August weather forecast and climate
Great Barrington, MA

The colorful ancient stone building that hosts the town hall of Great Barrington in Massachusetts
The colorful ancient stone building that hosts the town hall of Great Barrington in Massachusetts

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, with average temperature varying between 78.4°F (25.8°C) and 57.7°F (14.3°C).

Temperature

In Great Barrington, the average high-temperature in August is essentially the same as in July - a still moderately hot 78.4°F (25.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Great Barrington, is 57.7°F (14.3°C).

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Great Barrington, Massachusetts,, during 16.1 rainfall days, 2.64" (67mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 157.8 rainfall days, and 31.69" (805mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In Great Barrington, the average length of the day in August is 13.8h.

Sunshine

July and August, with an average of 10h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Great Barrington.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 average humidity in August in Great Barrington?

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

How much does it rain in Great Barrington in August?

In Great Barrington, Massachusetts, in August, during 16.1 rainfall days, 2.64" (67mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Great Barrington?

In Great Barrington snow does not fall in June through September.

How many hours of daylight does Great Barrington have in August?

In Great Barrington, the average length of the day in August is 13.8h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Great Barrington?

Months with the most sunshine in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, are July and August, with an average of 10h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in August in Great Barrington?

In August, the average sunshine in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, is 10h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Great Barrington?

Months with the highest UV index in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

How high is the UV index in August in Great Barrington?

In Great Barrington, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Great Barrington, MA

Average temperature in August - Great Barrington, MA
  • Average high temperature in August: 78.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 57.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.1°F).

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Average pressure in August
Great Barrington, MA

Average pressure in August - Great Barrington, MA
  • Average pressure in August: 29.98"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.09").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93").

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Average wind speed in August
Great Barrington, MA

Average wind speed in August - Great Barrington, MA
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.2mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and March (8.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.2mph).

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Average humidity in August
Great Barrington, MA

Average humidity in August - Great Barrington, MA
  • Average humidity in August: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (75%).

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Average rainfall in August
Great Barrington, MA

Average rainfall in August - Great Barrington, MA
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.64"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (3.03").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (2.13").

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Average rainfall days in August
Great Barrington, MA

Average rainfall days in August - Great Barrington, MA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.2 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Great Barrington, MA

Average snowfall in August - Great Barrington, MA
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.89").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Great Barrington, MA

Average snowfall days in August - Great Barrington, MA
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (13.2 days).
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
Great Barrington, MA

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Great Barrington, MA
  • Average daylight in August: 13.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h

Months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3.9h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Great Barrington, MA

Average sunshine days in August - Great Barrington, MA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 13 days

Months with the most sunshine days are September and November (15.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (11.1 days).

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Average UV index in August
Great Barrington, MA

Average UV index in August - Great Barrington, MA
  • Average UV index in August: 5

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in August
Great Barrington, MA

Average cloud cover in August - Great Barrington, MA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 37

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 57).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in August
Great Barrington, MA

Average visibility in August - Great Barrington, MA
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

The month with the highest visibility is April (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (5mi).

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