August weather forecast
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

The famous Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, with the deepwater section passage for large water vessels
The famous Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, with the deepwater section passage for large water vessels

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Sault Ste. Marie, with an average temperature ranging between max 74.7°F (23.7°C) and min 54.5°F (12.5°C).

Temperature

In Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - a still moderately hot 74.7°F (23.7°C). In August, in Sault Ste. Marie, the average low-temperature is 54.5°F (12.5°C).

Rainfall

In Sault Ste. Marie, in August, it is raining for 10.9 days, with typically 3.17" (80.5mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Sault Ste. Marie, there are 162.9 rainfall days, and 32.94" (836.8mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Sault Ste. Marie, snow does not fall in June through September.

Ocean temperature

The month with the warmest seawater in Sault Ste. Marie is August, with an average ocean temperature of 59°F (15°C).
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 59°F (15°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).

Daylight

The average length of the day in August in Sault Ste. Marie is 14h and 8min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 9:08 pm. On the last day of August, in Sault Ste. Marie, sunrise is at 6:56 am and sunset at 8:18 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Sault Ste. Marie, the average sunshine in August is 8h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Sault Ste. Marie is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 7 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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.
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FAQ

How many days does it rain in August in Sault Ste. Marie?

In August, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, the rain falls for 10.9 days. Throughout August, 3.17" (80.5mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Sault Ste. Marie?

June through September are months without snowfall in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.

When is the ocean warmest in Sault Ste. Marie?

With an average ocean temperature of 59°F (15°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater.

What is the ocean temperature in August in Sault Ste. Marie?

In Sault Ste. Marie, in August, the average water temperature is 59°F (15°C). For most, swimming in 59°F (15°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

What is the average length of the day in August in Sault Ste. Marie?

The average day length in August in Sault Ste. Marie is 14h and 8min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Sault Ste. Marie?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 9:08 pm. On the last day of the month, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, sunrise is at 6:56 am and sunset at 8:18 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Sault Ste. Marie?

In August, the average sunshine duration in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, is 8h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Sault Ste. Marie?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average temperature in August - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average high temperature in August: 74.7°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (76.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (23°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 54.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (54.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.6°F).

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Average rainfall in August
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average rainfall in August - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.2"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are September and October (3.8").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (1.3").

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Average rainfall days in August
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average rainfall days in August - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average rainfall days in August: 10.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (18.8 days).
The months with the least rainy days are April and August (10.9 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average snowfall in August - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (33.5").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average snowfall days in August - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (19.6 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average sea temperature in August - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average sea temperature in August: 59°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (59°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February, March and April (36°F).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average daylight in August: 14h and 8min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 46min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 39min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is November (Average sunshine: 2h and 18min).

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Average UV index in August
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Average UV index in August - Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • Average UV index in August: 7

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 8).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).

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