Average Weather in August in Baldwin Michigan, United States
Daily low temperatures decrease by 4°F, from 58°F to 55°F, rarely falling below 44°F or exceeding 68°F.
For reference, on July 19, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Baldwin typically range from 59°F to 81°F, while on January 29, the coldest day of the year, they range from 15°F to 28°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in August
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on August. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in August
Drabiv, Ukraine (4,962 miles away); Lermontov, Russia (5,595 miles); and Kyzyldzhar, Uzbekistan (6,352 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Baldwin (view comparison).
The month of August in Baldwin experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 33% throughout the month. The lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 33% on August 28.
The clearest day of the month is August 28, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 67% of the time.
For reference, on January 10, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 71%, while on August 26, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 67%.
Cloud Cover Categories in August
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Baldwin, the chance of a wet day over the course of August is essentially constant, remaining around 29% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 33% on September 22, and its lowest chance is 17% on February 3.
Probability of Precipitation in August
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Baldwin is gradually increasing, starting the month at 2.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.0 inches or falls below 1.1 inches, and ending the month at 2.9 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.6 inches or falls below 1.3 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in Baldwin, the length of the day is rapidly decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 1 hour, 20 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 40 seconds, and weekly decrease of 18 minutes, 39 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 13 hours, 14 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 14 hours, 34 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August
The earliest sunrise of the month in Baldwin is 6:32 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 34 minutes later at 7:05 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 9:06 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 46 minutes earlier at 8:20 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Baldwin during 2017, but it neither starts nor ends during August, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:01 AM and sets 15 hours, 29 minutes later, at 9:29 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:14 AM and sets 8 hours, 54 minutes later, at 5:08 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Baldwin is decreasing during August, falling from 24% to 16% over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 31, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 24% of the time, while on November 16, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in August
The average hourly wind speed in Baldwin is gradually increasing during August, increasing from 7.2 miles per hour to 7.8 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on January 12, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 12.0 miles per hour, while on August 3, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.2 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during August is 7.2 miles per hour on August 3.
Average Wind Speed in August
Wind Direction in August
Baldwin is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in Baldwin is essentially constant during August, remaining around 69°F throughout.
The highest average surface water temperature during August is 69°F on August 16.
Average Water Temperature in August
The growing season in Baldwin typically lasts for 4.6 months (139 days), from around May 15 to around October 1, rarely starting before April 25 or after June 5, and rarely ending before September 13 or after October 18.
The month of August in Baldwin is reliably fully within the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in August
The average accumulated growing degree days in Baldwin are rapidly increasing during August, increasing by 516°F, from 1,450°F to 1,966°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in August
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Baldwin is decreasing during August, falling by 1.0 kWh, from 6.5 kWh to 5.5 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in August
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Baldwin are 43.901 deg latitude, -85.852 deg longitude, and 846 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Baldwin contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 121 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 846 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (617 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,152 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Baldwin is covered by trees (71%) and artificial surfaces (19%), within 10 miles by trees (91%), and within 50 miles by trees (50%) and cropland (23%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Baldwin year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 5 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Baldwin.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Baldwin according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Baldwin is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Baldwin and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Roben-Hood Airport (31%, 35 kilometers, southeast); Mason County Airport (21%, 45 kilometers, west); Manistee County-Blacker Airport (17%, 52 kilometers, northwest); Fremont Municipal Airport (16%, 53 kilometers, south); and Wexford County Airport (15%, 55 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .