August weather forecast
New Salem, MA

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in New Salem, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 78.4°F (25.8°C) and 58.3°F (14.6°C).

Temperature

In New Salem, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a still moderately hot 78.4°F (25.8°C). In August, in New Salem, Massachusetts, the average low-temperature is 58.3°F (14.6°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August is 77%.

Rainfall

In New Salem, in August, during 14.2 rainfall days, 2.05" (52mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in New Salem, there are 145 rainfall days, and 28.03" (712mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In New Salem, snow does not fall in June through September.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August in New Salem is 13h and 52min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:41 am and sunset at 8:09 pm. On the last day of August, in New Salem, sunrise is at 6:13 am and sunset at 7:25 pm EDT.

Sunshine

With an average of 10.2h of sunshine, August has the most sunshine of the year in New Salem.

UV index

In New Salem, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in August in New Salem?

The average relative humidity in August is 77%.

How many days does it rain in August in New Salem?

In New Salem, during August, the rain falls for 14.2 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.05" (52mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in New Salem?

In New Salem, snow does not fall in June through September.

How many hours of daylight does New Salem have in August?

In August, the average day length in New Salem is 13h and 52min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in New Salem?

On the first day of August in New Salem, Massachusetts, sunrise is at 5:41 am and sunset at 8:09 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:13 am and sunset at 7:25 pm EDT.

What month has the most sunshine in New Salem?

The month with the most sunshine in New Salem is August, with an average of 10.2h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in August in New Salem?

In New Salem, Massachusetts, the average sunshine duration in August is 10.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in New Salem?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
New Salem, MA

Average temperature in August - New Salem, MA
  • Average high temperature in August: 78.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 58.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.1°F).

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Average pressure in August
New Salem, MA

Average pressure in August - New Salem, MA
  • Average pressure in August: 29.97"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.08"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
New Salem, MA

Average wind speed in August - New Salem, MA
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.2mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January, February and March (8.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.2mph).

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Average humidity in August
New Salem, MA

Average humidity in August - New Salem, MA
  • Average humidity in August: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (73%).

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Average rainfall in August
New Salem, MA

Average rainfall in August - New Salem, MA
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.05"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (2.8").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.77").

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Average rainfall days in August
New Salem, MA

Average rainfall days in August - New Salem, MA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 14.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.4 days).

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Average snowfall in August
New Salem, MA

Average snowfall in August - New Salem, MA
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.69").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
New Salem, MA

Average snowfall days in August - New Salem, MA
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (10.5 days).
The 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
New Salem, MA

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - New Salem, MA
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 52min

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

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in August
New Salem, MA

Average sunshine days in August - New Salem, MA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 14.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (13 days).

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Average UV index in August
New Salem, MA

Average UV index in August - New Salem, MA
  • Average UV index in August: 5

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
New Salem, MA

Average cloud cover in August - New Salem, MA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 35

The months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 35).

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Average visibility in August
New Salem, MA

Average visibility in August - New Salem, MA
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

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

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