Traverse City
Michigan, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Traverse City, MI

A far-out view of the scenic Traverse City, Michigan with the river, from up a hill among stunning golden - brown colorful trees seen in the fall
A far-out view of the scenic Traverse City, Michigan with the river, from up a hill among stunning golden - brown colorful trees seen in the fall
The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Traverse City, Michigan, with temperature in the range of an average high of 78.4°F (25.8°C) and an average low of 57.6°F (14.2°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still moderately hot 78.4°F (25.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Traverse City, is 57.6°F (14.2°C).

Rainfall

In Traverse City, Michigan, during August, the rain falls for 9.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.3" (84.1mm) of precipitation. In Traverse City, during the entire year, the rain falls for 145.8 days and collects up to 32.4" (822.5mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Traverse City, during the entire year, snow aggregates up to 74.3" (1887.2mm).

Ocean temperature

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

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

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 8h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye 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 Traverse City?

In Traverse City, in August, the average high-temperature is 78.4°F (25.8°C), and the average low-temperature is 57.6°F (14.2°C).

How much does it rain in Traverse City in August?

In Traverse City, during August, the rain falls for 9.9 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.3" (84.1mm) of precipitation.

When is the ocean warmest in Traverse City?

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

What is the ocean temperature in August in Traverse City?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Traverse City?

In August, the average sunshine is 8h.

How high is the UV index in August in Traverse City?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Traverse City is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Traverse City, MI
  • Average high temperature in August: 78.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 57.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (58.3°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (15.7°F).

Average rainfall in August - Traverse City, MI
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.3"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (3.6").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (1.5").

Average rainfall days in August - Traverse City, MI
  • Average rainfall days in August: 9.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (8.5 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (23.1").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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 (12.6 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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).

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 shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 10h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h).

Average UV index in August - Traverse City, MI
  • Average UV index in August: 7

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).