August weather forecast
Payson, UT

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Weather in August

The hot summer continues in August, albeit with minor dips in temperature compared to July. The Mercury oscillates between 54.9°F (12.7°C) and 83.5°F (28.6°C), offering no significant relief to the people of Payson, Utah. Dry climatic conditions persist, making rainfall a rare occurrence. Even the wind speeds remain moderate, offering little respite from the prevalent heat. With the fall season waiting in the wings, August brings the last stretch of summer's intensity.

Temperature

The shift into August in Payson reveals an average high-temperature of a still moderately hot 83.5°F (28.6°C), closely mirroring July's climate. Payson's nighttime temperature in August demonstrates a noticeable plunge to a fresh 54.9°F (12.7°C).

Heat index

The heat index in August is estimated at 82.4°F (28°C). Long-lasting exposure and activity potentially induce a sense of weariness, with the risk of heat cramps.
Heat index readings emphasize conditions of light breezes and shaded spots. Direct sunlight exposure may result in a rise of the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature' or 'feels like', shows a temperature sensation when both heat and moisture conditions are combined. Additional elements encompassing metabolic differences, the degree of physical activity, and attire can impact the individual's perception of temperature. It is noteworthy that being in direct sunlight can enhance the weather's impact, raising the heat index by as much as 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values hold great significance to children. Youths are typically more endangered than adults since they usually sweat less. Their larger skin surface concerning their smaller bodies and higher heat production due to activity further adds to their vulnerability.

Humidity

In Payson, the average relative humidity in August is 40%.

Rainfall

The month with the least rainfall is August, when the rain falls for 6.6 days and typically collects 0.51" (13mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13h and 42min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:26 am and sunset at 8:40 pm. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 7:59 pm MDT.

Sunshine

August has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 11.9h of sunshine.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: In August, a daily UV index of 5 turns into the following recommendations:
Put precautions into practice - Protective measures against sun-induced damage are advised. Stay safe from the Sun's strongest UV rays by limiting exposure during midday. Experience reduced UV exposure by about half when donning a wide-brim hat.
Updated: Jun 21, 2024
Published by: Weather U.S. | About Us
Data Sources | Weather Forecasting & Climate

Frequently asked questions

How hot does it get in August?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Payson, is 83.5°F (28.6°C), while the average low-temperature is 54.9°F (12.7°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'felt air temperature'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, is estimated at 82.4°F (28°C).

What is the average humidity in August?

In Payson, the average relative humidity in August is 40%.

What is the driest month?

The month with the least rainfall is August, when the rain falls for 6.6 days and typically collects 0.51" (13mm) of precipitation.

How much does it rain in August?

In Payson, in August, it is raining for 6.6 days, with typically 0.51" (13mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow?

In Payson, snow does not fall in June through September.

How many hours of daylight does Payson have in August?

In Payson, Utah, the average day length in August is 13h and 42min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:26 am and sunset at 8:40 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:54 am and sunset at 7:59 pm MDT.

What month has the most sunshine?

With an average of 11.9h of sunshine, August has the most sunshine of the year.

How long on average sun shines in August?

The average sunshine duration in August is 11.9h.

What is the UV index reading in August?

In Payson, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in August
Payson, UT

Average temperature in August - Payson, UT
  • Average high temperature in August: 83.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (85.5°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (32.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 54.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (55.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (14.4°F).

Average pressure in August
Payson, UT

Average pressure in August - Payson, UT
  • Average pressure in August: 29.92"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.27"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.86"Hg).

Average wind speed in August
Payson, UT

Average wind speed in August - Payson, UT
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.7mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is June (5.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is January (4.5mph).

Average humidity in August
Payson, UT

Average humidity in August - Payson, UT
  • Average humidity in August: 40%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (85%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (39%).

Average rainfall in August
Payson, UT

Average rainfall in August - Payson, UT
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.51"

The wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are January and December (1.46").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is August (0.51").

Average rainfall days in August
Payson, UT

Average rainfall days in August - Payson, UT
  • Average rainfall days in August: 6.6 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (13.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is June (6 days).

Average snowfall in August
Payson, UT

Average snowfall in August - Payson, UT
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (8.66").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in August
Payson, UT

Average snowfall days in August - Payson, UT
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (12.2 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Payson, UT

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Payson, UT
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 24min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11h and 5min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 11h and 54min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 5h and 36min).

Average sunshine days in August
Payson, UT

Average sunshine days in August - Payson, UT
  • Average sunshine days in August: 18.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is June (21.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (10.9 days).

Average UV index in August
Payson, UT

Average UV index in August - Payson, UT
  • Average UV index in August: 5

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

Average cloud cover in August
Payson, UT

Average cloud cover in August - Payson, UT
  • Average cloud cover in August: 10

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 40).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 10).

Average visibility in August
Payson, UT

Average visibility in August - Payson, UT
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
The month with the lowest visibility is January (4mi).

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