Fargo
North Dakota, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Fargo, ND

An aerial panorama of the largest city of Fargo, North Dakota, with a clear outline of the distant skyline
An aerial panorama of the largest city of Fargo, North Dakota, with a clear outline of the distant skyline
The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Fargo, North Dakota, with average temperature varying between 59.5°F (15.3°C) and 81°F (27.2°C).

Temperature

The warmest months are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 81°F (27.2°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at 83.7°F (28.7°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 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 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (pregnancy, metabolic differences, clothing), and activity. 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 particularly important for children. 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

In August, the average relative humidity is 64%.

Rainfall

In Fargo, in August, during 10.4 rainfall days, 1.69" (43mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, in Fargo, North Dakota, there are 102.5 rainfall days, and 17.17" (436mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall in Fargo.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Fargo is 14.1h.

Sunshine

In Fargo, the average sunshine in August is 10.6h.

UV index

In Fargo, North Dakota, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.

What is the warmest month in Fargo?

July and August, with an average high-temperature of 81°F (27.2°C), are warmest months in Fargo, North Dakota.

What is the temperature in August in Fargo?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Fargo, is 81°F (27.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 59.5°F (15.3°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is evaluated at 83.7°F (28.7°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Fargo?

The average relative humidity in August in Fargo, North Dakota, is 64%.

How much does it rain in Fargo in August?

In August, in Fargo, North Dakota, the rain falls for 10.4 days. Throughout August, 1.69" (43mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Fargo?

In Fargo snow does not fall in June through September.

How many hours of daylight does Fargo have in August?

In Fargo, the average length of the day in August is 14.1h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Fargo?

The average sunshine in August in Fargo is 10.6h.

How high is the UV index in August in Fargo?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Fargo is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Fargo, ND
  • Average high temperature in August: 81°F

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (81°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (16.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 59.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.7°F).

Average humidity in August - Fargo, ND
  • Average humidity in August: 64%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (91%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is September (63%).

Average rainfall in August - Fargo, ND
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.69"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.07").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (0.55").

Average rainfall days in August - Fargo, ND
  • Average rainfall days in August: 10.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (15.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (1.7 days).

Average snowfall in August - Fargo, ND
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is December (4.09").
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in August - Fargo, ND
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.6 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Fargo, ND
  • Average daylight in August: 14.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.6h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.6h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10.9h).
The month with least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.2h).

Average UV index in August - Fargo, ND
  • Average UV index in August: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).