August weather forecast
Old Orchard Beach, ME

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Weather in August

August sustains the summer vibe in Old Orchard Beach, Maine, with ample sunshine and continued warm temperatures. Despite the slight reduction of daylight hours, the ambience remains very summery. The ocean temperature reaches its yearly peak, hitting 63.7°F (17.6°C), setting a comfortable stage for sea-related activities. As the town welcomes visitors seeking sunlit leisure, the hum of summer continues to resonate. The warm sunshine makes it a wonderful time for beach-side picnics, ice-creams, and glorious sunsets.

Temperature

Old Orchard Beach's temperatures peak on average in August, reaching 72.9°F (22.7°C) at their highest and 61.5°F (16.4°C) at their lowest.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 81%.

Rainfall

In Old Orchard Beach, during August, the rain falls for 7.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.55" (14mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 77.9 rainfall days, and 5.71" (145mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Old Orchard Beach, snow does not fall in May through October.

Ocean temperature

With an average ocean temperature of 63.9°F (17.7°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater.
Note: Swimming in water of 63.9°F (17.7°C) is not enjoyable for the majority of individuals. Breathing control becomes increasingly challenging as the temperature dips from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13h and 55min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:31 am and sunset at 8:03 pm. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 6:05 am and sunset at 7:18 pm EDT.

Sunshine

With an average of 10.6h of sunshine, August has the most sunshine of the year.

UV index

The month with the highest UV index in Old Orchard Beach is August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The UV index of 6 during August leads to these advisories:
Prevent overexposure. Protection from the sun's harmful effects is needed. Limit your exposure to the sun's UV radiation, which is strongest between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., and note that parasols or canopies may not provide full sun protection. Shield yourself from the harmful effects of UV radiation with sun-protective attire, a hat, and quality sunglasses.
Updated: Jun 19, 2024
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Frequently asked questions

What are the warmest months?

August, marked by an average high-temperature of 72.9°F (22.7°C) and a low-temperature of 61.5°F (16.4°C), is the warmest month.

What are August temperatures?

During August, Old Orchard Beach experiences an average high-temperature of 72.9°F (22.7°C) and a low-temperature of 61.5°F (16.4°C).

What is the average humidity in August?

The average relative humidity in August is 81%.

How much does it rain in August?

In Old Orchard Beach, in August, during 7.1 rainfall days, 0.55" (14mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow?

May through October are months without snowfall.

What month is the ocean warmest?

With an average ocean temperature of 63.9°F (17.7°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater in Old Orchard Beach.

What is the ocean temperature in August?

In Old Orchard Beach, the average seawater temperature in August is 63.9°F (17.7°C). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 63.9°F (17.7°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

How many hours of daylight does Old Orchard Beach have in August?

In August, the average day length is 13h and 55min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:31 am and sunset at 8:03 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:05 am and sunset at 7:18 pm EDT.

What month has the most sunshine?

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

How long on average sun shines in August?

In Old Orchard Beach, the average sunshine duration in August is 10.6h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Old Orchard Beach?

With an average maximum UV index of 6, August is the month with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in August?

In Old Orchard Beach, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average temperature in August - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average high temperature in August: 72.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (72.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 61.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21°F).

Average pressure in August
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average pressure in August - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average pressure in August: 29.96"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are September and November (30.05"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

Average wind speed in August
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average wind speed in August - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average wind speed in August: 7.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (12.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.4mph).

Average humidity in August
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average humidity in August - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average humidity in August: 81%

The months with the highest relative humidity are June and July (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (74%).

Average rainfall in August
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average rainfall in August - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.55"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (0.67").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.2").

Average rainfall days in August
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average rainfall days in August - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average rainfall days in August: 7.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (8.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (4.9 days).

Average snowfall in August
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average snowfall in August - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.59").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in August
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average snowfall days in August - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.7 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in August
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average sea temperature in August - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average sea temperature in August: 63.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (63.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (38°F).

Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 0min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 4min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 36min).
The month with the least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

Average sunshine days in August
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average sunshine days in August - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average sunshine days in August: 22 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (23.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (19.4 days).

Average UV index in August
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average UV index in August - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The month with the highest UV index is August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in August
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average cloud cover in August - Old Orchard Beach, ME
  • Average cloud cover in August: 30

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 30).

Average visibility in August
Old Orchard Beach, ME

Average visibility in August - Old Orchard Beach, 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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