August weather forecast
Metuchen, NJ

Weather in August

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

Temperature

In Metuchen, New Jersey, the average high-temperature in August is essentially the same as in July - a still moderately hot 82.6°F (28.1°C). The average low-temperature, is 67.5°F (19.7°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is calculated to be a tropical 87.8°F (31°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise 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', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like pregnancy, clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, and activity influence one's weather impression. Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index 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

With an average relative humidity of 72%, August is the least humid month in Metuchen, New Jersey.

Rainfall

In August, in Metuchen, the rain falls for 15.1 days. Throughout August, 2.8" (71mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Metuchen, during the entire year, the rain falls for 149.9 days and collects up to 26.93" (684mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

May through October are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13h and 44min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 5:54 am and sunset at 8:13 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:23 am and sunset at 7:31 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Metuchen, the average sunshine in August is 10h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays 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. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Metuchen?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Metuchen, is 82.6°F (28.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 67.5°F (19.7°C). in August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is calculated to be 87.8°F (31°C).

What is the least humid month in Metuchen?

With an average relative humidity of 72%, August is the least humid month in Metuchen, New Jersey.

What is the average humidity in August in Metuchen?

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

How many days does it rain in August in Metuchen?

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

When it does not snow in Metuchen?

In Metuchen, snow does not fall in May through October.

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

In Metuchen, the average day length in August is 13h and 44min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in Metuchen?

On the first day of August in Metuchen, New Jersey, sunrise is at 5:54 am and sunset at 8:13 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:23 am and sunset at 7:31 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Metuchen have in August?

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

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

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

How high is the UV index in August in Metuchen?

In Metuchen, New Jersey, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Metuchen, NJ

Average temperature in August - Metuchen, 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
Metuchen, NJ

Average pressure in August - Metuchen, NJ
  • Average pressure in August: 29.98"Hg

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

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Average wind speed in August
Metuchen, NJ

Average wind speed in August - Metuchen, 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
Metuchen, NJ

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

The 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
Metuchen, NJ

Average rainfall in August - Metuchen, 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
Metuchen, NJ

Average rainfall days in August - Metuchen, 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
Metuchen, NJ

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

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

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Average snowfall days in August
Metuchen, NJ

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (5.6 days).
The 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
Metuchen, NJ

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Metuchen, NJ
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 44min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 2min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 20min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Metuchen, NJ

Average sunshine days in August - Metuchen, 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
Metuchen, NJ

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

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The 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
Metuchen, NJ

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

The 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
Metuchen, NJ

Average visibility in August - Metuchen, NJ
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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

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