Average Weather in August in Palmarejo Puerto Rico
Daily high temperatures are around 87°F, rarely falling below 85°F or exceeding 89°F. The highest daily average high temperature is 87°F on August 25.
Daily low temperatures are around 73°F, rarely falling below 71°F or exceeding 76°F.
For reference, on August 23, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Palmarejo typically range from 73°F to 87°F, while on January 23, the coldest day of the year, they range from 66°F to 82°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 Palmarejo experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 63% to 68%.
The clearest day of the month is August 2, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 37% of the time.
For reference, on May 29, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 74%, while on January 11, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 80%.
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 Palmarejo, the chance of a wet day over the course of August is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 25% and ending it at 32%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 36% on September 26, and its lowest chance is 13% on March 9.
Probability of Precipitation in August
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Palmarejo is increasing, starting the month at 2.3 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.1 inches or falls below 1.0 inches, and ending the month at 3.1 inches, when it rarely exceeds 5.5 inches or falls below 1.3 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in Palmarejo, the length of the day is gradually decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 27 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 53 seconds, and weekly decrease of 6 minutes, 12 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 12 hours, 29 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 12 hours, 56 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August
The earliest sunrise of the month in Palmarejo is 6:03 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 7 minutes later at 6:10 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 6:59 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 19 minutes earlier at 6:39 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is not observed in Palmarejo during 2021.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:50 AM and sets 13 hours, 13 minutes later, at 7:03 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 6:52 AM and sets 11 hours, 3 minutes later, at 5:55 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 Palmarejo is essentially constant during August, remaining around 100% throughout.
For reference, on August 23, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 100% of the time, while on February 28, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 58% 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 Palmarejo is decreasing during August, decreasing from 11.8 miles per hour to 10.5 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 14, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 12.2 miles per hour, while on October 10, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.9 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in August
The hourly average wind direction in Palmarejo throughout August is predominantly from the east, with a peak proportion of 98% on August 1.
Wind Direction in August
Palmarejo 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 Palmarejo is essentially constant during August, remaining around 83°F throughout.
Average Water Temperature in August
Temperatures in Palmarejo are sufficiently warm year round that it is not entirely meaningful to discuss the growing season in these terms. We nevertheless include the chart below as an illustration of the distribution of temperatures experienced throughout the year.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in August
The average accumulated growing degree days in Palmarejo are rapidly increasing during August, increasing by 886°F, from 5,620°F to 6,505°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in August
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Palmarejo is essentially constant during August, remaining within 0.2 kWh of 5.5 kWh throughout.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in August
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Palmarejo are 18.068 deg latitude, -66.325 deg longitude, and 791 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Palmarejo contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,096 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 776 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (3,117 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (4,416 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Palmarejo is covered by trees (47%) and grassland (42%), within 10 miles by trees (40%) and grassland (35%), and within 50 miles by water (68%) and trees (17%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Palmarejo, 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 Palmarejo.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Palmarejo 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 Palmarejo is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Palmarejo and a given station.
Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .