Average Weather in August in Ravenna Michigan, United States
In Ravenna, the month of August is characterized by gradually falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing by 4°F, from 80°F to 77°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 88°F or dropping below 69°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 4°F, from 62°F to 58°F, rarely falling below 48°F or exceeding 71°F.
For reference, on July 19, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Ravenna typically range from 62°F to 81°F, while on January 29, the coldest day of the year, they range from 18°F to 29°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
The month of August in Ravenna 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 32% on August 7.
The clearest day of the month is August 7, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 68% of the time.
For reference, on January 26, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 70%, while on August 7, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 68%.
Cloud Cover in August
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Ravenna, 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 32% on September 21, and its lowest chance is 17% on February 4.
Probability of Precipitation in August
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Ravenna is essentially constant, remaining about 2.9 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 5.0 inches or falling below 1.2 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in Ravenna, 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, 18 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 36 seconds, and weekly decrease of 18 minutes, 11 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 13 hours, 13 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 14 hours, 31 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August
The earliest sunrise of the month in Ravenna is 6:34 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 33 minutes later at 7:07 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 9:05 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 45 minutes earlier at 8:19 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Ravenna 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 6:04 AM and sets 15 hours, 23 minutes later, at 9:27 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:12 AM and sets 8 hours, 59 minutes later, at 5:11 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Ravenna is rapidly decreasing during August, falling from 34% to 22% over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 28, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 35% of the time, while on January 1, 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 Ravenna is essentially constant during August, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 4.7 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on January 12, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.4 miles per hour, while on August 3, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.5 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during August is 4.5 miles per hour on August 3.
Average Wind Speed in August
Wind Direction in August
Ravenna 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 Ravenna is essentially constant during August, remaining within 1°F of 70°F throughout.
The highest average surface water temperature during August is 71°F on August 14.
Average Water Temperature in August
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Ravenna is gradually 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 Ravenna are 43.189 deg latitude, -85.937 deg longitude, and 696 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Ravenna contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 112 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 691 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (407 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (784 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Ravenna is covered by cropland (57%) and trees (34%), within 10 miles by cropland (64%) and trees (29%), and within 50 miles by cropland (33%) and trees (31%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Ravenna 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 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Ravenna.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Ravenna 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 Ravenna is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Ravenna and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Muskegon County Airport (40%, 24 kilometers, west); Fremont Municipal Airport (33%, 28 kilometers, north); Gerald R. Ford International Airport (14%, 48 kilometers, southeast); and West Michigan Regional Airport (13%, 51 kilometers, south).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .