Kingston
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Kingston, Canada

August, the last month of the summer, in Kingston, is also a moderately hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 24.1°C (75.4°F) and an average low of 15.1°C (59.2°F).

Temperature

In Kingston, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a still warm 24.1°C (75.4°F). In August, in Kingston, the average low-temperature is 15.1°C (59.2°F).

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall in Kingston. Rain falls for 11.1 days and accumulates 93.7mm (3.7") of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Kingston, Canada, snow does not fall in May through September.

Sea temperature

August is the month with the warmest seawater, with an average sea temperature of 21.2°C (70.2°F).
Note: Swimming in 21.2°C (70.2°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 is 14h.

Sunshine

In Kingston, the average sunshine in August is 7.7h.

UV index

In Kingston, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index estimate of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in August interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for 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. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in August in Kingston?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 24.1°C (75.4°F), while the average low-temperature is 15.1°C (59.2°F).

How much does it rain in Kingston in August?

In August, in Kingston, Canada, the rain falls for 11.1 days. Throughout August, 93.7mm (3.7") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the rainiest month in Kingston?

The month with the most rainfall in Kingston is August when the rain falls for 11.1 days and typically aggregates up to 93.7mm (3.7") of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Kingston?

In Kingston, Canada, snow does not fall in May through September.

What month is the sea warmest in Kingston?

August is the month with the warmest seawater, with an average sea temperature of 21.2°C (70.2°F).

What is the sea temperature in August in Kingston?

In August, the average sea temperature in Kingston is 21.2°C (70.2°F). For swimming, a surface water temperature of 21.2°C (70.2°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 Kingston?

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

How many hours of sunshine does Kingston have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Kingston is 7.7h.

How high is the UV index in August in Kingston?

In Kingston, Canada, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Kingston, Canada
  • Average high temperature in August: 24.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (24.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-3.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 15.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (15.8°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-12°C).

Average rainfall in August - Kingston, Canada
  • Average rainfall in August: 93.7mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (93.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (29mm).

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

The month with the highest number of rainy days is November (14 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is February (5.1 days).

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

The month with the highest snowfall is January (395mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average sea temperature in August - Kingston, Canada
  • Average sea temperature in August: 21.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (21.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (2°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Kingston, 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: 7.7h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.4h).

Average UV index in August - Kingston, 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).