August weather forecast and climate
Oakland, NJ

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Oakland, New Jersey, with average temperature varying between 63.1°F (17.3°C) and 81.3°F (27.4°C).

Temperature

In Oakland, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still warm 81.3°F (27.4°C). In August, in Oakland, the average low-temperature is 63.1°F (17.3°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is calculated to 86°F (30°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 the 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 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', combines air temperature and relative humidity to represent a human perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like activity, pregnancy, clothing, and differences in body mass, height, and shape affect individual temperature impact. 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. 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

April, July and August, with an average relative humidity of 74%, are the least humid months.

Rainfall

In Oakland, it is raining for 15.7 days, with typically 2.32" (59mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Oakland, during the entire year, the rain falls for 148.6 days and collects up to 26.18" (665mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13.8h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 10h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are June through August, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Protection against sun damage is needed. 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. 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 temperature in August in Oakland?

In Oakland, in August, the average high-temperature is 81.3°F (27.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 63.1°F (17.3°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is calculated to 86°F (30°C).

What is the least humid month in Oakland?

April, July and August, with an average relative humidity of 74%, are the least humid months.

What is the average humidity in August in Oakland?

In August, the average relative humidity is 74%.

How much does it rain in Oakland in August?

In August, the rain falls for 15.7 days. Throughout August, 2.32" (59mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Oakland?

In Oakland, New Jersey, snow does not fall in June through September.

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

The average length of the day in August in Oakland is 13.8h.

How many hours of sunshine does Oakland have in August?

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

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

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

How high is the UV index in August in Oakland?

In Oakland, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Oakland, NJ

Average temperature in August - Oakland, NJ
  • Average high temperature in August: 81.3°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 (34.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 63.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.6°F).

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Average pressure in August
Oakland, NJ

Average pressure in August - Oakland, 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
Oakland, NJ

Average wind speed in August - Oakland, NJ
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.1mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (8mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.1mph).

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Average humidity in August
Oakland, NJ

Average humidity in August - Oakland, NJ
  • Average humidity in August: 74%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and December (80%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are April, July and August (74%).

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Average rainfall in August
Oakland, NJ

Average rainfall in August - Oakland, NJ
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.32"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.91").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.5").

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Average rainfall days in August
Oakland, NJ

Average rainfall days in August - Oakland, NJ
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (6.6 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Oakland, NJ

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

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

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Average snowfall days in August
Oakland, NJ

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (7.3 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
Oakland, NJ

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Oakland, NJ
  • Average daylight in August: 13.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.1h).
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: 10.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.4h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Oakland, NJ

Average sunshine days in August - Oakland, NJ
  • Average sunshine days in August: 13 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.7 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (11.9 days).

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Average UV index in August
Oakland, NJ

Average UV index in August - Oakland, 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
Oakland, NJ

Average cloud cover in August - Oakland, NJ
  • Average cloud cover in August: 35

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 35).

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Average visibility in August
Oakland, NJ

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

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

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