August weather forecast
Gunnison, CO

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer, in Gunnison, is also an agreeable month, with average temperature ranging between max 73.2°F (22.9°C) and min 42.1°F (5.6°C).

Temperature

In Gunnison, Colorado, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in July - an agreeable 73.2°F (22.9°C). In August, the average low-temperature is 42.1°F (5.6°C).

Humidity

In Gunnison, Colorado, the average relative humidity is 53%.

Rainfall

In August, in Gunnison, Colorado, the rain falls for 11.1 days. Throughout August, 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, in Gunnison, Colorado, there are 83.5 rainfall days, and 9.33" (237mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January through June, August, October through December are months with snowfall. August is the first month it typically snows. Throughout August, in the average 0.1 snowfall days, it receives 0.31" (8mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Gunnison, there are 77.9 snowfall days, and 41.65" (1058mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

The average length of the day is 13.6h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in August is 11.7h.

UV index

In Gunnison, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 4 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the average humidity in August in Gunnison?

In August, the average relative humidity is 53%.

How much does it rain in Gunnison in August?

In Gunnison, Colorado, in August, during 11.1 rainfall days, 0.79" (20mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When does it start to snow in Gunnison?

August is the first month it typically snows. Throughout August, in the average 0.1 snowfall days, it receives 0.31" (8mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Gunnison have in August?

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

How long on average sun shines in August in Gunnison?

In August, the average sunshine in Gunnison, Colorado, is 11.7h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Gunnison?

In Gunnison, Colorado, the average daily maximum UV index in August is 4. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in August
Gunnison, CO

Average temperature in August - Gunnison, CO
  • Average high temperature in August: 73.2°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (75.6°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 42.1°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (44.1°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (1.9°F).

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Average pressure in August
Gunnison, CO

Average pressure in August - Gunnison, CO
  • Average pressure in August: 30.07"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.23").
Months with the lowest atmospheric pressure are April and May (29.94").

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Average wind speed in August
Gunnison, CO

Average wind speed in August - Gunnison, CO
  • Average wind speed in August: 4.7mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are May and June (6.3mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are January and December (4.5mph).

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Average humidity in August
Gunnison, CO

Average humidity in August - Gunnison, CO
  • Average humidity in August: 53%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (88%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is June (44%).

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Average rainfall in August
Gunnison, CO

Average rainfall in August - Gunnison, CO
  • Average rainfall in August: 0.79"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (1.3").
The driest months (with the least rainfall) are September and November (0.55").

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Average rainfall days in August
Gunnison, CO

Average rainfall days in August - Gunnison, CO
  • Average rainfall days in August: 11.1 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (15.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is November (2.5 days).

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Average snowfall in August
Gunnison, CO

Average snowfall in August - Gunnison, CO
  • Average snowfall in August: 0.31"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (6.97").
Months with the least snowfall are July and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in August
Gunnison, CO

Average snowfall days in August - Gunnison, CO
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (12.8 days).
The month with the least snowfall days is July (0 days).

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Average daylight in August /
Average sunshine in August
Gunnison, CO

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Gunnison, 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: 11.7h

The month with the most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 11.9h).
The month with the least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6.3h).

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Average sunshine days in August
Gunnison, CO

Average sunshine days in August - Gunnison, CO
  • Average sunshine days in August: 13.2 days

Months with the most sunshine days are October and November (21.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is July (9.7 days).

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Average UV index in August
Gunnison, CO

Average UV index in August - Gunnison, CO
  • Average UV index in August: 4

The month with the highest UV index is July (UV index 5).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, October, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in August
Gunnison, CO

Average cloud cover in August - Gunnison, CO
  • Average cloud cover in August: 15

The month with the most cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 35).
Months with the least cloud cover are June and September (Cloud cover 12).

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Average visibility in August
Gunnison, CO

Average visibility in August - Gunnison, CO
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January and February (4mi).

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