August weather forecast and climate
Edison, NJ

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Edison, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 67.5°F (19.7°C) and max 82.6°F (28.1°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still warm 82.6°F (28.1°C). In Edison, in August, the average low-temperature is 67.5°F (19.7°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at a hot 88°F (31.1°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is a measure that combines both air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

August is the least humid month in Edison, with an average relative humidity of 72%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 15.1 days. Throughout August, 2.8" (71mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Edison, there are 149.9 rainfall days, and 26.93" (684mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall in Edison.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Edison is 13.7h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index in Edison are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. 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

What is the temperature in August in Edison?

In Edison, in August, the average high-temperature is 82.6°F (28.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 67.5°F (19.7°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is estimated at 88°F (31.1°C).

What is the least humid month in Edison?

The least humid month in Edison, New Jersey, is August, with an average relative humidity of 72%.

What is the average humidity in August in Edison?

In August, the average relative humidity in Edison is 72%.

How many days does it rain in August in Edison?

In Edison, New Jersey, in August, during 15.1 rainfall days, 2.8" (71mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Edison?

In Edison snow does not fall in May through October.

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

In August, the average length of the day is 13.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Edison have in August?

In Edison, New Jersey, the average sunshine in August is 10h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Edison?

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Edison, New Jersey.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Edison?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Edison, New Jersey, is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Edison, NJ

Average temperature in August - Edison, NJ
  • Average high temperature in August: 82.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 67.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (68.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25°F).

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Average pressure in August
Edison, NJ

Average pressure in August - Edison, NJ
  • Average pressure in August: 29.98"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.11").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93").

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Average wind speed in August
Edison, NJ

Average wind speed in August - Edison, NJ
  • Average wind speed in August: 6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (9.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (6mph).

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Average humidity in August
Edison, NJ

Average humidity in August - Edison, NJ
  • Average humidity in August: 72%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February, October and December (77%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (72%).

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Average rainfall in August
Edison, NJ

Average rainfall in August - Edison, NJ
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (3.07").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.54").

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Average rainfall days in August
Edison, NJ

Average rainfall days in August - Edison, NJ
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (16.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.3 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Edison, NJ

Average snowfall in August - Edison, NJ
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (3.27").
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Edison, NJ

Average snowfall days in August - Edison, NJ
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.6 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Edison, NJ

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Edison, NJ
  • Average daylight in August: 13.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.3h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.6h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Edison, NJ

Average sunshine days in August - Edison, NJ
  • Average sunshine days in August: 12.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (11.3 days).

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Average UV index in August
Edison, NJ

Average UV index in August - Edison, NJ
  • Average UV index in August: 6

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Edison, NJ

Average cloud cover in August - Edison, NJ
  • Average cloud cover in August: 33

Months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in August
Edison, NJ

Average visibility in August - Edison, NJ
  • 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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