Pittsfield
Massachusetts, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Pittsfield, MA

The populous and neat town of Pittsfield in Massachusetts, from above on a cool and cloudy day, with a view of a hilly landscape
The populous and neat town of Pittsfield in Massachusetts, from above on a cool and cloudy day, with a view of a hilly landscape
August, the last month of the summer, in Pittsfield, is another warm month, with average temperature fluctuating between 77.2°F (25.1°C) and 55.8°F (13.2°C).

Temperature

In Pittsfield, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still moderately hot 77.2°F (25.1°C). In August, in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, the average low-temperature is 55.8°F (13.2°C).

Rainfall

In August, in Pittsfield, the rain falls for 17 days. Throughout August, 4.1" (103.9mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Pittsfield, during the entire year, the rain falls for 173 days and collects up to 45.4" (1152.7mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall in Pittsfield.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 8h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 8, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 8 translate into the following recommendations:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. 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.

What is the temperature in August in Pittsfield?

In Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in August, the average high-temperature is 77.2°F (25.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 55.8°F (13.2°C).

How many days does it rain in August in Pittsfield?

In Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in August, during 17 rainfall days, 4.1" (103.9mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Pittsfield?

June through September are months without snowfall in Pittsfield.

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

The average length of the day in August in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, is 13.8h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Pittsfield?

In August, the average sunshine in Pittsfield is 8h.

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

Months with the highest UV index in Pittsfield are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 8.

What is the UV index reading in August in Pittsfield?

In Pittsfield, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 8. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average high temperature in August: 77.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (78.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 55.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (56.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (11.6°F).

Average rainfall in August - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average rainfall in August: 4.1"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (4.7").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.7").

Average rainfall days in August - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are June, July and August (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (11 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (19").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.1h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 4).

Average UV index in August - Pittsfield, MA
  • Average UV index in August: 8

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).