Average Weather in August in Belle Glade Florida, United States
Daily high temperatures are around 90°F, rarely falling below 85°F or exceeding 93°F. The highest daily average high temperature is 90°F on August 8.
Daily low temperatures are around 75°F, rarely falling below 72°F or exceeding 78°F. The highest daily average low temperature is 75°F on August 14.
For reference, on August 3, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Belle Glade typically range from 75°F to 90°F, while on January 18, the coldest day of the year, they range from 53°F to 74°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 Belle Glade experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 67% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is August 9, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 35% of the time.
For reference, on July 7, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 70%, while on February 21, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 67%.
Cloud Cover Categories in August
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Belle Glade, the chance of a wet day over the course of August is essentially constant, remaining around 67% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 69% on July 3, and its lowest chance is 15% on December 17.
Probability of Precipitation in August
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Belle Glade is gradually increasing, starting the month at 5.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 7.6 inches or falls below 3.2 inches, and ending the month at 5.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 8.8 inches or falls below 3.2 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in Belle Glade, the length of the day is decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 41 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 1 minute, 21 seconds, and weekly decrease of 9 minutes, 30 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 12 hours, 42 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 13 hours, 23 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August
The earliest sunrise of the month in Belle Glade is 6:47 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 14 minutes later at 7:01 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 8:10 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 26 minutes earlier at 7:43 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Belle Glade during 2019, 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 6:29 AM and sets 13 hours, 49 minutes later, at 8:19 PM, while on December 22, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:07 AM and sets 10 hours, 28 minutes later, at 5:35 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Belle Glade is essentially constant during August, remaining around 100% throughout.
For reference, on July 17, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 100% of the time, while on January 25, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 16% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in August
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Belle Glade is gradually increasing during August, increasing from 6.0 miles per hour to 6.6 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on March 14, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 10.1 miles per hour, while on August 9, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.0 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during August is 6.0 miles per hour on August 9.
Average Wind Speed in August
Wind Direction in August
Belle Glade 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 Belle Glade is essentially constant during August, remaining around 85°F throughout.
The highest average surface water temperature during August is 85°F on August 17.
Average Water Temperature in August
While it does not do so every year, freezing temperatures are seen in Belle Glade over some winters. The day least likely to be in the growing season is January 16, with a 53% chance.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in August
The average accumulated growing degree days in Belle Glade are very rapidly increasing during August, increasing by 922°F, from 4,864°F to 5,785°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in August
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Belle Glade is essentially constant during August, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 4.7 kWh throughout.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in August
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Belle Glade are 26.685 deg latitude, -80.668 deg longitude, and 10 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Belle Glade is essentially flat, with a maximum elevation change of 10 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 10 feet. Within 10 miles is also essentially flat (13 feet). Within 50 miles is essentially flat (151 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Belle Glade is covered by artificial surfaces (54%) and cropland (45%), within 10 miles by cropland (66%) and water (13%), and within 50 miles by herbaceous vegetation (35%) and cropland (28%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Belle Glade 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 6 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Belle Glade.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Belle Glade 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 Belle Glade is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Belle Glade and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Palm Beach International Airport (24%, 57 kilometers, east); Okeechobee County Airport (18%, 67 kilometers, north); Witham Field (17%, 71 kilometers, northeast); Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (16%, 73 kilometers, southeast); Pompano Beach Airpark (16%, 74 kilometers, southeast); and Southwest Florida International Airport (9%, 109 kilometers, west).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .