Salem
Oregon, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Salem, OR

An evening shot of the leafy town of Salem in Oregon, with a clear dusk sky
An evening shot of the leafy town of Salem in Oregon, with a clear dusk sky
August, the last month of the summer, in Salem, is another warm month, with average temperature ranging between min 52.9°F (11.6°C) and max 82.4°F (28°C).

Temperature

August is the warmest month, with an average high-temperature of 82.4°F (28°C) and an average low-temperature of 52.9°F (11.6°C).

Rainfall

August is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 3.1 days and accumulates 0.4" (11.2mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Salem snow does not fall in March through October.

Daylight

In Salem, the average length of the day in August is 14h.

Sunshine

In Salem, the average sunshine is 10h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Salem is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. 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 Salem?

August is the warmest month in Salem, with an average high-temperature of 82.4°F (28°C) and an average low-temperature of 52.9°F (11.6°C).

What is the temperature in August in Salem?

In August, in Salem, the average high-temperature is 82.4°F (28°C), and the average low-temperature is 52.9°F (11.6°C).

How much does it rain in Salem in August?

In Salem, Oregon, in August, it is raining for 3.1 days, with typically 0.4" (11.2mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Salem?

The month with the least rainfall in Salem is August when the rain falls for 3.1 days and typically collects 0.4" (11.2mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Salem?

March through October are months without snowfall in Salem, Oregon.

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

The average length of the day in August in Salem is 14h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Salem?

In August, the average sunshine in Salem, Oregon, is 10h.

How high is the UV index in August in Salem?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Salem, Oregon, is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Salem, OR
  • Average high temperature in August: 82.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (82.4°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (46.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 52.8°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (53.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (34°F).

Average rainfall in August - Salem, OR
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (6.9").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (0.4").

Average rainfall days in August - Salem, OR
  • Average rainfall days in August: 3.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is December (18.2 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is July (2.9 days).

Average snowfall in August - Salem, OR
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (1.7").
Months with the lowest snowfall are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0").

Average snowfall days in August - Salem, OR
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

Months with the highest number of snowfall days are February and December (0.7 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Salem, OR
  • Average daylight in August: 14h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.6h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.8h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2h).

Average UV index in August - Salem, OR
  • Average UV index in August: 7

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).