Halifax
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Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Halifax, Canada

August, the last month of the summer, in Halifax, is another warm month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 23.1°C (73.6°F) and an average low of 15.1°C (59.2°F).

Temperature

The warmest months are July and August, with an average high-temperature of 23.1°C (73.6°F).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August is 62.9%.

Rainfall

In Halifax, it is raining for 11.1 days, with typically 96.4mm (3.8") of accumulated precipitation. In Halifax, during the entire year, the rain falls for 142.9 days and collects up to 1313.8mm (51.7") of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Halifax snow does not fall in June through September.

Sea temperature

The month with the warmest seawater is August, with an average sea temperature of 17.2°C (63°F).
Note: Swimming in 17.2°C (63°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

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

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 7.3h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 7 transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and utilize sun safety practices. Protection against the skin and eye damage is required. 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 are the warmest months in Halifax?

July and August, with an average high-temperature of 23.1°C (73.6°F), are warmest months in Halifax.

What is the temperature in August in Halifax?

In Halifax, Canada, in August, the average high-temperature is 23.1°C (73.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 15.1°C (59.2°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Halifax?

In Halifax, the average relative humidity in August is 62.9%.

How much does it rain in Halifax in August?

In Halifax, Canada, during August, the rain falls for 11.1 days and regularly aggregates up to 96.4mm (3.8") of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Halifax?

In Halifax, Canada, snow does not fall in June through September.

What is the month with the warmest sea water in Halifax?

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

How cold is the water in August in Halifax?

In August, the average sea temperature in Halifax 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?

The average length of the day in August in Halifax, Canada, is 14h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Halifax?

The average sunshine in August is 7.3h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Halifax?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Halifax, Canada, is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Halifax, Canada
  • Average high temperature in August: 23.1°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are July and August (23.1°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-0.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 15.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is August (15.1°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-8.2°C).

Average humidity in August - Halifax, Canada
  • Average humidity in August: 62.9%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (75.5%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (61.9%).

Average rainfall in August - Halifax, Canada
  • Average rainfall in August: 96.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is November (143.6mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (75.1mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Halifax, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (15.7 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (6.5 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (431mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July, August and September (0mm).

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 (6.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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).

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

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 7.3h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.6h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 3.4h).

Average UV index in August - Halifax, Canada
  • Average UV index in August: 7

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