Gettysburg
Pennsylvania, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Gettysburg, PA

The iconic and unifying Pennsylvania monument in a vast green field with neat grounds and green trees in the city of Gettysburg, clear sky
The iconic and unifying Pennsylvania monument in a vast green field with neat grounds and green trees in the city of Gettysburg, clear sky
The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, with average temperature fluctuating between 61°F (16.1°C) and 84°F (28.9°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - a moderately hot 84°F (28.9°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 61°F (16.1°C).

Rainfall

In Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in August, during 10 rainfall days, 3.8" (96.8mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Gettysburg, during the entire year, the rain falls for 125 days and collects up to 43.2" (1098.1mm) of precipitation.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Gettysburg is 13.7h.

Sunshine

June through August, with an average of 9h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Gettysburg.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 8 transform into the following instructions:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. 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. 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.

What is the temperature in August in Gettysburg?

In Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in August, the average high-temperature is 84°F (28.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 61°F (16.1°C).

How much does it rain in Gettysburg in August?

In Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, during August, the rain falls for 10 days and regularly aggregates up to 3.8" (96.8mm) of precipitation.

How many hours of daylight does Gettysburg have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Gettysburg is 13.7h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Gettysburg?

Months with the most sunshine in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, are June through August, with an average of 9h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Gettysburg have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, is 9h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Gettysburg?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Gettysburg is 8. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Gettysburg, PA
  • Average high temperature in August: 84°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (86°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (39°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 61°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21°F).

Average rainfall in August - Gettysburg, PA
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.8"

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are May and June (4.3").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (3").

Average rainfall days in August - Gettysburg, PA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (12 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September and October (9 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Gettysburg, PA
  • Average daylight in August: 13.7h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9h

Months with most sunshine are June, July and August (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 4h).

Average UV index in August - Gettysburg, PA
  • Average UV index in August: 8

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 2).