Despite temperatures in the 40′s and a cool easterly wind that gives the impression that ‘fall is in the air’, Muskegon had slightly above average warmth in August. The month ended with 6 days of above normal temperatures. This streak hauled temperatures up to +.3° for the month.
Appropriately the last day, Thursday the 31st was warmest at 87°. Sunday the 20th saw the low temp of the month 48°.
August saw an average wind speed of 7.4 knots. This is .1 lower than July.
The windiest day was Tuesday the 15th at 11.2 knots. Thursday the 24th was the lightest wind day at 2.3 knots.
As the table below shows south the most popular and warm wind direction. By a slight margin days with west wind were above norm in temps.
Precipitation for August in Muskegon was 2.25 inches. This is well below the norm of 3.41″.
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