August weather forecast
Augusta, ME

Beautiful view of the water and skyline in Augusta, Maine, with trees and mountains in a distance
Beautiful view of the water and skyline in Augusta, Maine, with trees and mountains in a distance

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Augusta, Maine, with an average temperature ranging between min 56.8°F (13.8°C) and max 76.1°F (24.5°C).

Temperature

In Augusta, Maine, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a still moderately hot 76.1°F (24.5°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 56.8°F (13.8°C).

Humidity

In Augusta, the average relative humidity in August is 80%.

Rainfall

In August, in Augusta, the rain falls for 13.3 days. Throughout August, 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Augusta, during the entire year, the rain falls for 142.3 days and collects up to 27.52" (699mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Augusta is 13h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:26 am and sunset at 8:04 pm. On the last day of August, in Augusta, sunrise is at 6:00 am and sunset at 7:18 pm EDT.

Sunshine

August has the most sunshine of the year in Augusta, with an average of 10.1h of sunshine.

UV index

The 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 moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in August interpret into the following advice:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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 Augusta?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Augusta, Maine, is 76.1°F (24.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 56.8°F (13.8°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Augusta?

The average relative humidity in August in Augusta is 80%.

How much does it rain in Augusta in August?

In Augusta, Maine, in August, it is raining for 13.3 days, with typically 2.28" (58mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Augusta?

In Augusta, Maine, snow does not fall in June through September.

How many hours of daylight does Augusta have in August?

In August, the average day length is 13h and 58min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Augusta?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:26 am and sunset at 8:04 pm. On the last day of the month, in Augusta, sunrise is at 6:00 am and sunset at 7:18 pm EDT.

What month has the most sunshine in Augusta?

The month with the most sunshine in Augusta, Maine, is August, with an average of 10.1h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Augusta have in August?

The average sunshine duration in August in Augusta, Maine, is 10.1h.

When is the highest UV index in Augusta?

The months with the highest UV index are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Augusta?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Augusta, Maine, is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Augusta, ME

Average temperature in August - Augusta, ME
  • Average high temperature in August: 76.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (76.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 56.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (57.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.6°F).

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Average pressure in August
Augusta, ME

Average pressure in August - Augusta, ME
  • Average pressure in August: 29.96"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are September and November (30.04"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Augusta, ME

Average wind speed in August - Augusta, ME
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (8.5mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.3mph).

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Average humidity in August
Augusta, ME

Average humidity in August - Augusta, ME
  • Average humidity in August: 80%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January, February and March (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (76%).

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Average rainfall in August
Augusta, ME

Average rainfall in August - Augusta, ME
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.28"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (2.95").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.42").

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Average rainfall days in August
Augusta, ME

Average rainfall days in August - Augusta, ME
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (16 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Augusta, ME

Average snowfall in August - Augusta, ME
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.77").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Augusta, ME

Average snowfall days in August - Augusta, ME
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (10.9 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
Augusta, ME

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Augusta, ME
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 28min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 55min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Augusta, ME

Average sunshine days in August - Augusta, ME
  • Average sunshine days in August: 14.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (17.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (11.6 days).

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Average UV index in August
Augusta, ME

Average UV index in August - Augusta, ME
  • Average UV index in August: 5

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
The 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
Augusta, ME

Average cloud cover in August - Augusta, ME
  • Average cloud cover in August: 36

The months with the most cloud cover are March and April (Cloud cover 52).
The months with the least cloud cover are August and September (Cloud cover 36).

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Average visibility in August
Augusta, ME

Average visibility in August - Augusta, ME
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are May, June, July, August and September (5mi).

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