August weather forecast
Kittery, ME

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Kittery, is another warm month, with an average temperature varying between 61.7°F (16.5°C) and 75.7°F (24.3°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still warm 75.7°F (24.3°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 61.7°F (16.5°C).

Humidity

In Kittery, the average relative humidity in August is 79%.

Rainfall

In Kittery, during August, the rain falls for 12.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.09" (53mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 144.2 rainfall days, and 27.48" (698mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Kittery, snow does not fall in May through September.

Ocean temperature

August is the month with the warmest seawater, with an average ocean temperature of 65.7°F (18.7°C).
Note: For most, swimming in 65.7°F (18.7°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

Daylight

In Kittery, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 53min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 5:33 am and sunset at 8:04 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:06 am and sunset at 7:19 pm EDT.

Sunshine

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

UV index

July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Kittery. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk 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 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 Kittery?

In Kittery, Maine, in August, the average high-temperature is 75.7°F (24.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 61.7°F (16.5°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Kittery?

In Kittery, the average relative humidity in August is 79%.

How much does it rain in Kittery in August?

In August, in Kittery, Maine, the rain falls for 12.8 days. Throughout August, 2.09" (53mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Kittery?

In Kittery, snow does not fall in May through September.

When is the ocean warmest in Kittery?

With an average ocean temperature of 65.7°F (18.7°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater in Kittery, Maine.

How cold is the water in August in Kittery?

In Kittery, Maine, the average seawater temperature in August is 65.7°F (18.7°C). For most, swimming in 65.7°F (18.7°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

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

In Kittery, Maine, the average day length in August is 13h and 53min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Kittery?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:33 am and sunset at 8:04 pm. On the last day of the month, in Kittery, sunrise is at 6:06 am and sunset at 7:19 pm EDT.

What month has the most sunshine in Kittery?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Kittery?

The average sunshine duration in August in Kittery is 10.6h.

When is the highest UV index in Kittery?

July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Kittery.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Kittery?

In Kittery, Maine, the average daily maximum UV index in August 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
Kittery, ME

Average temperature in August - Kittery, ME
  • Average high temperature in August: 75.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (76.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 61.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.2°F).

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Average pressure in August
Kittery, ME

Average pressure in August - Kittery, ME
  • Average pressure in August: 29.97"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.06"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Kittery, ME

Average wind speed in August - Kittery, ME
  • Average wind speed in August: 6.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (11.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (6.6mph).

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Average humidity in August
Kittery, ME

Average humidity in August - Kittery, ME
  • Average humidity in August: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is June (80%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and November (75%).

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Average rainfall in August
Kittery, ME

Average rainfall in August - Kittery, ME
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.09"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (2.83").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.54").

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Average rainfall days in August
Kittery, ME

Average rainfall days in August - Kittery, ME
  • Average rainfall days in August: 12.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (15 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.5 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Kittery, ME

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (4.02").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Kittery, ME

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Kittery, ME

Average sea temperature in August - Kittery, ME
  • Average sea temperature in August: 65.6°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (65.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (38.5°F).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Kittery, ME

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Kittery, ME
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 53min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 19min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 4min).

  • 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
Kittery, ME

Average sunshine days in August - Kittery, ME
  • Average sunshine days in August: 15.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (16.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (13.2 days).

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Average UV index in August
Kittery, ME

Average UV index in August - Kittery, ME
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The months with the highest UV index are 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
Kittery, ME

Average cloud cover in August - Kittery, ME
  • Average cloud cover in August: 29

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in August
Kittery, ME

Average visibility in August - Kittery, ME
  • 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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