August weather forecast
Townsend, MA

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Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Townsend, Massachusetts, with an average temperature ranging between max 80.2°F (26.8°C) and min 60.1°F (15.6°C).

Temperature

Townsend experiences a recorded average high-temperature of a still warm 80.2°F (26.8°C) in August, closely aligned with July's 81.9°F (27.7°C). In August, Townsend experiences a temperature dip to an average of 60.1°F (15.6°C) at night.

Humidity

In Townsend, Massachusetts, the average relative humidity in August is 75%.

Rainfall

In Townsend, during August, the rain falls for 14.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.17" (55mm) of precipitation. In Townsend, during the entire year, the rain falls for 147.4 days and collects up to 28.46" (723mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall in Townsend.

Daylight

In Townsend, Massachusetts, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 52min.
On the first day of August in Townsend, sunrise is at 5:39 am and sunset at 8:06 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:11 am and sunset at 7:22 pm EDT.

Sunshine

With an average of 10.4h of sunshine, August has the most sunshine of the year in Townsend.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Townsend. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The maximum daily UV index of 6 during August translates into the following directions:
Guard oneself from overexposure. Defence against sun injury is vital. During the period from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., UV radiation is highest. Try to avoid direct sunlight during these hours. Enhance your sun protection with tightly woven, yet airy clothing.
Updated: Feb 12, 2024 | Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

What are August temperatures in Townsend?

An average high-temperature, in August, in Townsend, is 80.2°F (26.8°C) and the average low-temperature is 60.1°F (15.6°C). In July, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), which represents the influence of relative humidity on air temperature, is appraised at 87.8°F (31°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Townsend?

In Townsend, Massachusetts, the average relative humidity in August is 75%.

How many days does it rain in August in Townsend?

In Townsend, during August, the rain falls for 14.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.17" (55mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Townsend?

June through September are months without snowfall in Townsend.

How many hours of daylight does Townsend have in August?

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

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Townsend?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:39 am and sunset at 8:06 pm. On the last day of the month, in Townsend, sunrise is at 6:11 am and sunset at 7:22 pm EDT.

What month has the most sunshine in Townsend?

With an average of 10.4h of sunshine, August has the most sunshine of the year in Townsend, Massachusetts.

How many hours of sunshine does Townsend have in August?

The average sunshine duration in August is 10.4h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in August in Townsend?

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

Average temperature in August - Townsend, MA
  • Average high temperature in August: 80.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (30.9°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 60.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (18.5°F).

Average pressure in August
Townsend, MA

Average pressure in August - Townsend, MA
  • Average pressure in August: 29.97"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).

Average wind speed in August
Townsend, MA

Average wind speed in August - Townsend, MA
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.3mph).

Average humidity in August
Townsend, MA

Average humidity in August - Townsend, MA
  • Average humidity in August: 75%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (71%).

Average rainfall in August
Townsend, MA

Average rainfall in August - Townsend, MA
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.17"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are October and December (2.83").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.5").

Average rainfall days in August
Townsend, MA

Average rainfall days in August - Townsend, MA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 14.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.3 days).

Average snowfall in August
Townsend, MA

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.38").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in August
Townsend, MA

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (9.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Townsend, MA
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 5min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 18min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 2min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 36min).

Average sunshine days in August
Townsend, MA

Average sunshine days in August - Townsend, MA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 15 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (13.2 days).

Average UV index in August
Townsend, MA

Average UV index in August - Townsend, 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).

Average cloud cover in August
Townsend, MA

Average cloud cover in August - Townsend, MA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 34

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 34).

Average visibility in August
Townsend, MA

Average visibility in August - Townsend, MA
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

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

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