August weather forecast
Hightstown, NJ

A scenic neighborhood of Hightstown, New Jersey, with the river below, scenic forest, and a clear scape
A scenic neighborhood of Hightstown, New Jersey, with the river below, scenic forest, and a clear scape

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Hightstown, is another warm month, with average temperature fluctuating between 81.9°F (27.7°C) and 66.9°F (19.4°C).

Temperature

In Hightstown, New Jersey, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a still warm 81.9°F (27.7°C). In Hightstown, in August, the average low-temperature is 66.9°F (19.4°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is computed to be a tropical 87.4°F (30.8°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, metabolic differences, wind, and pregnancy affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Hightstown is 76%.

Rainfall

In August, in Hightstown, the rain falls for 15.6 days. Throughout August, 3.23" (82mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 154.3 rainfall days, and 29.25" (743mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Hightstown snow does not fall in June through October.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 10.3h.

UV index

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Hightstown. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 6 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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 Hightstown?

In August, in Hightstown, New Jersey, the average high-temperature is 81.9°F (27.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 66.9°F (19.4°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in August is computed to be 87.4°F (30.8°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Hightstown?

In August, the average relative humidity is 76%.

How much does it rain in Hightstown in August?

In August, in Hightstown, the rain falls for 15.6 days. Throughout August, 3.23" (82mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Hightstown?

In Hightstown snow does not fall in June through October.

How many hours of daylight does Hightstown have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Hightstown, New Jersey, is 13.7h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Hightstown?

In Hightstown, New Jersey, the average sunshine in August is 10.3h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Hightstown?

June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index in Hightstown.

What is the UV index reading in August in Hightstown?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Hightstown, New Jersey, is 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Hightstown, NJ

Average temperature in August - Hightstown, NJ
  • Average high temperature in August: 81.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.8°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (37.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 66.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (67.8°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (25.3°F).

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Average pressure in August
Hightstown, NJ

Average pressure in August - Hightstown, 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
Hightstown, NJ

Average wind speed in August - Hightstown, 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
Hightstown, NJ

Average humidity in August - Hightstown, NJ
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are June and October (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (73%).

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Average rainfall in August
Hightstown, NJ

Average rainfall in August - Hightstown, NJ
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.23"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (3.5").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.69").

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Average rainfall days in August
Hightstown, NJ

Average rainfall days in August - Hightstown, NJ
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.4 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Hightstown, NJ

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

The month with the highest snowfall is March (3.23").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Hightstown, NJ

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

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

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Hightstown, 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: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.3h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.6h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.8h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Hightstown, NJ

Average sunshine days in August - Hightstown, NJ
  • Average sunshine days in August: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10.8 days).

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Average UV index in August
Hightstown, NJ

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

Months with the highest UV index are 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
Hightstown, NJ

Average cloud cover in August - Hightstown, NJ
  • Average cloud cover in August: 31

Months with the most cloud cover are February, March and December (Cloud cover 47).
Months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in August
Hightstown, NJ

Average visibility in August - Hightstown, 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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