August weather forecast
Reading, PA

This beautiful and colorful pagoda located up on Mt. Penn is a beautiful spot to enjoy sweeping views of the scenic Reading City below, in Pennsylvania
This beautiful and colorful pagoda located up on Mt. Penn is a beautiful spot to enjoy sweeping views of the scenic Reading City below, in Pennsylvania

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a moderately hot month in Reading, Pennsylvania, with temperature in the range of an average high of 80.6°F (27°C) and an average low of 61.7°F (16.5°C).

Temperature

In Reading, the average high-temperature in August is almost the same as in July - a still warm 80.6°F (27°C). The average low-temperature, in Reading, is 61.7°F (16.5°C).

Heat index

The average heat index in August is evaluated at a hot 86°F (30°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', 'apparent temperature', or 'feels like', is a measure that combines air temperature and relative humidity into a single value that indicates how hot the weather feels. This effect is individual, with diverse people perceiving weather differently for numerous reasons (clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, metabolic differences), and activity. 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 especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In Reading, Pennsylvania, the average relative humidity in August is 79%.

Rainfall

The month with the most rainfall is August, when the rain falls for 16.3 days and typically aggregates up to 3.54" (90mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In Reading, the average length of the day in August is 13h and 43min.
On the first day of August in Reading, Pennsylvania, sunrise is at 6:01 am and sunset at 8:18 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:30 am and sunset at 7:37 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In Reading, the average sunshine in August is 9.8h.

UV index

In August, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in August transform into the following instructions:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Reading?

In Reading, Pennsylvania, in August, the average high-temperature is 80.6°F (27°C), and the average low-temperature is 61.7°F (16.5°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which takes the relative humidity and factors it into the air temperature reading, in August is evaluated at 86°F (30°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Reading?

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

What is the rainiest month in Reading?

The month with the most rainfall in Reading is August, when the rain falls for 16.3 days and typically aggregates up to 3.54" (90mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in August in Reading?

In Reading, Pennsylvania, in August, during 16.3 rainfall days, 3.54" (90mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When it does not snow in Reading?

In Reading, Pennsylvania, snow does not fall in June through September.

How many hours of daylight does Reading have in August?

In Reading, the average day length in August is 13h and 43min.

What time are sunrise and sunset in August in Reading?

In August, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 6:01 am and sunset at 8:18 pm. On the last day of the month, in Reading, Pennsylvania, sunrise is at 6:30 am and sunset at 7:37 pm EDT.

How long on average sun shines in August in Reading?

In August, the average sunshine duration is 9.8h.

How high is the UV index in August in Reading?

The average daily maximum UV index in August in Reading, Pennsylvania, is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in August
Reading, PA

Average temperature in August - Reading, PA
  • Average high temperature in August: 80.6°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (35.1°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 61.7°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 (22.3°F).

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Average pressure in August
Reading, PA

Average pressure in August - Reading, PA
  • Average pressure in August: 29.99"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.13"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in August
Reading, PA

Average wind speed in August - Reading, PA
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is March (8.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (4.8mph).

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Average humidity in August
Reading, PA

Average humidity in August - Reading, PA
  • Average humidity in August: 79%

The months with the highest relative humidity are February and October (81%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (76%).

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Average rainfall in August
Reading, PA

Average rainfall in August - Reading, PA
  • Average rainfall in August: 3.54"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (3.54").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (2.05").

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Average rainfall days in August
Reading, PA

Average rainfall days in August - Reading, PA
  • Average rainfall days in August: 16.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (18.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (7.9 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Reading, PA

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

The month with the highest snowfall is March (3.58").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Reading, PA

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

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (6.4 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
Reading, PA

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Reading, PA
  • Average daylight in August: 13h and 43min

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 21min).

  • Average sunshine in August: 9h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 30min).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 4h and 36min).

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Average sunshine days in August
Reading, PA

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

The month with the most sunshine days is November (20.1 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (10.8 days).

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Average UV index in August
Reading, PA

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

The months with the highest UV index are May, June and 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
Reading, PA

Average cloud cover in August - Reading, PA
  • Average cloud cover in August: 35

The months with the most cloud cover are February and December (Cloud cover 50).
The month with the least cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 32).

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Average visibility in August
Reading, PA

Average visibility in August - Reading, PA
  • Average visibility in August: 5mi

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

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