August weather forecast and climate
Traverse City, MI

Stunning golden - brown colorful trees around the scenic Traverse City, Michigan
Stunning golden - brown colorful trees around the scenic Traverse City, Michigan

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is a warm month in Traverse City, Michigan, with average temperature varying between 73.6°F (23.1°C) and 59.5°F (15.3°C).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 73.6°F (23.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 59.5°F (15.3°C), August is the warmest month.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Traverse City is 79%.

Rainfall

In August, in Traverse City, the rain falls for 10.1 days. Throughout August, 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Traverse City, during the entire year, the rain falls for 94.8 days and collects up to 8.35" (212mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall in Traverse City.

Ocean temperature

With an average ocean temperature of 69.6°F (20.9°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater in Traverse City.
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 69.6°F (20.9°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 is 14h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Traverse City is 9.8h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Traverse City are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Traverse City?

August is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 73.6°F (23.1°C) and an average low-temperature of 59.5°F (15.3°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Traverse City?

The average relative humidity in August in Traverse City, Michigan, is 79%.

How much does it rain in Traverse City in August?

In August, in Traverse City, Michigan, the rain falls for 10.1 days. Throughout August, 0.67" (17mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Traverse City?

In Traverse City, Michigan, snow does not fall in June through September.

When is the ocean warmest in Traverse City?

The month with the warmest seawater in Traverse City is August, with an average ocean temperature of 69.6°F (20.9°C).

What is the ocean temperature in August in Traverse City?

In August, the average ocean temperature in Traverse City is 69.6°F (20.9°C). For most, swimming in 69.6°F (20.9°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 Traverse City?

In Traverse City, the average length of the day in August is 14h.

How many hours of sunshine does Traverse City have in August?

In Traverse City, the average sunshine in August is 9.8h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Traverse City?

Months with the highest UV index are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Traverse City?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Traverse City, Michigan, is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Traverse City, MI

Average temperature in August - Traverse City, MI
  • Average high temperature in August: 73.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (73.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (25.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 59.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (59.5°F).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (18.1°F).

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Average pressure in August
Traverse City, MI

Average pressure in August - Traverse City, MI
  • Average pressure in August: 29.95"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is March (30.09").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.92").

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Average wind speed in August
Traverse City, MI

Average wind speed in August - Traverse City, MI
  • Average wind speed in August: 8mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and December (12mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (7.4mph).

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Average humidity in August
Traverse City, MI

Average humidity in August - Traverse City, MI
  • Average humidity in August: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (87%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April and May (77%).

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Average rainfall in August
Traverse City, MI

Average rainfall in August - Traverse City, MI
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.67"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (0.98").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (0.47").

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Average rainfall days in August
Traverse City, MI

Average rainfall days in August - Traverse City, MI
  • Average rainfall days in August: 10.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (11.5 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (2.1 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Traverse City, MI

Average snowfall in August - Traverse City, MI
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

Months with the highest snowfall are January and November (2.2").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Traverse City, MI

Average snowfall days in August - Traverse City, MI
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (15.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Traverse City, MI

Average sea temperature in August - Traverse City, MI
  • Average sea temperature in August: 69.7°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (69.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (35.4°F).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Traverse City, MI

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Traverse City, MI
  • Average daylight in August: 14h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9.8h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 1.8h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Traverse City, MI

Average sunshine days in August - Traverse City, MI
  • Average sunshine days in August: 15.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (18.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (14.6 days).

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Average UV index in August
Traverse City, MI

Average UV index in August - Traverse City, MI
  • Average UV index in August: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in August
Traverse City, MI

Average cloud cover in August - Traverse City, MI
  • Average cloud cover in August: 30

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 82).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in August
Traverse City, MI

Average visibility in August - Traverse City, MI
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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

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