August weather forecast
West Roxbury, MA

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Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in West Roxbury, Massachusetts, with an average temperature varying between 63°F (17.2°C) and 81°F (27.2°C).

Temperature

The average high-temperature for August is a still moderately hot 81°F (27.2°C), closely aligning with the temperature of the preceding month. August's nights observe an average temperature of 63°F (17.2°C).

Heat index

During August, the heat index is calculated to be 84.2°F (29°C). Persisting in activity during exposure could lead to weariness and subsequently to heat cramps.
One should be cognizant that the heat index values are tailored for shaded spots and mild winds. The heat index values could be amplified by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees in direct sunlight.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'feels like' or 'real feel', provides an understanding of perceived warmth by combining temperature and relative humidity. Elements such as metabolic variations, pregnancy, and physical exertion can shape one's weather perception. Direct sun rays can make one feel hotter, potentially raising the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are extremely significant for babies and toddlers. Children often fail to recognize the requirement to rest and rehydrate. Thirst, being a late symptom of dehydration, underlines the importance of maintaining hydration, especially during ongoing physical activities.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August is 73%.

Rainfall

In West Roxbury, in August, during 7.8 rainfall days, 0.43" (11mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In West Roxbury, during the entire year, the rain falls for 85.9 days and collects up to 5.87" (149mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13h and 50min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:38 am and sunset at 8:03 pm. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 6:09 am and sunset at 7:19 pm EDT.

Sunshine

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

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translates into the following recommendations:
Act on precautions and pay attention to sun safety recommendations. Avoidance of sunburn is obligatory. Make an effort to avoid direct sun exposure between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., the peak period for UV radiation, and note that objects like parasols or canopies might not offer full 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.

Frequently asked questions

What is the usual temperature for West Roxbury in August?

An average high-temperature, in August, in West Roxbury, is 81°F (27.2°C) and the average low-temperature is 63°F (17.2°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), which combines air temperature and relative humidity, is calculated to be 84.2°F (29°C).

What is the average humidity in August?

In August, the average relative humidity in West Roxbury is 73%.

How many days does it rain in August?

In West Roxbury, in August, during 7.8 rainfall days, 0.43" (11mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow?

In West Roxbury, snow does not fall in June through October.

How many hours of daylight does West Roxbury have in August?

In August, the average day length is 13h and 50min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:38 am and sunset at 8:03 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:09 am and sunset at 7:19 pm EDT.

What month has the most sunshine?

With an average of 10.5h of sunshine, August has the most sunshine of the year.

How long on average sun shines in August?

In August, the average sunshine duration is 10.5h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in West Roxbury?

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

How high is the UV index in August?

In West Roxbury, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
West Roxbury, MA

Average temperature in August - West Roxbury, MA
  • Average high temperature in August: 81°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 (33.6°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 63°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.7°F).

Average pressure in August
West Roxbury, MA

Average pressure in August - West Roxbury, 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).

Average wind speed in August
West Roxbury, MA

Average wind speed in August - West Roxbury, MA
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.8mph).

Average humidity in August
West Roxbury, MA

Average humidity in August - West Roxbury, MA
  • Average humidity in August: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (70%).

Average rainfall in August
West Roxbury, MA

Average rainfall in August - West Roxbury, MA
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.43"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (0.67").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (0.24").

Average rainfall days in August
West Roxbury, MA

Average rainfall days in August - West Roxbury, MA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 7.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (10.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (4.1 days).

Average snowfall in August
West Roxbury, MA

Average snowfall in August - West Roxbury, MA
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (0.91").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in August
West Roxbury, MA

Average snowfall days in August - West Roxbury, MA
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (4.9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
West Roxbury, MA

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 12min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 6min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 3min

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).

Average sunshine days in August
West Roxbury, MA

Average sunshine days in August - West Roxbury, MA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 19.9 days

The months with the most sunshine days are January and November (22.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (17.5 days).

Average UV index in August
West Roxbury, MA

Average UV index in August - West Roxbury, 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
West Roxbury, MA

Average cloud cover in August - West Roxbury, MA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 32).

Average visibility in August
West Roxbury, MA

Average visibility in August - West Roxbury, 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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