August weather forecast
Kingston, MA

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Kingston, Massachusetts, with average temperature fluctuating between 76.6°F (24.8°C) and 65.7°F (18.7°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still moderately hot 76.6°F (24.8°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 65.7°F (18.7°C).

Humidity

In Kingston, Massachusetts, the average relative humidity in August is 78%.

Rainfall

In Kingston, it is raining for 11.8 days, with typically 1.34" (34mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Kingston, there are 132.2 rainfall days, and 16.3" (414mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall.

Ocean temperature

August is the month with the warmest seawater in Kingston, with an average ocean temperature of 68.5°F (20.3°C).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 68.5°F (20.3°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).

Daylight

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

Sunshine

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

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in August in Kingston?

In Kingston, the average relative humidity in August is 78%.

How much does it rain in Kingston in August?

In Kingston, Massachusetts, in August, it is raining for 11.8 days, with typically 1.34" (34mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Kingston?

In Kingston, Massachusetts, snow does not fall in May through October.

When is the ocean warmest in Kingston?

With an average ocean temperature of 68.5°F (20.3°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater in Kingston.

What is the ocean temperature in August in Kingston?

In Kingston, Massachusetts, the average seawater temperature in August is 68.5°F (20.3°C). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 68.5°F (20.3°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).

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

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

What month has the most sunshine in Kingston?

The month with the most sunshine in Kingston is August, with an average of 10.6h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in August in Kingston?

The average sunshine in August in Kingston, Massachusetts, is 10.6h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Kingston?

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Kingston.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Kingston?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Kingston, MA

Average temperature in August - Kingston, MA
  • Average high temperature in August: 76.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (77.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 65.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (26.1°F).

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Average pressure in August
Kingston, MA

Average pressure in August - Kingston, MA
  • Average pressure in August: 29.98"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.06").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93").

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Average wind speed in August
Kingston, MA

Average wind speed in August - Kingston, MA
  • Average wind speed in August: 7.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (12.3mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (7.8mph).

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Average humidity in August
Kingston, MA

Average humidity in August - Kingston, MA
  • Average humidity in August: 78%

The month with the highest relative humidity is July (80%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are March, April and November (74%).

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Average rainfall in August
Kingston, MA

Average rainfall in August - Kingston, MA
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.34"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are July and October (1.65").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.02").

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Average rainfall days in August
Kingston, MA

Average rainfall days in August - Kingston, MA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (14 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.4 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Kingston, MA

Average snowfall in August - Kingston, MA
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (1.77").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Kingston, MA

Average snowfall days in August - Kingston, MA
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (7.1 days).
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
Kingston, MA

Average sea temperature in August - Kingston, MA
  • Average sea temperature in August: 68.4°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (68.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (38.2°F).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Kingston, MA

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Kingston, 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: 10.6h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
Months with the least sunshine are February and December (Average sunshine: 4.7).

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Average sunshine days in August
Kingston, MA

Average sunshine days in August - Kingston, MA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 16.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (18.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (14.8 days).

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Average UV index in August
Kingston, MA

Average UV index in August - Kingston, MA
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 6).
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
Kingston, MA

Average cloud cover in August - Kingston, MA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 29

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in August
Kingston, MA

Average visibility in August - Kingston, MA
  • 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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