Average Weather in August in Cambridge Springs Pennsylvania, United States
Daily high temperatures decrease by 3°F, from 78°F to 75°F, rarely falling below 67°F or exceeding 86°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 3°F, from 63°F to 60°F, rarely falling below 51°F or exceeding 70°F.
For reference, on July 20, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Cambridge Springs typically range from 63°F to 79°F, while on January 29, the coldest day of the year, they range from 19°F to 31°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 Cambridge Springs experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 35% throughout the month. The lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 34% on August 12.
The clearest day of the month is August 12, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 66% of the time.
For reference, on January 12, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 75%, while on August 12, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 66%.
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 Cambridge Springs, the chance of a wet day over the course of August is rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 37% and ending it at 29%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 37% on July 31, and its lowest chance is 17% on January 30.
Probability of Precipitation in August
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Cambridge Springs is essentially constant, remaining about 2.9 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 4.8 inches or falling below 1.4 inches.
The lowest average 31-day accumulation is 2.8 inches on August 22.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in Cambridge Springs, 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, 14 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 28 seconds, and weekly decrease of 17 minutes, 16 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 13 hours, 9 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 14 hours, 23 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August
The earliest sunrise of the month in Cambridge Springs is 6:14 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 31 minutes later at 6:45 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 8:37 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 43 minutes earlier at 7:54 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Cambridge Springs during 2021, 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 5:45 AM and sets 15 hours, 13 minutes later, at 8:58 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:44 AM and sets 9 hours, 8 minutes later, at 4:52 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for August 2021. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in August
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Cambridge Springs is rapidly decreasing during August, falling from 29% to 18% over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 20, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 30% of the time, while on October 29, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% 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 Cambridge Springs is essentially constant during August, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 4.7 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on January 17, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 9.5 miles per hour, while on July 28, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.6 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during August is 4.6 miles per hour on August 1.
Average Wind Speed in August
The hourly average wind direction in Cambridge Springs throughout August is predominantly from the west, with a peak proportion of 41% on August 1.
Wind Direction in August
Cambridge Springs 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 Cambridge Springs is essentially constant during August, remaining within 1°F of 73°F throughout.
The highest average surface water temperature during August is 74°F on August 7.
Average Water Temperature in August
The growing season in Cambridge Springs typically lasts for 6.1 months (187 days), from around April 24 to around October 28, rarely starting before April 8 or after May 11, and rarely ending before October 10 or after November 15.
The month of August in Cambridge Springs 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 Cambridge Springs are rapidly increasing during August, increasing by 571°F, from 1,565°F to 2,137°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in August
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Cambridge Springs is gradually decreasing during August, falling by 0.9 kWh, from 6.4 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 Cambridge Springs are 41.804 deg latitude, -80.056 deg longitude, and 1,158 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Cambridge Springs contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 315 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,201 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (643 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,457 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Cambridge Springs is covered by trees (68%) and cropland (22%), within 10 miles by trees (61%) and cropland (37%), and within 50 miles by trees (52%) and water (24%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Cambridge Springs, 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 Cambridge Springs.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Cambridge Springs 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 Cambridge Springs is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Cambridge Springs and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Port Meadville Airport (56%, 24 kilometers, southwest); Erie International Airport (34%, 32 kilometers, north); and Chautauqua County-Jamestown Airport (10%, 77 kilometers, northeast).
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .