Fort McMurray
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Fort McMurray, Canada

August, the last month of the summer, in Fort McMurray, is also an agreeable month, with average temperature ranging between min 8.6°C (47.5°F) and max 22.2°C (72°F).

Temperature

In Fort McMurray, the average high-temperature in August is practically the same as in July - an agreeable 22.2°C (72°F). In August, in Fort McMurray, the average low-temperature is 8.6°C (47.5°F).

Rainfall

In Fort McMurray, in August, during 13.2 rainfall days, 57.1mm (2.2") of precipitation is typically accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 83.8 rainfall days, and 316.5mm (12.5") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Fort McMurray, Canada, in August, it doesn't snow. In September, it regularly snows. Throughout the year, 1340mm (52.8") of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Fort McMurray, Canada, the average length of the day in August is 15.1h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine is 8.6h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Fort McMurray is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
In August, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in August in Fort McMurray?

In Fort McMurray, Canada, in August, the average high-temperature is 22.2°C (72°F), and the average low-temperature is 8.6°C (47.5°F).

How many days does it rain in August in Fort McMurray?

In Fort McMurray, Canada, in August, during 13.2 rainfall days, 57.1mm (2.2") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

Does it snow in Fort McMurray in August?

In Fort McMurray, in August, it doesn't snow. In September, it regularly snows.

How many hours of daylight does Fort McMurray have in August?

In August, the average length of the day in Fort McMurray, Canada, is 15.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Fort McMurray have in August?

In Fort McMurray, the average sunshine in August is 8.6h.

What is the UV index reading in August in Fort McMurray?

In Fort McMurray, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Fort McMurray, Canada
  • Average high temperature in August: 22.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (23.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (-12.2°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 8.6°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (10.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-22.5°C).

Average rainfall in August - Fort McMurray, Canada
  • Average rainfall in August: 57.1mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (80.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is January (0.4mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Fort McMurray, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in August: 13.2 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.8 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January and February (0.6 days).

Average snowfall in August - Fort McMurray, Canada
  • Average snowfall in August: 0mm

The month with the highest snowfall is January (238mm).
Months with the lowest snowfall are June, July and August (0mm).

Average snowfall days in August - Fort McMurray, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (13.2 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Fort McMurray, Canada
  • Average daylight in August: 15.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 17.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 6.9h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8.6h

The month with most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 9.2h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 2.1).

Average UV index in August - Fort McMurray, Canada
  • Average UV index in August: 5

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 0).