Orlando Weather in August
August has the hottest and most humid weather for Orlando, Florida. Yet it is less rainy now than during the rest of summer.
This page gives detailed information on the typical August temperature, precipitation, sun, humidity, wind and storms for Orlando.
The numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered at the Orlando International Airport, located near downtown Orlando and Walt Disney World Resort.
|92 °F||August average high||33 °C|
|74 °F||August average low||23 °C|
In most years, Orlando averages a daily maximum temperature for August that's between 90 and 93 degrees Fahrenheit (32 to 34 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 73 and 75 °F (23 to 24 °C).
Orlando's temperatures reach their annual peak on August 5th. This date has a daily high averaging 92.1 °F (33.4 °C) and low of 74.1 °F (23.4 °C).
|23 days||90 °F max. or more (32 °C)|
|1 day||70 °F min. or less (21 °C)|
Daytime temperatures in Orlando are at least 80 °F (27 °C) on every day in August. Temperatures above 100 °F (38 °C) are not expected here this month.
August does not normally get as cold as 60 °F (16 °C).
|7.1 in||total precipitation||181 mm|
|17 days||of rain|
Half the time, Orlando receives 5 to 8 inches (123 to 204 mm) of rainfall in August. One in four years has drier weather, while another one in four is wetter.
|3 days||clear skies|
The sun's rays reach the ground in Orlando during 61 percent of daylight hours on average in August, for a total of 248 hours in the month. Typically on 3 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.
Sunlight in August at Orlando lasts for 13 hours and 7 minutes a day on average. The longest day of the month is the 1st with 13 hours and 29 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have shortened to 12:44 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.
|79 %||August average humidity|
August is one of the most humid months for Orlando. The relative humidity usually peaks at 93 percent in the morning then drops to 60 percent by early afternoon.
|Local Time||1 am||4 am||7 am||10 am||1 pm||4 pm||7 pm||10 pm||Humidity %||91||93||92||70||60||66||78||86|
|7.2 mph||August wind speed average||11.6 kph|
August is Orlando's least windy month.
|4 days||rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more|
|18 days||with thunderstorms in August|
|8 %||chance a named storm approaches|
There's a two percent probability that a hurricane will approach within 100 miles (165 km) of Orlando during August. The chance of a major hurricane (category 3 to 5) reaching the area is one percent.
These weather data are long-term historical averages provided by the National Climatic Data Center of the United States. The temperature and precipitation numbers are 1981-2010 normals while the humidity and thunderstorm statistics are 1961-1990 normals. The named storm probabilities come from the Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, Hurricane Research Division.