August weather forecast and climate
Akron, OH

A shot of part of Akron city in Ohio, taken at sunset
A shot of part of Akron city in Ohio, taken at sunset

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Akron, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 80.8°F (27.1°C) and an average low of 60.6°F (15.9°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a still warm 80.8°F (27.1°C). In Akron, the average low-temperature is 60.6°F (15.9°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is appraised at 85.3°F (29.6°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 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like wind, pregnancy, 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

July and August, with an average relative humidity of 76%, are the least humid months in Akron.

Rainfall

In August, in Akron, the rain falls for 18 days. Throughout August, 2.6" (66mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Akron, during the entire year, the rain falls for 175.8 days and collects up to 32.32" (821mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Akron snow does not fall in June through September.

Daylight

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

Sunshine

With an average of 10.1h of sunshine, August has the most sunshine of the year in Akron.

UV index

In Akron, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 Akron?

In August, in Akron, Ohio, the average high-temperature is 80.8°F (27.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 60.6°F (15.9°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature'), that combines air temperature and relative humidity, is calculated to 85.3°F (29.6°C).

What are the least humid months in Akron?

July and August, with an average relative humidity of 76%, are the least humid months.

What is the average humidity in August in Akron?

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

How much does it rain in Akron in August?

In Akron, in August, it is raining for 18 days, with typically 2.6" (66mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Akron?

In Akron snow does not fall in June through September.

How many hours of daylight does Akron have in August?

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

What month has the most sunshine in Akron?

The month with the most sunshine in Akron is August, with an average of 10.1h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in August in Akron?

In August, the average sunshine in Akron, Ohio, is 10.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Akron?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Akron is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.

Average temperature in August
Akron, OH

Average temperature in August - Akron, OH
  • Average high temperature in August: 80.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (31.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 60.6°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (62.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (19°F).

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Average pressure in August
Akron, OH

Average pressure in August - Akron, OH
  • Average pressure in August: 29.99"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.12").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94").

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Average wind speed in August
Akron, OH

Average wind speed in August - Akron, OH
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (5.3mph).

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Average humidity in August
Akron, OH

Average humidity in August - Akron, OH
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

Months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (86%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are July and August (76%).

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Average rainfall in August
Akron, OH

Average rainfall in August - Akron, OH
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (3.39").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.01").

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Average rainfall days in August
Akron, OH

Average rainfall days in August - Akron, OH
  • Average rainfall days in August: 18 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (19.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.6 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Akron, OH

Average snowfall in August - Akron, OH
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (6.85").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Akron, OH

Average snowfall days in August - Akron, OH
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (18.6 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
Akron, OH

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Akron, OH
  • 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: 10.1h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.1h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 2.6h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Akron, OH

Average sunshine days in August - Akron, OH
  • Average sunshine days in August: 10.9 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (13.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (7.6 days).

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Average UV index in August
Akron, OH

Average UV index in August - Akron, OH
  • Average UV index in August: 5

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in August
Akron, OH

Average cloud cover in August - Akron, OH
  • Average cloud cover in August: 33

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 73).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 33).

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Average visibility in August
Akron, OH

Average visibility in August - Akron, OH
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are April, June, July and August (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January and February (4mi).

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