August weather forecast
Donora, PA

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Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is another warm month in Donora, Pennsylvania, with an average temperature fluctuating between 59.7°F (15.4°C) and 81.9°F (27.7°C).

Temperature

The arrival of August sees a recorded average high-temperature of a still warm 81.9°F (27.7°C), showing little divergence from the previous month's conditions. August nights indicate a noticeable temperature drop from the daytime highs, with an average reading lowering to a refreshing 59.7°F (15.4°C).

Heat index

August's heat index is calculated to be a hot 87.8°F (31°C). One might feel worn out with persistent exposure and activity, resulting in heat cramps.
In terms of the heat index, values are set with light wind and shade conditions in mind. When under direct sunshine, the heat index may be elevated by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature' or 'real feel', ties air temperature with relative humidity to produce the perceived temperature sensation. The individual's impression of temperature can be shaped by additional aspects such as metabolic variations, physical activity, and clothing. Do note, being directly under sun rays can amplify the heat you feel, potentially raising the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are largely significant for babies and toddlers. Children frequently do not understand the need for recuperation and hydration. Thirst, being a late manifestation of dehydration, underlines the need to hydrate frequently, especially when engaging in prolonged physical exercises.

Humidity

August is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

Rainfall

In Donora, in August, it is raining for 17.7 days, with typically 2.52" (64mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 191.3 rainfall days, and 35.24" (895mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Donora, snow does not fall in June through September.

Daylight

The average length of the day in August is 13h and 43min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 8:33 pm. On the last day of August, sunrise is at 6:46 am and sunset at 7:52 pm EDT.

Sunshine

August has the most sunshine of the year, with an average of 10.2h of sunshine.

UV index

In Donora, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: The maximum daily UV index of 5 in August interprets into the following recommendations:
Make use of precautions - Shielding skin and eyes from injury is a requirement. Midday Sun has the strongest UV rays, making it crucial to limit exposure and find shade. Loose clothes with a tight weave are optimal for safeguarding yourself against the Sun's rays.

Frequently asked questions

What are the temperatures in August?

During August, Donora experiences an average high-temperature of 81.9°F (27.7°C) and a low-temperature of 59.7°F (15.4°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is calculated to be 87.8°F (31°C).

What is the least humid month?

The least humid month is August, with an average relative humidity of 76%.

What is the average humidity in August?

The average relative humidity in August is 76%.

How many days does it rain in August?

In Donora, in August, during 17.7 rainfall days, 2.52" (64mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow?

In Donora, snow does not fall in June through September.

What is the average length of the day in August?

The average day length in August is 13h and 43min.

When are sunrise and sunset in August?

On the first day of August, sunrise is at 6:18 am and sunset at 8:33 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:46 am and sunset at 7:52 pm EDT.

What month has the most sunshine?

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

How long on average sun shines in August?

In August, the average sunshine duration is 10.2h.

What is the UV index reading in August?

In Donora, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Donora, PA

Average temperature in August - Donora, PA
  • Average high temperature in August: 81.9°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 (34°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 59.7°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.2°F).

Average pressure in August
Donora, PA

Average pressure in August - Donora, PA
  • Average pressure in August: 30"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.95"Hg).

Average wind speed in August
Donora, PA

Average wind speed in August - Donora, PA
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.6mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (7.9mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.6mph).

Average humidity in August
Donora, PA

Average humidity in August - Donora, PA
  • Average humidity in August: 76%

The months with the highest relative humidity are January and February (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is August (76%).

Average rainfall in August
Donora, PA

Average rainfall in August - Donora, PA
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.52"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.78").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is November (2.13").

Average rainfall days in August
Donora, PA

Average rainfall days in August - Donora, PA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 17.7 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (21.8 days).
The months with the least rainy days are January and February (11.7 days).

Average snowfall in August
Donora, PA

Average snowfall in August - Donora, PA
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (6.26").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in August
Donora, PA

Average snowfall days in August - Donora, PA
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (17.8 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Donora, PA

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Donora, PA
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 4min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 0min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 24min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10h and 1min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 0min).

Average sunshine days in August
Donora, PA

Average sunshine days in August - Donora, PA
  • Average sunshine days in August: 12.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (14.3 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (6.8 days).

Average UV index in August
Donora, PA

Average UV index in August - Donora, PA
  • Average UV index in August: 5

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

Average cloud cover in August
Donora, PA

Average cloud cover in August - Donora, PA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 33

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 68).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 33).

Average visibility in August
Donora, PA

Average visibility in August - Donora, PA
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are April, August and November (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January and February (4mi).

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