August weather forecast
Dundalk, MD

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Dundalk, is another warm month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 68.5°F (20.3°C) and 82.9°F (28.3°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still moderately hot 82.9°F (28.3°C). The average low-temperature, in Dundalk, is 68.5°F (20.3°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a hot 89.1°F (31.7°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', or 'feels like', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In Dundalk, the average relative humidity in August is 73%.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall in Dundalk. Rain falls for 9.7 days and accumulates 1.06" (27mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

April through October are months without snowfall in Dundalk.

Ocean temperature

With an average ocean temperature of 77.5°F (25.3°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater in Dundalk.
Note: For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

Daylight

In Dundalk, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 40min.
On the first day of August in Dundalk, sunrise is at 6:06 am and sunset at 8:18 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:33 am and sunset at 7:38 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 10.5h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary 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. 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Dundalk?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 82.9°F (28.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 68.5°F (20.3°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, is appraised at 89.1°F (31.7°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Dundalk?

In August, the average relative humidity is 73%.

What is the rainiest month in Dundalk?

The month with the most rainfall in Dundalk, Maryland, is August, when the rain falls for 9.7 days and typically aggregates up to 1.06" (27mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in August in Dundalk?

In Dundalk, Maryland, in August, during 9.7 rainfall days, 1.06" (27mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Dundalk?

April through October are months without snowfall in Dundalk.

What month is the ocean warmest in Dundalk?

The month with the warmest seawater in Dundalk is August, with an average ocean temperature of 77.5°F (25.3°C).

How warm is the water in August in Dundalk?

In Dundalk, Maryland, the average seawater temperature in August is 77.5°F (25.3°C). Water temperature between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does Dundalk have in August?

In Dundalk, Maryland, the average day length in August is 13h and 40min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Dundalk?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:06 am and sunset at 8:18 pm. On the last day of the month, in Dundalk, Maryland, sunrise is at 6:33 am and sunset at 7:38 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Dundalk have in August?

In Dundalk, Maryland, the average sunshine duration in August is 10.5h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Dundalk?

The months with the highest UV index in Dundalk, Maryland, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index reading in August in Dundalk?

In Dundalk, Maryland, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Dundalk, MD

Average temperature in August - Dundalk, MD
  • Average high temperature in August: 82.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 68.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.7°F).

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Average pressure in August
Dundalk, MD

Average pressure in August - Dundalk, MD
  • Average pressure in August: 29.99"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Dundalk, MD

Average wind speed in August - Dundalk, MD
  • Average wind speed in August: 6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (9.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6mph).

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Average humidity in August
Dundalk, MD

Average humidity in August - Dundalk, MD
  • Average humidity in August: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is May (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (72%).

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Average rainfall in August
Dundalk, MD

Average rainfall in August - Dundalk, MD
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.06"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (1.06").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.24").

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Average rainfall days in August
Dundalk, MD

Average rainfall days in August - Dundalk, MD
  • Average rainfall days in August: 9.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (10.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (4.1 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Dundalk, MD

Average snowfall in August - Dundalk, MD
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (0.31").
The months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Dundalk, MD

Average snowfall days in August - Dundalk, MD
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.4 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Dundalk, MD

Average sea temperature in August - Dundalk, MD
  • Average sea temperature in August: 77.5°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (77.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (44.5°F).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Dundalk, MD

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Dundalk, MD
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 40min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 53min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 28min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.5h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Dundalk, MD

Average sunshine days in August - Dundalk, MD
  • Average sunshine days in August: 18.2 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (24.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (16.9 days).

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Average UV index in August
Dundalk, MD

Average UV index in August - Dundalk, MD
  • Average UV index in August: 6

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Dundalk, MD

Average cloud cover in August - Dundalk, MD
  • Average cloud cover in August: 30

The months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 45).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in August
Dundalk, MD

Average visibility in August - Dundalk, MD
  • 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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