August weather forecast
Minneapolis, MN

Minneapolis city and bridge on the Mississippi River, Minnesota
Minneapolis city and bridge on the Mississippi River, Minnesota

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Minneapolis, is another warm month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 78.8°F (26°C) and an average low of 61.3°F (16.3°C).

Temperature

In Minneapolis, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a still moderately hot 78.8°F (26°C). In Minneapolis, the average low-temperature is 61.3°F (16.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August is 74%.

Rainfall

In Minneapolis, in August, it is raining for 10.8 days, with typically 0.94" (24mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Minneapolis, Minnesota, during the entire year, the rain falls for 92.6 days and collects up to 8.94" (227mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is 14h and 1min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:58 am and sunset at 8:39 pm. On the last day of August, in Minneapolis, sunrise is at 6:34 am and sunset at 7:52 pm CDT.

Sunshine

In Minneapolis, Minnesota, the average sunshine in August is 9.8h.

UV index

In Minneapolis, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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 the 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 Minneapolis?

The average relative humidity in August in Minneapolis is 74%.

How many days does it rain in August in Minneapolis?

In Minneapolis, Minnesota, during August, the rain falls for 10.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Minneapolis?

In Minneapolis, Minnesota, snow does not fall in June through September.

What is the average length of the day in August in Minneapolis?

In Minneapolis, the average day length in August is 14h and 1min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Minneapolis?

On the first day of August in Minneapolis, Minnesota, sunrise is at 5:58 am and sunset at 8:39 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:34 am and sunset at 7:52 pm CDT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Minneapolis?

The average sunshine duration in August is 9.8h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Minneapolis?

In Minneapolis, Minnesota, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Minneapolis, MN

Average temperature in August - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average high temperature in August: 78.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (20.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 61.3°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (7.5°F).

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Average pressure in August
Minneapolis, MN

Average pressure in August - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average pressure in August: 29.94"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are January and February (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.88"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Minneapolis, MN

Average wind speed in August - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average wind speed in August: 6.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (9.1mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6.8mph).

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Average humidity in August
Minneapolis, MN

Average humidity in August - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average humidity in August: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (90%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (70%).

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Average rainfall in August
Minneapolis, MN

Average rainfall in August - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.94"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (1.42").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.28").

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Average rainfall days in August
Minneapolis, MN

Average rainfall days in August - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average rainfall days in August: 10.8 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (14.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (1.7 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Minneapolis, MN

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

The month with the highest snowfall is February (2.17").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Minneapolis, MN

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (12.5 days).
The 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
Minneapolis, MN

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average daylight in August: 14h and 1min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 34min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 50min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 0min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Minneapolis, MN

Average sunshine days in August - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average sunshine days in August: 17.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (21.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (12.8 days).

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Average UV index in August
Minneapolis, MN

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

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

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Average cloud cover in August
Minneapolis, MN

Average cloud cover in August - Minneapolis, MN
  • Average cloud cover in August: 31

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 68).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in August
Minneapolis, MN

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

The months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (4mi).

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