August weather forecast
Medford, MA

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Medford, is another warm month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 63.7°F (17.6°C) and an average high of 80.6°F (27°C).

Temperature

In Medford, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - a still moderately hot 80.6°F (27°C). In Medford, in August, the average low-temperature is 63.7°F (17.6°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is calculated to be 84.2°F (29°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. 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', 'feels like', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy), and activity. 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. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Medford, Massachusetts, is 72%.

Rainfall

In August, in Medford, the rain falls for 4.3 days. Throughout August, 0.24" (6mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Medford, there are 45.2 rainfall days, and 3.98" (101mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Medford, snow does not fall in April, June through October.

Daylight

In Medford, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 51min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:37 am and sunset at 8:04 pm. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 6:08 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 months with the highest UV index in Medford are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. 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 temperature in August in Medford?

In August, the average high-temperature is 80.6°F (27°C), and the average low-temperature is 63.7°F (17.6°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is calculated to be 84.2°F (29°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Medford?

In Medford, the average relative humidity in August is 72%.

How much does it rain in Medford in August?

In Medford, Massachusetts, in August, it is raining for 4.3 days, with typically 0.24" (6mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Medford?

April, June through October are months without snowfall in Medford, Massachusetts.

How many hours of daylight does Medford have in August?

In August, the average day length in Medford, Massachusetts, is 13h and 51min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Medford?

On the first day of August in Medford, Massachusetts, sunrise is at 5:37 am and sunset at 8:04 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:08 am and sunset at 7:20 pm EDT.

What month has the most sunshine in Medford?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Medford?

In Medford, Massachusetts, the average sunshine duration in August is 10.5h.

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Medford?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Medford is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Medford, MA

Average temperature in August - Medford, MA
  • Average high temperature in August: 80.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (33.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 63.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.5°F).

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Average pressure in August
Medford, MA

Average pressure in August - Medford, MA
  • Average pressure in August: 29.98"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.07"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Medford, MA

Average wind speed in August - Medford, MA
  • Average wind speed in August: 6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6mph).

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Average humidity in August
Medford, MA

Average humidity in August - Medford, MA
  • Average humidity in August: 72%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (69%).

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Average rainfall in August
Medford, MA

Average rainfall in August - Medford, MA
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.24"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (0.55").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.08").

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Average rainfall days in August
Medford, MA

Average rainfall days in August - Medford, MA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 4.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (5.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (2.2 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Medford, MA

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

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.55").
The months with the least snowfall are April, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Medford, MA

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (2.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Medford, MA
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 51min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 14min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 8min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 30min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Medford, MA

Average sunshine days in August - Medford, MA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 22.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (27.2 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are June and August (22.9 days).

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Average UV index in August
Medford, MA

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

The months with the highest UV index are June, July and 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
Medford, MA

Average cloud cover in August - Medford, MA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in August
Medford, MA

Average visibility in August - Medford, MA
  • 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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