Muskegon
Michigan, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Muskegon, MI

An aerial view over the scenic Muskegon Town in Michigan, with a close view of several docked boats and yachts, and the city
An aerial view over the scenic Muskegon Town in Michigan, with a close view of several docked boats and yachts, and the city's deep road vein network
The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Muskegon, Michigan, with temperature in the range of an average high of 78.8°F (26°C) and an average low of 60.1°F (15.6°C).

Temperature

In Muskegon, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still warm 78.8°F (26°C). The average low-temperature, in Muskegon, Michigan, is 60.1°F (15.6°C).

Rainfall

In Muskegon, Michigan, during 9 rainfall days, 3.4" (86.1mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Muskegon, during the entire year, the rain falls for 141.2 days and collects up to 33.4" (848.9mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Muskegon, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 93.7" (2380mm).

Ocean temperature

With an average ocean temperature of 69.8°F (21°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater.
Note: Swimming in 69.8°F (21°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

Daylight

The average length of the day in Muskegon is 13.9h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 9h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 8, are months with the highest UV index in Muskegon. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 8 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take extra precautions. Protection against sun damage is required. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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.

What is the temperature in August in Muskegon?

In Muskegon, Michigan, in August, the average high-temperature is 78.8°F (26°C), and the average low-temperature is 60.1°F (15.6°C).

How much does it rain in Muskegon in August?

In Muskegon, Michigan, in August, during 9 rainfall days, 3.4" (86.1mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What month is the ocean warmest in Muskegon?

August is the month with the warmest seawater, with an average ocean temperature of 69.8°F (21°C).

How cold is the water in August in Muskegon?

In August, the average ocean temperature is 69.8°F (21°C). Swimming in 69.8°F (21°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

How many hours of daylight does Muskegon have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Muskegon, Michigan, is 13.9h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Muskegon?

In Muskegon, the average sunshine in August is 9h.

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

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

How high is the UV index in August in Muskegon?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Muskegon is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Muskegon, MI
  • Average high temperature in August: 78.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (30.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 60°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (60.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19.1°F).

Average rainfall in August - Muskegon, MI
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (3.9").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (1.8").

Average rainfall days in August - Muskegon, MI
  • Average rainfall days in August: 9 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (15.7 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are June and August (9 days).

Average snowfall in August - Muskegon, MI
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (29.7").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in August - Muskegon, MI
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (15.3 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Muskegon, MI
  • Average sea temperature in August: 70°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (70°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February, March and April (37°F).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Muskegon, MI
  • Average daylight in August: 13.9h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.3h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 3).

Average UV index in August - Muskegon, MI
  • 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).