August weather forecast
Benson, MN

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Benson, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature fluctuating between 79.3°F (26.3°C) and 59°F (15°C).

Temperature

In Benson, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still moderately hot 79.3°F (26.3°C). In Benson, the average low-temperature is 59°F (15°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August is 73%.

Rainfall

In Benson, in August, during 12.8 rainfall days, 2.32" (59mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 109.8 rainfall days, and 20.47" (520mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Benson snow does not fall in June through September.

Daylight

In Benson, Minnesota, the average length of the day in August is 14h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 10h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Benson is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. 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 average humidity in August in Benson?

The average relative humidity in August is 73%.

How much does it rain in Benson in August?

In August, in Benson, Minnesota, the rain falls for 12.8 days. Throughout August, 2.32" (59mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Benson?

June through September are months without snowfall in Benson.

How many hours of daylight does Benson have in August?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Benson have in August?

The average sunshine in August is 10h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Benson?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Benson, MN

Average temperature in August - Benson, MN
  • Average high temperature in August: 79.3°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (18.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 59°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (4.6°F).

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Average pressure in August
Benson, MN

Average pressure in August - Benson, MN
  • Average pressure in August: 29.93"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (30.16").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.87").

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Average wind speed in August
Benson, MN

Average wind speed in August - Benson, MN
  • Average wind speed in August: 7.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.5mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.6mph).

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Average humidity in August
Benson, MN

Average humidity in August - Benson, MN
  • Average humidity in August: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (67%).

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Average rainfall in August
Benson, MN

Average rainfall in August - Benson, MN
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.32"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (3.43").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are January and February (0.55").

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Average rainfall days in August
Benson, MN

Average rainfall days in August - Benson, MN
  • Average rainfall days in August: 12.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (16.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (2 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Benson, MN

Average snowfall in August - Benson, MN
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (4.25").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Benson, MN

Average snowfall days in August - Benson, MN
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (11.9 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Benson, MN

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Benson, MN
  • Average daylight in August: 14h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.6h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.3h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Benson, MN

Average sunshine days in August - Benson, MN
  • Average sunshine days in August: 15.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (10.7 days).

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Average UV index in August
Benson, MN

Average UV index in August - Benson, MN
  • Average UV index in August: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in August
Benson, MN

Average cloud cover in August - Benson, MN
  • Average cloud cover in August: 28

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 64).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 28).

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Average visibility in August
Benson, MN

Average visibility in August - Benson, MN
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January and February (5mi).

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