Weather in Maryland, United States in August

So you're interested in going to Maryland, United States in August

August is a hot and rainy time for sunbathing in Maryland. August is a good month for swimming in Maryland with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Maryland in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for August.

Temperature in Maryland in August

The average maximum temperature in Maryland in August is 29°. The average maximum temperature is 30° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

The average temperature in Maryland in August is 24°. The average temperature ranges is 25° in the previous month and 21° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Maryland in August is 20°. The minimum temperature is 21° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

Sunshine in Maryland in August

The average day light hours per day in Maryland in August are 13.7 and there are 9.4 hours of sunshine per day on average during August making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Maryland in August is typically 9.3 during August. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Maryland in August

The average sea water temperature in Maryland in August is 22.6° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Maryland in August

The average total rainfall in Maryland in August is 63.5cm and on average there are 11.1 rainy days in August making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Maryland in August

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Maryland in August is 22° which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 23° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Maryland in August is typically 92.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 90.8% in the previous month and 91.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Maryland in August is typically 78.2%. The average relative humidity is 77% in the previous month and 77.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Maryland in August

The average maximum wind speed in Maryland in August is typically 19kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 21kmh in the previous month and 21kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Maryland in August is typically 9kmh. The average wind speed is 9kmh in the previous month and 11kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Maryland in August is from the South East.

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