August weather forecast
Great Barrington, MA

The colorful ancient stone building that hosts the town hall of Great Barrington in Massachusetts
The colorful ancient stone building that hosts the town hall of Great Barrington in Massachusetts

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, with temperature in the range of an average low of 57.7°F (14.3°C) and an average high of 78.4°F (25.8°C).

Temperature

In Great Barrington, Massachusetts, the average high-temperature in August is essentially the same as in July - a still moderately hot 78.4°F (25.8°C). The average low-temperature, in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, is 57.7°F (14.3°C).

Humidity

In Great Barrington, the average relative humidity in August is 79%.

Rainfall

In August, the rain falls for 16.1 days. Throughout August, 2.64" (67mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Great Barrington, during the entire year, the rain falls for 157.8 days and collects up to 31.69" (805mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Great Barrington, snow does not fall in June through September.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13h and 50min.
On the first day of August in Great Barrington, sunrise is at 5:46 am and sunset at 8:13 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:17 am and sunset at 7:29 pm EDT.

Sunshine

July and August, with an average of 10h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Great Barrington are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health risk from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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 temperature in August in Great Barrington?

The average high-temperature, in August, is 78.4°F (25.8°C), while the average low-temperature is 57.7°F (14.3°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Great Barrington?

In Great Barrington, the average relative humidity in August is 79%.

How many days does it rain in August in Great Barrington?

In Great Barrington, in August, during 16.1 rainfall days, 2.64" (67mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Great Barrington?

June through September are months without snowfall in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.

What is the average length of the day in August in Great Barrington?

The average day length in August is 13h and 50min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Great Barrington?

On the first day of August in Great Barrington, sunrise is at 5:46 am and sunset at 8:13 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:17 am and sunset at 7:29 pm EDT.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Great Barrington?

July and August, with an average of 10h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Great Barrington.

How long on average sun shines in August in Great Barrington?

In Great Barrington, Massachusetts, the average sunshine duration in August is 10h.

When is the highest UV index in Great Barrington?

The months with the highest UV index in Great Barrington are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Great Barrington?

In Great Barrington, Massachusetts, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Great Barrington, MA

Average temperature in August - Great Barrington, MA
  • Average high temperature in August: 78.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (80.2°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (29.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 57.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.4°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (17.1°F).

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Average pressure in August
Great Barrington, MA

Average pressure in August - Great Barrington, MA
  • 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
Great Barrington, MA

Average wind speed in August - Great Barrington, MA
  • Average wind speed in August: 5.2mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are January and March (8.4mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (5.2mph).

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Average humidity in August
Great Barrington, MA

Average humidity in August - Great Barrington, MA
  • Average humidity in August: 79%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (75%).

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Average rainfall in August
Great Barrington, MA

Average rainfall in August - Great Barrington, MA
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.64"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is October (3.03").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (2.13").

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Average rainfall days in August
Great Barrington, MA

Average rainfall days in August - Great Barrington, MA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (16.6 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (8.2 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Great Barrington, MA

Average snowfall in August - Great Barrington, MA
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.89").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Great Barrington, MA

Average snowfall days in August - Great Barrington, MA
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (13.2 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
Great Barrington, MA

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Great Barrington, MA
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 50min

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

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 0min

The months with the most sunshine are July and August (Average sunshine: 10h and 0min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 3h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Great Barrington, MA

Average sunshine days in August - Great Barrington, MA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 13 days

The months with the most sunshine days are September and November (15.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is February (11.1 days).

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Average UV index in August
Great Barrington, MA

Average UV index in August - Great Barrington, MA
  • Average UV index in August: 5

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 5).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in August
Great Barrington, MA

Average cloud cover in August - Great Barrington, MA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 37

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 57).
The months with the least cloud cover are July and August (Cloud cover 37).

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Average visibility in August
Great Barrington, MA

Average visibility in August - Great Barrington, MA
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

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

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