August weather forecast and climate
New Bedford, MA

What is the temperature in August in New Bedford?

In New Bedford, Massachusetts, in August, the average high-temperature is 78.6°F (25.9°C), and the average low-temperature is 63.9°F (17.7°C).

How many days does it rain in August in New Bedford?

In August, the rain falls for 9 days. Throughout August, 4.2" (106.7mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the wettest month in New Bedford?

The wettest months are March and August, with an average 4.2" (106.7mm) of rainfall.

What month is the sea warmest in New Bedford?

With an average sea temperature of 68.5°F (20.3°C), August is the month with the warmest seawater in New Bedford. For most, swimming in 68.5°F (20.3°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).

How cold is the water in August in New Bedford?

In August, in New Bedford, the average sea temperature is 68.5°F (20.3°C). Swimming in 68.5°F (20.3°C) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 69.8°F (21°C).
Average temperature in August - New Bedford, MA
  • Average high temperature in August: 25.9°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (26.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (3.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 17.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (18.2°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January and February (-4.7°C).

Average rainfall in August - New Bedford, MA
  • Average rainfall in August: 106.7mm

Wettest months (with the highest rainfall) are March and August (106.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is July (73.7mm).

Average rainfall days in August - New Bedford, MA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 9 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, March, April, May and December (11 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September and October (8 days).

Average snowfall in August - New Bedford, MA
  • Average snowfall in August: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (246.4mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August, September and October (0mm).

Average sea temperature in August - New Bedford, MA
  • Average sea temperature in August: 20.3°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is August (20.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is February (3.4°C).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - New Bedford, MA
  • Average daylight in August: 13.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.2h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8h

Months with most sunshine are June and July (Average sunshine: 9h).
Months with least sunshine are January, November and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in August - New Bedford, MA
  • Average UV index in August: 8

Months with the highest UV index are June, July and August (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 1).

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