Fort Simpson
Canada
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

August weather forecast and climate
Fort Simpson, Canada

August, the last month of the summer, in Fort Simpson, is also an agreeable month, with temperature in the range of an average low of 8.5°C (47.3°F) and an average high of 20.9°C (69.6°F).

Temperature

In Fort Simpson, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - a pleasant 20.9°C (69.6°F). In August, in Fort Simpson, the average low-temperature is 8.5°C (47.3°F).

Humidity

In Fort Simpson, the average relative humidity is 53.7%.

Rainfall

In Fort Simpson, during August, the rain falls for 11 days and regularly aggregates up to 60.9mm (2.4") of precipitation. In Fort Simpson, during the entire year, the rain falls for 57.2 days and collects up to 238.5mm (9.4") of precipitation.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall in Fort Simpson are January through June, August through December. August is the first month it typically snows in Fort Simpson. Throughout August, in the average 3.2 snowfall days, it receives 5mm (0.2") of snow. Throughout the year, there are 12.7 snowfall days, and 1871mm (73.7") of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Fort Simpson is 15.8h.

Sunshine

In August, the average sunshine in Fort Simpson is 8.5h.

UV index

In Fort Simpson, the average daily maximum UV index is 4. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 4 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in August in Fort Simpson?

In Fort Simpson, Canada, in August, the average high-temperature is 20.9°C (69.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 8.5°C (47.3°F).

What is the average humidity in August in Fort Simpson?

In Fort Simpson, Canada, the average relative humidity in August is 53.7%.

How much does it rain in Fort Simpson in August?

In Fort Simpson, during August, the rain falls for 11 days and regularly aggregates up to 60.9mm (2.4") of precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Fort Simpson?

August is the first month it typically snows in Fort Simpson, Canada. Throughout August, in the average 3.2 snowfall days, it receives 5mm (0.2") of snow.

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

In Fort Simpson, the average length of the day in August is 15.8h.

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

In Fort Simpson, the average sunshine in August is 8.5h.

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

In Fort Simpson, Canada, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in August - Fort Simpson, Canada
  • Average high temperature in August: 20.9°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 (-19.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in August: 8.5°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (11.2°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-28.5°C).

Average humidity in August - Fort Simpson, Canada
  • Average humidity in August: 53.7%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (83.2%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is May (43.6%).

Average rainfall in August - Fort Simpson, Canada
  • Average rainfall in August: 60.9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (61.1mm).
Driest months (with the lowest rainfall) are February and December (0mm).

Average rainfall days in August - Fort Simpson, Canada
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (12.1 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is December (0 days).

Average snowfall in August - Fort Simpson, Canada
  • Average snowfall in August: 5mm

The month with the highest snowfall is November (334mm).
The month with the lowest snowfall is July (0mm).

Average snowfall days in August - Fort Simpson, Canada
  • Average snowfall days in August: 3.2 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is July (3.5 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are January, February, March, November and December (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Fort Simpson, Canada
  • Average daylight in August: 15.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 19.5h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 5.4h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 8.5h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 1h).

Average UV index in August - Fort Simpson, Canada
  • Average UV index in August: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 0).