Gunnison
Colorado, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Gunnison, CO

August, the last month of the summer, in Gunnison, is another pleasant month, with average temperature varying between 32°F (0°C) and 73.2°F (22.9°C).

Temperature

In Gunnison, the average high-temperature in August is practically the same as in July - a pleasant 73.2°F (22.9°C). In Gunnison, the average low-temperature is 32°F (0°C).

Humidity

In August, the average relative humidity in Gunnison is 53%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 11.1 days. Throughout August, 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 83.5 rainfall days, and 9.33" (237mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through June, August, October through December. August is the first month it typically snows. Throughout August, in the average 0.1 snowfall days, it receives 0.31" (8mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Gunnison, Colorado, there are 77.9 snowfall days, and 41.65" (1058mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 11.7h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 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. 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 strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in August in Gunnison?

In Gunnison, Colorado, in August, the average high-temperature is 73.2°F (22.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 32°F (0°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Gunnison?

The average relative humidity in August is 53%.

How much does it rain in Gunnison in August?

In August, in Gunnison, Colorado, the rain falls for 11.1 days. Throughout August, 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Gunnison?

August is the first month it typically snows. Throughout August, in the average 0.1 snowfall days, it receives 0.31" (8mm) of snow.

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

In August, the average length of the day in Gunnison, Colorado, is 13.6h.

How many hours of sunshine does Gunnison have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Gunnison, Colorado, is 11.7h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Gunnison?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Gunnison is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Gunnison, CO
  • Average high temperature in August: 22.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (24.2°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-3.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 0°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (0°C).

Average humidity in August - Gunnison, CO
  • Average humidity in August: 53%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (44%).

Average rainfall in August - Gunnison, CO
  • Average rainfall in August: 20mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (33mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are September and November (14mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Gunnison, CO
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.3 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is November (2.5 days).

Average snowfall in August - Gunnison, CO
  • Average snowfall in August: 8mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (177mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are July and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in August - Gunnison, CO
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (12.8 days).
The month with the lowest number of snowfall days is July (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Gunnison, CO
  • Average daylight in August: 13.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11.7h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6.3h).

Average UV index in August - Gunnison, CO
  • Average UV index in August: 4

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, October, November and December (UV index 2).