Average Weather in August in Cadillac Michigan, United States
Daily low temperatures decrease by 4°F, from 56°F to 53°F, rarely falling below 41°F or exceeding 67°F.
For reference, on July 19, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Cadillac typically range from 57°F to 80°F, while on January 29, the coldest day of the year, they range from 12°F to 26°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 Cadillac 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 8.
The clearest day of the month is August 8, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 68% of the time.
For reference, on January 10, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 74%, while on August 8, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 68%.
Cloud Cover Categories in August
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Cadillac, the chance of a wet day over the course of August is essentially constant, remaining around 31% 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 Cadillac is gradually increasing, starting the month at 2.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.9 inches or falls below 1.2 inches, and ending the month at 2.9 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.3 inches or falls below 1.4 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in Cadillac, 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, 21 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 42 seconds, and weekly decrease of 18 minutes, 54 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 13 hours, 15 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 14 hours, 36 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August
The earliest sunrise of the month in Cadillac is 6:29 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 34 minutes later at 7:03 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 9:05 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 47 minutes earlier at 8:19 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Cadillac 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 5:57 AM and sets 15 hours, 31 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, 51 minutes later, at 5:05 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Cadillac is decreasing during August, falling from 20% to 13% over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 30, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 21% 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 Cadillac 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 11.5 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
Cadillac 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 Cadillac is essentially constant during August, remaining around 67°F throughout.
The highest average surface water temperature during August is 68°F on August 15.
Average Water Temperature in August
The growing season in Cadillac typically lasts for 4.0 months (122 days), from around May 24 to around September 23, rarely starting before May 5 or after June 12, and rarely ending before September 3 or after October 10.
The month of August in Cadillac is very likely fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season gradually decreasing from 100% to 93% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in August
The average accumulated growing degree days in Cadillac are rapidly increasing during August, increasing by 479°F, from 1,298°F to 1,777°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in August
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Cadillac is decreasing during August, falling by 1.0 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 Cadillac are 44.252 deg latitude, -85.401 deg longitude, and 1,319 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Cadillac contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 207 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,324 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (561 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,227 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Cadillac is covered by artificial surfaces (64%) and cropland (18%), within 10 miles by trees (55%) and cropland (24%), and within 50 miles by trees (62%) and cropland (19%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Cadillac 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 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Cadillac.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Cadillac 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 Cadillac is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Cadillac and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Wexford County Airport (97%, 3.7 kilometers, north); Roscommon County-Blodgett Memorial Airport (1.5%, 59 kilometers, east); and Roben-Hood Airport (1.4%, 60 kilometers, south).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .