temperature in August
Elsmere, DE

Average temperature in August - Elsmere, DE
  • Average high temperature in August: 83.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 67.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.8°F).

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Average pressure in August
Elsmere, DE

Average pressure in August - Elsmere, DE
  • Average pressure in August: 29.98"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.12").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94").

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Average wind speed in August
Elsmere, DE

Average wind speed in August - Elsmere, DE
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in August
Elsmere, DE

Average humidity in August - Elsmere, DE
  • Average humidity in August: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is October (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (71%).

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Average rainfall in August
Elsmere, DE

Average rainfall in August - Elsmere, DE
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.91"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.35").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.73").

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Average rainfall days in August
Elsmere, DE

Average rainfall days in August - Elsmere, DE
  • Average rainfall days in August: 14.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.8 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Elsmere, DE

Average snowfall in August - Elsmere, DE
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (3.54").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Elsmere, DE

Average snowfall days in August - Elsmere, DE
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.5 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Elsmere, DE

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Elsmere, DE
  • Average daylight in August: 13.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.3h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.8h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.9h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Elsmere, DE

Average sunshine days in August - Elsmere, DE
  • Average sunshine days in August: 14 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.8 days).

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Average UV index in August
Elsmere, DE

Average UV index in August - Elsmere, DE
  • Average UV index in August: 6

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

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Average cloud cover in August
Elsmere, DE

Average cloud cover in August - Elsmere, DE
  • Average cloud cover in August: 30

Months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 46).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 30).

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Average visibility in August
Elsmere, DE

Average visibility in August - Elsmere, DE
  • 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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