August weather forecast
Orefield, PA

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Orefield, Pennsylvania, with an average temperature ranging between min 61.5°F (16.4°C) and max 81.1°F (27.3°C).

Temperature

In Orefield, the average high-temperature in August is practically the same as in July - a still moderately hot 81.1°F (27.3°C). The average low-temperature, in Orefield, is 61.5°F (16.4°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is computed to be a tropical 86.2°F (30.1°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. 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', 'real feel', or 'apparent temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (wind, metabolic differences, differences in body mass, height, and shape), and activity. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index 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

In Orefield, the average relative humidity in August is 77%.

Rainfall

In August, in Orefield, the rain falls for 14.7 days. Throughout August, 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Orefield, during the entire year, the rain falls for 155.8 days and collects up to 30.75" (781mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall in Orefield.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Orefield, Pennsylvania, is 13h and 44min.
On the first day of August in Orefield, sunrise is at 5:59 am and sunset at 8:17 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:28 am and sunset at 7:36 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 9.8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 5 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the 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 Orefield?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Orefield, Pennsylvania, is 81.1°F (27.3°C), while the average low-temperature is 61.5°F (16.4°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'real feel'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, is computed to be 86.2°F (30.1°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Orefield?

In August, the average relative humidity in Orefield is 77%.

How many days does it rain in August in Orefield?

In Orefield, in August, during 14.7 rainfall days, 2.87" (73mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Orefield?

In Orefield, Pennsylvania, snow does not fall in June through September.

How many hours of daylight does Orefield have in August?

The average day length in August in Orefield is 13h and 44min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Orefield?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:59 am and sunset at 8:17 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:28 am and sunset at 7:36 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Orefield have in August?

The average sunshine duration in August in Orefield, Pennsylvania, is 9.8h.

How high is the UV index in August in Orefield?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Orefield, Pennsylvania, is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Orefield, PA

Average temperature in August - Orefield, PA
  • Average high temperature in August: 81.1°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 (34.3°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 61.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.6°F).

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Average pressure in August
Orefield, PA

Average pressure in August - Orefield, PA
  • Average pressure in August: 29.99"Hg

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

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Average wind speed in August
Orefield, PA

Average wind speed in August - Orefield, PA
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.9mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (8.1mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.9mph).

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Average humidity in August
Orefield, PA

Average humidity in August - Orefield, PA
  • Average humidity in August: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (82%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are April and July (76%).

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Average rainfall in August
Orefield, PA

Average rainfall in August - Orefield, PA
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.87"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is April (2.99").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.77").

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Average rainfall days in August
Orefield, PA

Average rainfall days in August - Orefield, PA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 14.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.5 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Orefield, PA

Average snowfall in August - Orefield, PA
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (4.29").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Orefield, PA

Average snowfall days in August - Orefield, PA
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (8.8 days).
The 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
Orefield, PA

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Orefield, PA
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 44min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 2min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 19min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Orefield, PA

Average sunshine days in August - Orefield, PA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 14.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (17.9 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (11.2 days).

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Average UV index in August
Orefield, PA

Average UV index in August - Orefield, PA
  • Average UV index in August: 5

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The 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
Orefield, PA

Average cloud cover in August - Orefield, PA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 35

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 52).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 33).

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Average visibility in August
Orefield, PA

Average visibility in August - Orefield, PA
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

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

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