August weather forecast
Richmond, ME

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Richmond, Maine, with an average temperature varying between 75.4°F (24.1°C) and 57.7°F (14.3°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still moderately hot 75.4°F (24.1°C). In Richmond, the average low-temperature is 57.7°F (14.3°C).

Humidity

The average relative humidity in August is 81%.

Rainfall

In Richmond, during August, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Richmond, there are 139 rainfall days, and 27.56" (700mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall in Richmond.

Ocean temperature

The month with the warmest seawater is August, with an average ocean temperature of 61.5°F (16.4°C).
Note: For most, swimming in 61.5°F (16.4°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 13h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:27 am and sunset at 8:03 pm. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 6:01 am and sunset at 7:17 pm EDT.

Sunshine

The month with the most sunshine is August, with an average of 10.2h of sunshine.

UV index

In Richmond, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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 average humidity in August in Richmond?

The average relative humidity in August in Richmond, Maine, is 81%.

How much does it rain in Richmond in August?

In Richmond, during August, the rain falls for 13 days and regularly aggregates up to 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Richmond?

June through September are months without snowfall.

When is the ocean warmest in Richmond?

August is the month with the warmest seawater, with an average ocean temperature of 61.5°F (16.4°C).

How cold is the water in August in Richmond?

In August, the average ocean temperature in Richmond is 61.5°F (16.4°C). For most, swimming in 61.5°F (16.4°C) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 69.8°F (21°C) to 59°F (15°C).

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

The average day length in August in Richmond is 13h and 58min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Richmond?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 5:27 am and sunset at 8:03 pm. On the last day of the month, in Richmond, sunrise is at 6:01 am and sunset at 7:17 pm EDT.

What month has the most sunshine in Richmond?

With an average of 10.2h of sunshine, August has the most sunshine of the year in Richmond, Maine.

How many hours of sunshine does Richmond have in August?

The average sunshine duration in August in Richmond, Maine, is 10.2h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Richmond?

In Richmond, Maine, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate vulnerability from exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Richmond, ME

Average temperature in August - Richmond, ME
  • Average high temperature in August: 75.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (75.7°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (28.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 57.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.2°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (16.2°F).

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Average pressure in August
Richmond, ME

Average pressure in August - Richmond, ME
  • Average pressure in August: 29.96"Hg

The months with the highest atmospheric pressure are September and November (30.04"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.91"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Richmond, ME

Average wind speed in August - Richmond, ME
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (9.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.8mph).

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Average humidity in August
Richmond, ME

Average humidity in August - Richmond, ME
  • Average humidity in August: 81%

The months with the highest relative humidity are June and July (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is November (76%).

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Average rainfall in August
Richmond, ME

Average rainfall in August - Richmond, ME
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.28"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (2.95").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.38").

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Average rainfall days in August
Richmond, ME

Average rainfall days in August - Richmond, ME
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (15.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (6.4 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Richmond, ME

Average snowfall in August - Richmond, ME
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (5.28").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Richmond, ME

Average snowfall days in August - Richmond, ME
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The months with the highest number of snowfall days are January and February (9.4 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
Richmond, ME

Average sea temperature in August - Richmond, ME
  • Average sea temperature in August: 61.5°F

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (61.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is March (37.7°F).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Richmond, ME

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Richmond, ME
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 58min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 26min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8h and 57min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.2h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4.6h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Richmond, ME

Average sunshine days in August - Richmond, ME
  • Average sunshine days in August: 15.4 days

The month with the most sunshine days is September (18.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is April (11.7 days).

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Average UV index in August
Richmond, ME

Average UV index in August - Richmond, ME
  • Average UV index in August: 5

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Richmond, ME

Average cloud cover in August - Richmond, ME
  • Average cloud cover in August: 34

The months with the most cloud cover are February, March and April (Cloud cover 51).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 34).

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Average visibility in August
Richmond, ME

Average visibility in August - Richmond, ME
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

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

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