August weather forecast
Whitman, MA

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Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Whitman, Massachusetts, with an average temperature varying between 81°F (27.2°C) and 63.1°F (17.3°C).

Temperature

Stepping into August, Whitman records an average high-temperature of a still moderately hot 81°F (27.2°C), almost consistent with July. Whitman records an average nighttime low-temperature of 63.1°F (17.3°C) throughout August.

Heat index

Throughout August, the heat index is calculated to be a tropical 86°F (30°C). Prolonged exposure and physical activity might induce exhaustion, potentially causing heat cramps.
Take note of the fact that heat index values are based on shaded circumstances with light airflows. Direct sunlight can potentially boost the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature' or 'apparent temperature', joins air temperature with relative humidity to produce a temperature perception for humans. This effect is personal, influenced by the individual's physical activity and heat sensitivity, shaped by factors including wind, attire, and metabolic variations. The sun, when shining directly, can have a significant impact on the perceived temperature, increasing the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are quite important for babies and toddlers. Young individuals usually face greater risks than adults as their sweat production is less. Also, their larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and the high heat generation due to their activity contributes to their vulnerability.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August in Whitman is 75%.

Rainfall

In August, in Whitman, the rain falls for 12.9 days. Throughout August, 1.85" (47mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Whitman, there are 144.9 rainfall days, and 28.98" (736mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Whitman, snow does not fall in June through October.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13h and 50min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:37 am and sunset at 8:02 pm. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 6:08 am and sunset at 7:18 pm EDT.

Sunshine

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

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Whitman. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: A daily high UV index of 6 in August leads to these guidelines:
Sidestep overexposure. Individuals with fair complexions risk burning in fewer than 20 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most potent between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Try to avoid direct sunlight during this time. Combat UV radiation's detrimental effects with sun-safe clothing and UV-blocking eyewear.
Resources | Updated: Feb 12, 2024 | Published by: Weather U.S.

Frequently asked questions

What is the average August temperature in Whitman?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Whitman, is 81°F (27.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 63.1°F (17.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in August is calculated to be 86°F (30°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Whitman?

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

How much does it rain in Whitman in August?

In August, in Whitman, Massachusetts, the rain falls for 12.9 days. Throughout August, 1.85" (47mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Whitman?

In Whitman, Massachusetts, snow does not fall in June through October.

How many hours of daylight does Whitman have in August?

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

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Whitman?

On the first day of August in Whitman, Massachusetts, sunrise is at 5:37 am and sunset at 8:02 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:08 am and sunset at 7:18 pm EDT.

What month has the most sunshine in Whitman?

August has the most sunshine of the year in Whitman, with an average of 10.2h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in August in Whitman?

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

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

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

What is the UV index intensity in August in Whitman?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Whitman is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Whitman, MA

Average temperature in August - Whitman, 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 (34.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 63.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (22.8°F).

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Average pressure in August
Whitman, MA

Average pressure in August - Whitman, 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 (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Whitman, MA

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

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (9.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6mph).

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Average humidity in August
Whitman, MA

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

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (71%).

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Average rainfall in August
Whitman, MA

Average rainfall in August - Whitman, MA
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.85"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.11").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.42").

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Average rainfall days in August
Whitman, MA

Average rainfall days in August - Whitman, MA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 12.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (7.8 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Whitman, MA

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

The month with the highest snowfall is March (4.17").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Whitman, MA

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (7.4 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
Whitman, MA

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Whitman, 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 12min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 1min

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 36min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Whitman, MA

Average sunshine days in August - Whitman, MA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 16.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (13.1 days).

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Average UV index in August
Whitman, MA

Average UV index in August - Whitman, 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
Whitman, MA

Average cloud cover in August - Whitman, MA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 35

The month with the most cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 52).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 35).

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Average visibility in August
Whitman, MA

Average visibility in August - Whitman, 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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