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August Weather in Södertälje Sweden

Daily high temperatures decrease by 6°F, from 71°F to 64°F, rarely falling below 57°F or exceeding 79°F.

Daily low temperatures decrease by 5°F, from 52°F to 48°F, rarely falling below 39°F or exceeding 59°F.

For reference, on July 21, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Södertälje typically range from 53°F to 71°F, while on February 9, the coldest day of the year, they range from 20°F to 31°F.

Average High and Low Temperature in August in Södertälje

Average High and Low Temperature in August in Södertälje18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313130°F30°F35°F35°F40°F40°F45°F45°F50°F50°F55°F55°F60°F60°F65°F65°F70°F70°F75°F75°F80°F80°FJulSepAug 171°FAug 171°F52°F52°FAug 3164°FAug 3164°F48°F48°FAug 1170°FAug 1170°F52°F52°FAug 2167°FAug 2167°F50°F50°F
The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.

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 in Södertälje

Average Hourly Temperature in August in Södertälje18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AMJulSepcoldcoolcoolcomfortablevery cold
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Haines, Alaska, United States (4,129 miles away) and Upper Bear Creek, Colorado, United States (4,881 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Södertälje (view comparison).

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The month of August in Södertälje experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 48% throughout the month.

The clearest day of the month is August 2, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 54% of the time.

For reference, on November 27, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 75%, while on July 11, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 57%.

Cloud Cover Categories in August in Södertälje

Cloud Cover Categories in August in Södertälje1815222911223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031310%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%JulSepAug 154%Aug 154%Aug 3151%Aug 3151%Aug 1153%Aug 1153%Aug 2151%Aug 2151%clearmostly clearpartly cloudymostly cloudyovercast
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Södertälje, the chance of a wet day over the course of August is essentially constant, remaining around 28% throughout.

For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 29% on November 13, and its lowest chance is 17% on March 11.

Probability of Precipitation in August in Södertälje

The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).

Rainfall

To show variation within the month and not just the monthly total, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.

The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Södertälje is essentially constant, remaining about 2.1 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 3.9 inches or falling below 0.6 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall in August in Södertälje

The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average snowfall.

Over the course of August in Södertälje, the length of the day is very rapidly decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 2 hours, 30 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 4 minutes, 59 seconds, and weekly decrease of 34 minutes, 54 seconds.

The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 14 hours, 9 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 16 hours, 39 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August in Södertälje

The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

The earliest sunrise of the month in Södertälje is 4:35 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 1 hour, 9 minutes later at 5:44 AM on August 31.

The latest sunset is 9:14 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 1 hour, 21 minutes earlier at 7:53 PM on August 31.

Daylight saving time is observed in Södertälje 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 3:34 AM and sets 18 hours, 34 minutes later, at 10:08 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 8:44 AM and sets 6 hours, 7 minutes later, at 2:51 PM.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August in Södertälje

The solar day over the course of August. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray.

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 in Södertälje

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in August in Södertälje18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030313112 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMJulSepJul 103:17 AMJul 103:17 AMJul 244:38 AMJul 244:38 AMAug 83:51 PMAug 83:51 PMAug 222:03 PMAug 222:03 PMSep 72:52 AMSep 72:52 AMSep 211:55 AMSep 211:55 AM3:26 AM3:26 AM10:54 PM10:54 PM10:01 PM10:01 PM3:44 AM3:44 AM9:39 PM9:39 PM8:59 PM8:59 PM6:00 AM6:00 AM5:53 AM5:53 AM8:13 PM8:13 PM7:21 PM7:21 PM6:32 AM6:32 AM
The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.
Aug 2021IlluminationMoonriseMoonsetMoonriseMeridian PassingDistance
1
44%-3:19 PMWNW11:27 PMNE7:11 AMS250,819 mi
2
34%-4:40 PMNW11:39 PMNE7:54 AMS251,288 mi
3
25%-5:59 PMNW11:57 PMNE8:40 AMS250,948 mi
4
17%-7:13 PMNW-9:28 AMS249,878 mi
5
10%12:27 AMNNE8:13 PMNNW-10:18 AMS248,205 mi
6
5%1:14 AMNNE8:55 PMNW-11:09 AMS246,094 mi
7
1%2:22 AMNE9:22 PMNW-12:01 PMS243,724 mi
8
0%3:44 AMNE9:39 PMNW-12:52 PMS241,273 mi
9
1%5:13 AMNE9:49 PMWNW-1:41 PMS238,893 mi
10
4%6:45 AMENE9:57 PMWNW-2:29 PMS236,699 mi
11
10%8:16 AMENE10:03 PMW-3:15 PMS234,761 mi
12
18%9:47 AME10:09 PMW-4:02 PMS233,108 mi
13
28%11:19 AME10:15 PMWSW-4:49 PMS231,746 mi
14
39%12:54 PMESE10:22 PMWSW-5:39 PMS230,671 mi
15
50%2:31 PMSE10:33 PMSW-6:32 PMS229,894 mi
16
63%4:10 PMSE10:49 PMSW-7:30 PMS229,449 mi
17
74%5:45 PMSE11:17 PMSW-8:31 PMS229,396 mi
18
84%7:05 PMSSE--9:35 PMS229,809 mi
19
91%-12:05 AMSSW7:59 PMSE10:39 PMS230,758 mi
20
97%-1:19 AMSW8:30 PMSE11:40 PMS232,274 mi
21
99%-2:50 AMSW8:48 PMSE--
22
100%-4:26 AMSW8:59 PMESE12:37 AMS234,333 mi
23
100%-6:00 AMWSW9:06 PMESE1:29 AMS236,840 mi
24
97%-7:29 AMWSW9:12 PME2:16 AMS239,642 mi
25
93%-8:55 AMW9:17 PME3:00 AMS242,537 mi
26
87%-10:17 AMW9:21 PMENE3:43 AMS245,302 mi
27
79%-11:38 AMWNW9:26 PMENE4:24 AMS247,717 mi
28
70%-1:00 PMWNW9:33 PMENE5:06 AMS249,583 mi
29
61%-2:21 PMNW9:43 PMNE5:48 AMS250,743 mi
30
50%-3:42 PMNW9:58 PMNE6:33 AMS251,093 mi
31
41%-4:59 PMNW10:22 PMNE7:20 AMS250,594 mi

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

The chance that a given day will be muggy in Södertälje is essentially constant during August, remaining within 1% of 1% throughout.

The highest chance of a muggy day during August is 1% on August 1.

For reference, on August 1, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 1% of the time, while on September 17, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.

Humidity Comfort Levels in August in Södertälje

Humidity Comfort Levels in August in Södertälje1815222911223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031310%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%JulSepAug 11%Aug 11%Aug 310%Aug 310%Aug 111%Aug 111%Aug 211%Aug 211%humidhumidcomfortablecomfortabledrydry
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point.

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in Södertälje is gradually increasing during August, increasing from 5.8 miles per hour to 6.6 miles per hour over the course of the month.

For reference, on January 2, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 7.5 miles per hour, while on July 19, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.7 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed in August in Södertälje

The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

The hourly average wind direction in Södertälje throughout August is predominantly from the west, with a peak proportion of 34% on August 7.

Wind Direction in August in Södertälje

Wind Direction in August in Södertälje1815222911223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031310%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%JulSepwestsouthnortheast
northeastsouthwest
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions, excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1.0 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Södertälje 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 Södertälje is gradually decreasing during August, falling by 2°F, from 63°F to 60°F, over the course of the month.

The highest average surface water temperature during August is 63°F on August 8.

Average Water Temperature in August in Södertälje

The daily average water temperature (purple line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

The growing season in Södertälje typically lasts for 4.5 months (136 days), from around May 18 to around October 1, rarely starting before April 30 or after June 5, and rarely ending before September 11 or after October 20.

The month of August in Södertälje is reliably fully within the growing season.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in August in Södertälje

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in August in Södertäljegrowing season1815222911223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031310%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%JulSep100%Aug 16100%Aug 1690%Sep 1190%Sep 11Jul 26100%Jul 26100%very coldcoldcoolcomfortablewarm
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

The average accumulated growing degree days in Södertälje are increasing during August, increasing by 310°F, from 810°F to 1,120°F, over the course of the month.

Growing Degree Days in August in Södertälje

The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of August, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Södertälje is decreasing during August, falling by 1.5 kWh, from 5.4 kWh to 3.9 kWh, over the course of the month.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in August in Södertälje

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in August in Södertälje1815222911223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303031310 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWhJulSepAug 15.4 kWhAug 15.4 kWhAug 313.9 kWhAug 313.9 kWhAug 114.9 kWhAug 114.9 kWhAug 214.4 kWhAug 214.4 kWh
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Södertälje are 59.196 deg latitude, 17.625 deg longitude, and 95 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Södertälje contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 289 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 144 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (348 feet). Within 50 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (466 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Södertälje is covered by artificial surfaces (72%) and trees (22%), within 10 miles by trees (46%) and water (21%), and within 50 miles by water (38%) and trees (36%).

This report illustrates the typical weather in Södertälje, 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 Södertälje.

For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Södertälje 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 Södertälje is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Södertälje and a given station.

The stations contributing to this reconstruction are:

To get a sense of how much these sources agree with each other, you can view a comparison of Södertälje and the stations that contribute to our estimates of its temperature history and climate. Please note that each source's contribution is adjusted for elevation and the relative change present in the MERRA-2 data.

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.

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