August weather forecast
Halifax, Canada

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Halifax, is also an agreeable month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 16.1°C (61°F) and an average high of 21.9°C (71.4°F).

Temperature

With an average high-temperature of 21.9°C (71.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 16.1°C (61°F), August is the warmest month.

Humidity

In Halifax, the average relative humidity in August is 81%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 11.3 days. Throughout August, 56mm (2.2") of precipitation is accumulated. In Halifax, during the entire year, the rain falls for 148.3 days and collects up to 861mm (33.9") of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Halifax, snow does not fall in June through October.

Sea temperature

With an average sea temperature of 17.2°C (63°F), August is the month with the warmest seawater in Halifax.
Note: For swimming, a surface water temperature of 17.2°C (63°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 14h and 0min.
On the first day of August, sunrise is at 6:00 am and sunset at 8:40 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:35 am and sunset at 7:53 pm ADT.

Sunshine

August has the most sunshine of the year in Halifax, with an average of 9.4h of sunshine.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Halifax, Canada, are July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unprotected exposure to 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 sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. 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.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Halifax?

With an average high-temperature of 21.9°C (71.4°F) and an average low-temperature of 16.1°C (61°F), August is the warmest month.

What is the temperature in August in Halifax?

In August, in Halifax, Canada, the average high-temperature is 21.9°C (71.4°F), and the average low-temperature is 16.1°C (61°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Halifax?

In Halifax, the average relative humidity in August is 81%.

How many days does it rain in August in Halifax?

In August, in Halifax, the rain falls for 11.3 days. Throughout August, 56mm (2.2") of precipitation is accumulated.

When it does not snow in Halifax?

June through October are months without snowfall.

What month is the sea warmest in Halifax?

August is the month with the warmest seawater in Halifax, with an average sea temperature of 17.2°C (63°F).

How cold is the water in August in Halifax?

In Halifax, the average seawater temperature in August is 17.2°C (63°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 17.2°C (63°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. It is not considered safe, as controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

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

In August, the average day length in Halifax, Canada, is 14h and 0min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August in Halifax?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:00 am and sunset at 8:40 pm. On the last day of the month, in Halifax, sunrise is at 6:35 am and sunset at 7:53 pm ADT.

What month has the most sunshine in Halifax?

August has the most sunshine of the year in Halifax, Canada, with an average of 9.4h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Halifax have in August?

In Halifax, Canada, the average sunshine duration in August is 9.4h.

When is the highest UV index in Halifax?

The months with the highest UV index are July and August, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Halifax?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Halifax, Canada, is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Halifax, Canada

Average temperature in August - Halifax, Canada
  • Average high temperature in August: 21.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is August (21.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (-0.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 16.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (16.1°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (-5.5°C).

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Average pressure in August
Halifax, Canada

Average pressure in August - Halifax, Canada
  • Average pressure in August: 1014.7mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (1017.1mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is February (1012.4mbar).

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Average wind speed in August
Halifax, Canada

Average wind speed in August - Halifax, Canada
  • Average wind speed in August: 14.5km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (21.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is July (14km/h).

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Average humidity in August
Halifax, Canada

Average humidity in August - Halifax, Canada
  • Average humidity in August: 81%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (79%).

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Average rainfall in August
Halifax, Canada

Average rainfall in August - Halifax, Canada
  • Average rainfall in August: 56mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (98mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is July (38mm).

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Average rainfall days in August
Halifax, Canada

Average rainfall days in August - Halifax, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (14.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (8.8 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Halifax, Canada

Average snowfall in August - Halifax, Canada
  • Average snowfall in August: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (113mm).
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

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Average snowfall days in August
Halifax, Canada

Average snowfall days in August - Halifax, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (12.5 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average sea temperature in August
Halifax, Canada

Average sea temperature in August - Halifax, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in August: 17.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (17.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (0.8°C).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Halifax, Canada

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Halifax, Canada
  • Average daylight in August: 14h and 0min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 31min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 53min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9h and 24min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 9h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3h and 18min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Halifax, Canada

Average sunshine days in August - Halifax, Canada
  • Average sunshine days in August: 17.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (17.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (9.8 days).

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Average UV index in August
Halifax, Canada

Average UV index in August - Halifax, Canada
  • Average UV index in August: 5

The months with the highest UV index are July and August (UV index 5).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in August
Halifax, Canada

Average cloud cover in August - Halifax, Canada
  • Average cloud cover in August: 35

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 67).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 35).

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Average visibility in August
Halifax, Canada

Average visibility in August - Halifax, Canada
  • Average visibility in August: 9km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).

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