August weather forecast
Elkridge, MD

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Elkridge, Maryland, with temperature in the range of an average high of 83.8°F (28.8°C) and an average low of 68.7°F (20.4°C).

Temperature

In Elkridge, the average high-temperature in August is practically the same as in July - a still moderately hot 83.8°F (28.8°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 68.7°F (20.4°C).

Heat index

The average heat index is computed to be a hot 91°F (32.8°C). Take extra precautions, as heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible. Sustained activity may result in heatstroke.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like pregnancy, wind, metabolic differences, and activity influence one's weather impression. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. 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

The average relative humidity in Elkridge is 73%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall in Elkridge is August when the rain falls for 16.7 days and typically aggregates up to 3.94" (100mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Elkridge snow does not fall in April through October.

Daylight

In Elkridge, the average length of the day is 13.7h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Elkridge is 10.4h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Elkridge are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in August interpret into the following advice:
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 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 Elkridge?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Elkridge, is 83.8°F (28.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 68.7°F (20.4°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, in August is computed to be 91°F (32.8°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Elkridge?

The average relative humidity in August is 73%.

What is the wettest month in Elkridge?

August is the month with the most rainfall in Elkridge. Rain falls for 16.7 days and accumulates 3.94" (100mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Elkridge in August?

In Elkridge, Maryland, during August, the rain falls for 16.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.94" (100mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Elkridge?

April through October are months without snowfall.

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

In August, the average length of the day is 13.7h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Elkridge?

In August, the average sunshine is 10.4h.

When is the highest UV index in Elkridge?

Months with the highest UV index in Elkridge, Maryland, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

How high is the UV index in August in Elkridge?

In Elkridge, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Elkridge, MD

Average temperature in August - Elkridge, MD
  • Average high temperature in August: 83.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (38.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 68.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (70°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (27.3°F).

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Average pressure in August
Elkridge, MD

Average pressure in August - Elkridge, MD
  • Average pressure in August: 29.99"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.14").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94").

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Average wind speed in August
Elkridge, MD

Average wind speed in August - Elkridge, MD
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.7mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are February and March (9mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.7mph).

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Average humidity in August
Elkridge, MD

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

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

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Average rainfall in August
Elkridge, MD

Average rainfall in August - Elkridge, MD
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.94"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.94").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (1.77").

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Average rainfall days in August
Elkridge, MD

Average rainfall days in August - Elkridge, MD
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.6 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Elkridge, MD

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (2.24").
Months with the least snowfall are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Elkridge, MD

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (3.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Elkridge, MD
  • Average daylight in August: 13.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.9h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.4h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 5.1h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Elkridge, MD

Average sunshine days in August - Elkridge, MD
  • Average sunshine days in August: 12.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10.9 days).

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Average UV index in August
Elkridge, MD

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

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

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Average cloud cover in August
Elkridge, MD

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

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

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Average visibility in August
Elkridge, MD

Average visibility in August - Elkridge, MD
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).

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