August weather forecast and climate
Cape Nome, AK

Weather in August

The last month of the summer, August, is also a fresh month in Cape Nome, Alaska, with temperature in the range of an average high of 54°F (12.2°C) and an average low of 48.7°F (9.3°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in July - a still fresh 54°F (12.2°C). In August, in Cape Nome, the average low-temperature is 48.7°F (9.3°C).

Humidity

In Cape Nome, the average relative humidity in August is 82%.

Rainfall

August is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 15.9 days and accumulates 2.2" (56mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Cape Nome snow does not fall in June through August.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 16.3h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine is 7.1h.

UV index

May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 3, are months with the highest UV index. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against the skin and eye damage is obliged. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Cape Nome?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Cape Nome, Alaska, is 54°F (12.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 48.7°F (9.3°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Cape Nome?

In August, the average relative humidity in Cape Nome, Alaska, is 82%.

How many days does it rain in August in Cape Nome?

In Cape Nome, Alaska, in August, it is raining for 15.9 days, with typically 2.2" (56mm) of accumulated precipitation.

What is the rainiest month in Cape Nome?

The month with the most rainfall in Cape Nome is August when the rain falls for 15.9 days and typically aggregates up to 2.2" (56mm) of precipitation.

Does it snow in Cape Nome in August?

In Cape Nome, in August, it doesn't snow. In September, it regularly snows.

When it does not snow in Cape Nome?

In Cape Nome snow does not fall in June through August.

What is the average length of the day in August in Cape Nome?

In August, the average length of the day is 16.3h.

How many hours of sunshine does Cape Nome have in August?

The average sunshine in August in Cape Nome, Alaska, is 7.1h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Cape Nome?

Months with the highest UV index are May through August, with an average maximum UV index of 3.

What is the UV index reading in August in Cape Nome?

The average daily maximum UV index in August is 3. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Cape Nome, AK

Average temperature in August - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average high temperature in August: 54°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (54.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (10.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 48.7°F

Months with the highest average low temperature are July and August (48.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (2.7°F).

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Average pressure in August
Cape Nome, AK

Average pressure in August - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average pressure in August: 29.82"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is May (29.94").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is October (29.7").

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Average wind speed in August
Cape Nome, AK

Average wind speed in August - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average wind speed in August: 9.3mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is November (13.2mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (8mph).

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Average humidity in August
Cape Nome, AK

Average humidity in August - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average humidity in August: 82%

Months with the highest relative humidity are February and March (89%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (76%).

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Average rainfall in August
Cape Nome, AK

Average rainfall in August - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average rainfall in August: 2.2"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (2.2").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is May (0.71").

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Average rainfall days in August
Cape Nome, AK

Average rainfall days in August - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average rainfall days in August: 15.9 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is August (15.9 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (1.3 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Cape Nome, AK

Average snowfall in August - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is March (5.08").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July and August (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Cape Nome, AK

Average snowfall days in August - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is December (11.3 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July and August (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Cape Nome, AK

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average daylight in August: 16.3h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 21.1h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 4.2h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 7.1h

The month with the most sunshine is May (Average sunshine: 7.2h).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 0.6h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Cape Nome, AK

Average sunshine days in August - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average sunshine days in August: 13.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is March (20.8 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (13.6 days).

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Average UV index in August
Cape Nome, AK

Average UV index in August - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average UV index in August: 3

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 3).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, October, November and December (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in August
Cape Nome, AK

Average cloud cover in August - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average cloud cover in August: 59

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 60).
The month with the least cloud cover is June (Cloud cover 47).

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Average visibility in August
Cape Nome, AK

Average visibility in August - Cape Nome, AK
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April and December (5mi).

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