Average Weather in August in Bellaire Michigan, United States
In Bellaire, the month of August is characterized by gradually falling daily high temperatures, with daily highs decreasing by 4°F, from 79°F to 75°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 87°F or dropping below 65°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 4°F, from 57°F to 53°F, rarely falling below 43°F or exceeding 67°F.
For reference, on July 19, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Bellaire typically range from 57°F to 80°F, while on February 1, the coldest day of the year, they range from 12°F to 27°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 Bellaire experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 34% throughout the month. The lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 33% on August 8.
The clearest day of the month is August 8, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 67% of the time.
For reference, on January 11, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 77%, while on August 8, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 67%.
Cloud Cover in August
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Bellaire, the chance of a wet day over the course of August is essentially constant, remaining around 30% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 35% on September 22, and its lowest chance is 15% on February 4.
Probability of Precipitation in August
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Bellaire is gradually increasing, starting the month at 2.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.8 inches or falls below 1.2 inches, and ending the month at 2.9 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.5 inches or falls below 1.4 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in Bellaire, 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, 23 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 46 seconds, and weekly decrease of 19 minutes, 25 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 13 hours, 17 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 14 hours, 40 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August
The earliest sunrise of the month in Bellaire is 6:26 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 35 minutes later at 7:02 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 9:06 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 48 minutes earlier at 8:19 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Bellaire 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 5:54 AM and sets 15 hours, 37 minutes later, at 9:31 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:16 AM and sets 8 hours, 46 minutes later, at 5:02 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Bellaire is decreasing during August, falling from 18% to 11% over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 30, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 18% 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 Bellaire is gradually increasing during August, increasing from 4.7 miles per hour to 5.2 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on January 4, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.3 miles per hour, while on July 23, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.7 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in August
Wind Direction in August
Bellaire 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 Bellaire is essentially constant during August, remaining around 67°F throughout.
The highest average surface water temperature during August is 68°F on August 16.
Average Water Temperature in August
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Bellaire is decreasing during August, falling by 1.1 kWh, from 6.5 kWh to 5.4 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 Bellaire are 44.980 deg latitude, -85.211 deg longitude, and 673 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Bellaire contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 361 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 674 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (728 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,227 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Bellaire is covered by trees (52%), artificial surfaces (14%), herbaceous vegetation (13%), and water (12%), within 10 miles by trees (56%) and water (18%), and within 50 miles by trees (50%) and water (30%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Bellaire 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 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Bellaire.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Bellaire 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 Bellaire is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Bellaire and a given station.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .