Augusta
Maine, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Augusta, ME

 Beautiful view of the water and skyline in Augusta, Maine, with trees and mountains in the distance
Beautiful view of the water and skyline in Augusta, Maine, with trees and mountains in the distance
The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Augusta, Maine, with average temperature fluctuating between 78.1°F (25.6°C) and 58.5°F (14.7°C).

Temperature

In Augusta, Maine, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - a still warm 78.1°F (25.6°C). In Augusta, the average low-temperature is 58.5°F (14.7°C).

Rainfall

In Augusta, during August, the rain falls for 10.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.3" (84.1mm) of precipitation. In Augusta, during the entire year, the rain falls for 135.4 days and collects up to 41.8" (1062.4mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Augusta snow does not fall in May through September.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 14h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are June through August, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

UV index

In Augusta, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.

What is the temperature in August in Augusta?

In Augusta, in August, the average high-temperature is 78.1°F (25.6°C), and the average low-temperature is 58.5°F (14.7°C).

How much does it rain in Augusta in August?

In Augusta, Maine, during August, the rain falls for 10.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.3" (84.1mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Augusta?

In Augusta snow does not fall in May through September.

How many hours of daylight does Augusta have in August?

In Augusta, Maine, the average length of the day in August is 14h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Augusta?

Months with the most sunshine in Augusta, Maine, are June through August, with an average of 8h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in August in Augusta?

In Augusta, Maine, the average sunshine in August is 8h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Augusta?

In Augusta, Maine, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Augusta, ME
  • Average high temperature in August: 78°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (79.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (27.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 58.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11°F).

Average rainfall in August - Augusta, ME
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.3"

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are October and November (4.4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.4").

Average rainfall days in August - Augusta, ME
  • Average rainfall days in August: 10.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (13.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (9.1 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (20").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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 (8.6 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Augusta, ME
  • Average daylight in August: 14h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8h

Months with most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 8h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in August - Augusta, ME
  • Average UV index in August: 7

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).