August weather forecast and climate
Fort Carson, CO

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Fort Carson, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between min 58.1°F (14.5°C) and max 81.5°F (27.5°C).

Temperature

In August, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in July - a still moderately hot 81.5°F (27.5°C). The average low-temperature, in Fort Carson, is 58.1°F (14.5°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is estimated at 81.9°F (27.7°C). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'apparent temperature', 'feels like', 'real feel', or 'felt air temperature', is a measure of how hot it feels when the actual air humidity is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (clothing, differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy). Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

In Fort Carson, Colorado, the average relative humidity is 47%.

Rainfall

In August, in Fort Carson, the rain falls for 14.4 days. Throughout August, 1.54" (39mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Fort Carson, Colorado, during the entire year, the rain falls for 121.1 days and collects up to 12.99" (330mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

In Fort Carson snow does not fall in June through September.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day in Fort Carson, Colorado, is 13.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Fort Carson is 11.8h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Fort Carson is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health risk from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in August transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in August in Fort Carson?

The average high-temperature, in August, in Fort Carson, Colorado, is 81.5°F (27.5°C), while the average low-temperature is 58.1°F (14.5°C). In August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'felt air temperature', 'feels like'), that represents influence of the relative humidity to air temperaure, is calculated to 81.9°F (27.7°C).

What is the average humidity in August in Fort Carson?

The average relative humidity in August in Fort Carson is 47%.

How much does it rain in Fort Carson in August?

In Fort Carson, Colorado, during August, the rain falls for 14.4 days and regularly aggregates up to 1.54" (39mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Fort Carson?

June through September are months without snowfall in Fort Carson.

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

The average length of the day in August in Fort Carson, Colorado, is 13.6h.

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

The average sunshine in August is 11.8h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Fort Carson?

In Fort Carson, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 5. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Fort Carson, CO

Average temperature in August - Fort Carson, CO
  • Average high temperature in August: 81.5°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is December (39.2°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 58.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (59.9°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is December (21.6°F).

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Average pressure in August
Fort Carson, CO

Average pressure in August - Fort Carson, CO
  • Average pressure in August: 30.01"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.12").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is April (29.9").

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Average wind speed in August
Fort Carson, CO

Average wind speed in August - Fort Carson, CO
  • Average wind speed in August: 6.5mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (8.6mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (6.5mph).

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Average humidity in August
Fort Carson, CO

Average humidity in August - Fort Carson, CO
  • Average humidity in August: 47%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (63%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (41%).

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Average rainfall in August
Fort Carson, CO

Average rainfall in August - Fort Carson, CO
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.54"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (2.2").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (0.43").

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Average rainfall days in August
Fort Carson, CO

Average rainfall days in August - Fort Carson, CO
  • Average rainfall days in August: 14.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (17.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (4.4 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Fort Carson, CO

Average snowfall in August - Fort Carson, CO
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (4.72").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Fort Carson, CO

Average snowfall days in August - Fort Carson, CO
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (9.5 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
Fort Carson, CO

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Fort Carson, CO
  • Average daylight in August: 13.6h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14.8h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.5h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 11.8h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6.9h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Fort Carson, CO

Average sunshine days in August - Fort Carson, CO
  • Average sunshine days in August: 9.5 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (22.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (8.9 days).

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Average UV index in August
Fort Carson, CO

Average UV index in August - Fort Carson, CO
  • Average UV index in August: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Fort Carson, CO

Average cloud cover in August - Fort Carson, CO
  • Average cloud cover in August: 17

The month with the most cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 25).
Months with the least cloud cover are June, September, October and November (Cloud cover 15).

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Average visibility in August
Fort Carson, CO

Average visibility in August - Fort Carson, CO
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

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

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