August weather forecast
Sanford, ME

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Sanford, Maine, with an average temperature ranging between min 59.7°F (15.4°C) and max 75.7°F (24.3°C).

Temperature

In Sanford, Maine, the average high-temperature in August is essentially the same as in July - a still moderately hot 75.7°F (24.3°C). In August, in Sanford, Maine, the average low-temperature is 59.7°F (15.4°C).

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity is 80%.

Rainfall

In Sanford, it is raining for 11.4 days, with typically 1.22" (31mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Sanford, there are 118.9 rainfall days, and 14.61" (371mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Sanford, Maine, snow does not fall in June through October.

Daylight

In Sanford, Maine, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 55min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 5:32 am and sunset at 8:06 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:05 am and sunset at 7:20 pm EDT.

Sunshine

August has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 10.5h of sunshine.

UV index

The month with the highest UV index is August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation 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. 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 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 Sanford?

In Sanford, Maine, in August, the average high-temperature is 75.7°F (24.3°C), and the average low-temperature is 59.7°F (15.4°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Sanford?

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

How much does it rain in Sanford in August?

In Sanford, during August, the rain falls for 11.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.22" (31mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Sanford?

June through October are months without snowfall in Sanford.

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

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

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Sanford?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:32 am and sunset at 8:06 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:05 am and sunset at 7:20 pm EDT.

What month has the most sunshine in Sanford?

With an average of 10.5h of sunshine, August has the most sunshine of the year.

How many hours of sunshine does Sanford have in August?

The average sunshine duration in August in Sanford is 10.5h.

When is the highest UV index in Sanford?

The month with the highest UV index in Sanford is August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index reading in August in Sanford?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Sanford, Maine, is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Sanford, ME

Average temperature in August - Sanford, 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 (30°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 59.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.3°F).

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Average pressure in August
Sanford, ME

Average pressure in August - Sanford, 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 (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Sanford, ME

Average wind speed in August - Sanford, ME
  • Average wind speed in August: 6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (10.1mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6mph).

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Average humidity in August
Sanford, ME

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

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (82%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and November (76%).

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Average rainfall in August
Sanford, ME

Average rainfall in August - Sanford, ME
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.22"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (1.54").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.67").

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Average rainfall days in August
Sanford, ME

Average rainfall days in August - Sanford, ME
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (12.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (5.6 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Sanford, ME

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (2.83").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Sanford, ME

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.3 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
Sanford, ME

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Sanford, ME
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 55min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 22min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 1min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Sanford, ME

Average sunshine days in August - Sanford, ME
  • Average sunshine days in August: 16.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (19.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (14.2 days).

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Average UV index in August
Sanford, ME

Average UV index in August - Sanford, 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).

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Average cloud cover in August
Sanford, ME

Average cloud cover in August - Sanford, ME
  • Average cloud cover in August: 31

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in August
Sanford, ME

Average visibility in August - Sanford, 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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