Average Weather in August in Three Hills Canada
Daily high temperatures decrease by 5°F, from 75°F to 70°F, rarely falling below 58°F or exceeding 85°F. The highest daily average high temperature is 75°F on August 4.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 6°F, from 50°F to 45°F, rarely falling below 37°F or exceeding 57°F.
For reference, on August 4, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Three Hills typically range from 50°F to 75°F, while on January 2, the coldest day of the year, they range from 5°F to 22°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 Three Hills experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 35% to 43%.
The clearest day of the month is August 3, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 65% of the time.
For reference, on January 16, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 66%, while on July 28, 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 Three Hills, the chance of a wet day over the course of August is very rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 28% and ending it at 19%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 34% on June 30, and its lowest chance is 3% on February 1.
Probability of Precipitation in August
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Three Hills is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 1.9 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.5 inches or falls below 0.7 inches, and ending the month at 1.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.9 inches or falls below 0.4 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in Three Hills, 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, 48 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 3 minutes, 36 seconds, and weekly decrease of 25 minutes, 11 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 13 hours, 36 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 15 hours, 24 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August
The earliest sunrise of the month in Three Hills is 5:57 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 48 minutes later at 6:44 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 9:20 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 1 hour, 0 minutes earlier at 8:20 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Three Hills during 2020, but it neither starts nor ends during August, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 20, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:14 AM and sets 16 hours, 41 minutes later, at 9:55 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:37 AM and sets 7 hours, 48 minutes later, at 4:25 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Three Hills is essentially constant during August, remaining within 1% of 1% throughout.
For reference, on July 24, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 2% of the time, while on September 15, 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 Three Hills is gradually increasing during August, increasing from 7.4 miles per hour to 8.0 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on April 20, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 9.9 miles per hour, while on August 10, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.4 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during August is 7.4 miles per hour on August 10.
Average Wind Speed in August
The wind direction in Three Hills during August is predominantly out of the north from August 1 to August 21 and the west from August 21 to August 31.
Wind Direction in August
The growing season in Three Hills typically lasts for 4.1 months (126 days), from around May 14 to around September 18, rarely starting before April 27 or after June 3, and rarely ending before August 31 or after October 4.
The month of August in Three Hills is more likely than not fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season decreasing from 100% to 90% 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 Three Hills are increasing during August, increasing by 307°F, from 820°F to 1,128°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in August
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Three Hills is decreasing during August, falling by 1.3 kWh, from 6.3 kWh to 5.0 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 Three Hills are 51.700 deg latitude, -113.269 deg longitude, and 2,884 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Three Hills contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 289 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,903 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (715 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (2,005 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Three Hills is covered by cropland (91%), within 10 miles by cropland (98%), and within 50 miles by cropland (92%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Three Hills 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 Three Hills.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Three Hills 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 Three Hills is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Three Hills and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Three Hills (91%, 9 kilometers, northeast); Standard Agcm (6%, 56 kilometers, south); and Calgary International, Alta. (3.1%, 84 kilometers, southwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .