Average Weather in August in Pequot Lakes Minnesota, United States
Daily high temperatures decrease by 5°F, from 80°F to 75°F, rarely falling below 65°F or exceeding 89°F.
Daily low temperatures decrease by 4°F, from 58°F to 54°F, rarely falling below 43°F or exceeding 67°F.
For reference, on July 18, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Pequot Lakes typically range from 59°F to 81°F, while on January 15, the coldest day of the year, they range from 2°F to 20°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 Pequot Lakes experiences gradually increasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy increasing from 27% to 33%.
The clearest day of the month is August 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 73% of the time.
For reference, on February 5, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 64%, while on July 31, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 73%.
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 Pequot Lakes, the chance of a wet day over the course of August is essentially constant, remaining around 32% throughout.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 41% on June 29, and its lowest chance is 6% on February 3.
Probability of Precipitation in August
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during August in Pequot Lakes is essentially constant, remaining about 2.8 inches throughout, and rarely exceeding 4.7 inches or falling below 1.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in August
Over the course of August in Pequot Lakes, 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, 28 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 2 minutes, 56 seconds, and weekly decrease of 20 minutes, 35 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is August 31, with 13 hours, 23 minutes of daylight and the longest day is August 1, with 14 hours, 51 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in August
The earliest sunrise of the month in Pequot Lakes is 5:57 AM on August 1 and the latest sunrise is 38 minutes later at 6:35 AM on August 31.
The latest sunset is 8:48 PM on August 1 and the earliest sunset is 50 minutes earlier at 7:58 PM on August 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Pequot Lakes 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 5:23 AM and sets 15 hours, 50 minutes later, at 9:14 PM, while on December 22, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:58 AM and sets 8 hours, 34 minutes later, at 4:32 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in August
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Pequot Lakes is decreasing during August, falling from 25% to 16% over the course of the month.
For reference, on July 18, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 26% of the time, while on January 1, 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 Pequot Lakes is increasing during August, increasing from 9.5 miles per hour to 10.7 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on April 2, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 12.7 miles per hour, while on August 1, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 9.5 miles per hour.
The lowest daily average wind speed during August is 9.5 miles per hour on August 1.
Average Wind Speed in August
Wind Direction in August
The growing season in Pequot Lakes typically lasts for 4.3 months (134 days), from around May 13 to around September 24, rarely starting before April 25 or after May 31, and rarely ending before September 7 or after October 11.
The month of August in Pequot Lakes is very likely fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season gradually decreasing from 100% to 96% 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 Pequot Lakes are rapidly increasing during August, increasing by 497°F, from 1,346°F to 1,842°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in August
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Pequot Lakes is decreasing during August, falling by 1.2 kWh, from 6.6 kWh to 5.4 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 Pequot Lakes are 46.603 deg latitude, -94.309 deg longitude, and 1,260 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Pequot Lakes contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 177 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,265 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (348 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (837 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Pequot Lakes is covered by trees (64%) and cropland (22%), within 10 miles by trees (56%) and water (22%), and within 50 miles by trees (60%) and cropland (24%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Pequot Lakes 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 Pequot Lakes.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Pequot Lakes 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 Pequot Lakes is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Pequot Lakes and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Pine River Regional Airport (62%, 15 kilometers, north); Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport (26%, 26 kilometers, southeast); and Staples Municipal Airport (11%, 45 kilometers, southwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .