August weather forecast
West Hartford, CT

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in West Hartford, Connecticut, with an average temperature varying between 80.8°F (27.1°C) and 62.2°F (16.8°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still moderately hot 80.8°F (27.1°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 62.2°F (16.8°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is appraised at 84.2°F (29°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'felt air temperature', or 'real feel', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. Additional factors like differences in body mass, height, and shape, wind, clothing, and activity influence one's weather impression. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August in West Hartford is 74%.

Rainfall

In West Hartford, in August, it is raining for 17.3 days, with typically 2.76" (70mm) of accumulated precipitation. In West Hartford, during the entire year, the rain falls for 166.8 days and collects up to 31.97" (812mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In West Hartford, snow does not fall in June through October.

Daylight

In West Hartford, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 49min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:45 am and sunset at 8:09 pm. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 6:16 am and sunset at 7:26 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The months with the most sunshine in West Hartford, Connecticut, are July and August, with an average of 10.4h of sunshine.

UV index

In West Hartford, Connecticut, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in August transform into the following instructions:
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 temperature in August in West Hartford?

In August, in West Hartford, the average high-temperature is 80.8°F (27.1°C), and the average low-temperature is 62.2°F (16.8°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, in August is appraised at 84.2°F (29°C).

What is the average humidity in August in West Hartford?

In August, the average relative humidity in West Hartford, Connecticut, is 74%.

How much does it rain in West Hartford in August?

In West Hartford, in August, during 17.3 rainfall days, 2.76" (70mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in West Hartford?

In West Hartford, Connecticut, snow does not fall in June through October.

What is the average length of the day in August in West Hartford?

In West Hartford, Connecticut, the average day length in August is 13h and 49min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in August in West Hartford?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:45 am and sunset at 8:09 pm. On the last day of the month, in West Hartford, Connecticut, sunrise is at 6:16 am and sunset at 7:26 pm EDT.

What are the months with the most sunshine in West Hartford?

July and August, with an average of 10.4h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in West Hartford, Connecticut.

How long on average sun shines in August in West Hartford?

In August, the average sunshine duration is 10.4h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in West Hartford?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
West Hartford, CT

Average temperature in August - West Hartford, CT
  • Average high temperature in August: 80.8°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (32.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 62.2°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (63.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (20.7°F).

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Average pressure in August
West Hartford, CT

Average pressure in August - West Hartford, CT
  • Average pressure in August: 29.98"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.09"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.93"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
West Hartford, CT

Average wind speed in August - West Hartford, CT
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (8.2mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.3mph).

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Average humidity in August
West Hartford, CT

Average humidity in August - West Hartford, CT
  • Average humidity in August: 74%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (79%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (70%).

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Average rainfall in August
West Hartford, CT

Average rainfall in August - West Hartford, CT
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.76"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (3.19").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (2.05").

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Average rainfall days in August
West Hartford, CT

Average rainfall days in August - West Hartford, CT
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (9 days).

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Average snowfall in August
West Hartford, CT

Average snowfall in August - West Hartford, CT
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.8").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August, September and October (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
West Hartford, CT

Average snowfall days in August - West Hartford, CT
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (8.3 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
West Hartford, CT

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - West Hartford, CT
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 49min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 10min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 13min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 24min

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in August
West Hartford, CT

Average sunshine days in August - West Hartford, CT
  • Average sunshine days in August: 10.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is January (17.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (10.4 days).

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Average UV index in August
West Hartford, CT

Average UV index in August - West Hartford, CT
  • Average UV index in August: 5

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in August
West Hartford, CT

Average cloud cover in August - West Hartford, CT
  • Average cloud cover in August: 34

The months with the most cloud cover are February and March (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 34).

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Average visibility in August
West Hartford, CT

Average visibility in August - West Hartford, CT
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are January, March, April, June, August, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are February, May, July and September (5mi).

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